Alexander Longin joined the Institute for European Tort Law (ETL) of the Austrian Academy of Sciences as a research assistant in October 2014. Alexander studied Law at the University of Vienna, where he graduated in 2016. During his studies, Alexander Longin spent five months in Paris to study at the Université Panthéon-Assas (Paris II). Currently, he is working on his Doctoral Thesis under the supervision of Prof. Ernst Karner and Prof. Helmut Koziol in the field of contract law.
Alexander Longin was awarded the Würdigungspreis of the Austrian Federal Ministry of Science, Research and Economy in November 2016 and was ranked first of the graduates of his faculty in 2015/16. In December 2016, he was awarded the Heinrich-Klang-Preis.
During his studies, Alexander Longin worked for several law firms. Further, he is fluent in English and French. In his free-time, Alexander Longin plays in various orchestras as a classical musician and he is also a hobby sailor.
Main Areas of Research
- Austrian and European tort law
- Comparative law
- Real estate related private law
- Construction contract law
- Private law
- Anmerkung zu OGH 24.5.2016, 1 Ob 62/16y in EvBl 2017/10, ÖJZ 2017, 77
- Ausschluss negatorischer Beseitigungsansprüche wegen übermäßigen Aufwands (1. Teil), JBl 2017, 420
- Ausschluss negatorischer Beseitigungsansprüche wegen übermäßigen Aufwands (2. Teil), JBl 2017, 493
- Anmerkung zu OGH 25.4.2018, 2 Ob 230/17p in EvBl 2018/153, ÖJZ 2018, 1066