Tuesday, 08 October 2013 18:51

International Hellenic University honors Prof. Dr. Dr. h.c. Herbert Kronke

The International Hellenic University awarded Prof. Dr. Dr. h.c. Herbert Kronke an Honorary Degree in a ceremony in Thessaloniki on 20 April 2013. The Honorary Doctorate was bestowed by Prof. Dr. Athanassios Kaissis. In admitting Professor Herbert Kronke to the award, the International Hellenic University paid tribute to a man who is regarded as a pioneer in the field of Transnational and European Law. In his speech of presentation, Professor Kaissis also thanked Professor Kronke for his contribution to the development of the LLM in Transnational and European Commercial Law and Alternative Dispute Resolution programme of the International Hellenic University.

IHU Graduation Ceremony 2013

Herbert Kronke is Professor of Law and Director of the Institute for Private Law, Conflict of Laws and International Business Law at Heidelberg University (on leave) and Arbitrator at the Iran-United States Claims Tribunal in The Hague. From 2010 to 2012 he was Dean of the Faculty of Law. From 1998 to 2008 Professor Kronke served as Secretary-General of UNIDROIT.

Professor Kronke is author of some 150 books and articles in the fields of contract law, commercial law, company law and capital markets law, conflict of laws, international civil procedure and arbitration.He is a member of the Working Group on International Commercial Practices of the National Committee of the ICC, the ICC Commission on Arbitration, the German Institution of Arbitration and the Swiss Arbitration Association, the London Court of International Arbitration (European User Group), the panels of the China International Economic and Trade Arbitration Commission (CIETAC) and the Cairo Regional Centre for International Commercial Arbitration. He serves both in ad hoc, ICC and other institutional arbitrations.

IHU Graduation Ceremony 2013