Dr.iur.

Christa Kissling

Senior Post-Doc

Phone
+43 1 4277-29659

E-Mail
christa.kissling(at)oeaw.ac.at

Curriculum Vitae


Academic Record

6/1994

  • Graduation as Licentiata iuris (Lic. iur.) from the Faculty of Law and Economics at the University of Berne, Switzerland (magna cum laude)
  • Faculty award for the third best graduation in law in summer term 1994 (June 29, 1994)

6/2005

  • Graduation as Doctor iuris (Dr.iur.) from the Faculty of Law at the University of Berne, Switzerland (summa cum laude)
  • "Dogmatische Begründung des Haushaltschadens - Ein Beitrag zur haftpflichtrechtlichen Behandlung unentgeltlicher Tätigkeiten", Abhandlungen zum schweizerischen Recht (ASR) Bd. 717, Stämpfli Verlag AG Berne 2006
  • awarded by the Schweizerische Gesellschaft für Haftpflicht- und Versicherungsrecht (SGHVR) (September 8, 2006)

Professional Career

8/1994-9/2002

  • Research and teaching assistant at the Institute for Civil Law at the University of Berne (co-director: Prof. Dr. iur. Thomas Koller, Professor for Private Law and Social Security Law, in consideration of Tax Law); main field: Private Law, in consideration of Social Security Law and Tax Law

10/2002-06/2014

  • Researcher/Senior Researcher at the European Centre of Tort and Insurance Law (ECTIL), Vienna (managing and executive director: o. Univ.-Prof. i.R. Dr. DDr. h.c. Helmut Koziol)

07/2014- 06/2015

  • Senior Scientist at the Institute for European Tort Law of the Austrian Academy of Sciences and the University of Graz (acting director: Univ.-Prof. Dr. Ernst Karner)

07/2015- 03/2016

  • Senior Scientist at the European Centre of Tort and Insurance Law (ECTIL), Vienna (managing and executive director: o. Univ.-Prof. i.R. Dr. DDr. h.c. Helmut Koziol)

since 03/2016

  • Senior Post-Doc at the Institute for European Tort Law of the Austrian Academy of Sciences and the University of Graz (director: Univ.-Prof. Dr. Ernst Karner)


Main Areas of Research

Main Areas of Research

  • Swiss and European tort law
  • Comparative law
  • Private law

Selected Publications

Selected Publications

  • Dogmatische Begründung des Haushaltschadens - Ein Beitrag zur haftpflichtrechtlichen Behandlung unentgeltlicher Tätigkeiten, Abhandlungen zum schweizerischen Recht (ASR) Bd. 717, Stämpfli Verlag AG Berne 2006
  • Rechtsvergleichende Aspekte der Haftung bei mangelnder staatlicher Aufsicht und Kontrolle - am Beispiel der Bankenaufsicht in der Schweiz sowie in Österreich und Deutschland, Zeitschrift des Bernischen Juristenvereins (ZBJV) 2009, 137-185
  • Compensation for Pecuniary and Non-Pecuniary Loss,  in: Attila Fenyves/Ernst Karner/Helmut Koziol/Elisabeth Steiner (eds), Tort  Law in the Jurisprudence of the European Court of Human Rights, Berlin/Boston 2011, 579-723 (co-author: Denis Kelliher, Barrister-at-Law)
  • Impact of Bribery on Contracts Under Swiss Civil Law, in: Michael Joachim Bonell/Olaf Meyer (eds), The Impact of Corruption on International Commercial Contracts, Cham 2015, 351-390
  • Nichtigkeit von Verträgen als Folge von Privatbestechung?, in: Susan Emmenegger/Stephanie Hrubesch-Millauer/Frédéric Krauskopf/Stephan Wolf (eds.), Brücken bauen, Festschrift für Thomas Koller, Bern 2018, 397-436