keirse.pngMonika Hinteregger

Full Professor of Private Law at the University of Graz

Deputy Director,
Institute for European Tort Law (Austrian Academy of Sciences and University of Graz)

University of Graz,
Institute for Civil law, Foreign and Private International Law,
Universit├Ątsstra├če 15/D4,
Austria 8010 Graz

Telephone: +43/316/380-3322
Fax: +43/316/380-9425


Curriculum Vitae
Monika Hinteregger is based in Graz, Austria. In October 1996 she was appointed distinguished professor of Civil Law at the Department of Civil Law, Foreign and International Law of the Karl Franzens University Graz. Since November 2003 she has been serving as president of the Senate of the Karl Franzens University Graz. Her regular teaching activities cover a broad range of Austrian Civil Law (law of obligations, property law, tort law and family law) and selected topics of European Law. Her research activities focus inter alia on European and Austrian tort law and civil liability for modern technologies, especially environmental and nuclear liability. She served several times as a visiting professor at other universities in Europe (Hungary, Italy), USA (Rutgers Law School, Camden, New Jersey), and Asia (University of Malaya, Malaysia) and as a legal advisor to the Austrian government concerning the drafting of legislation in the field of environmental and nuclear liability as well as general tort law.