Volker Roeben

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Professor of Energy Law and Global Regulation


Volker Roeben is Professor of Energy Law and Global Regulation at the University of Dundee, as well as a visiting Professor at the China University of Political Science and Law, Beijing, docent at the University of Turku and adjunct Professor at the University of Houston.

Prior to coming to Dundee, he was a Professor at Swansea University and a Senior Research Fellow at the Max Planck Institute for Comparative Public Law and International Law. He has held visiting professorships inter alia at the University of Chicago School of Law, has served as a clerk to Justice Di Fabio of the German Constitutional Court, and advised the Energy Charter, the European Parliament, international organisations and national parliaments.


Volker’s research combines energy law with public international law, European Union law and the theory of global law, with several books and numerous articles published and a research monograph on the European Energy Union in press with Cambridge University Press. He also serves on the board of the Max Planck Encyclopedia of Comparative Constitutional Law.