Professor Iris Eisenberger

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Iris

Iris Eisenberger is a Professor of Public Law and European Economic Law at the University of Graz.

Her research focus includes technology law, public economic law, and the protection of fundamental and human rights. Theoretical, methodological, and didactical questions are key elements of her research and her teaching. She has wide experience in interdisciplinary research as well as in running and participating in nationally and internationally funded research projects.

After obtaining her PhD in Law from the University of Graz, Austria, and a Master of Science in Political Theory from the London School of Economics and Political Science, UK. She received her Habilitation for Constitutional Law, Administrative Law, and the related fields of European Union Law for her book on “Innovation in the Law” from the University of Vienna in 2014.

She held a position as Professor of Law and Head of the Institute of Law at the University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences, Vienna, from January 2016 until February 2020.

She has held visiting positions at numerous renowned universities including the European University Institute in Florence, the University of Freiburg, the Program on Science, Technology and Society at Harvard University, the Mekelle University in Ethiopia, the Macau University and the Technical University Munich.

Selected Publications

Eisenberger, Iris. Innovation im Recht. Wien. Verlag Österreich. 2016.

 

Buocz, Thomas; Ehrke-Rabel, Tina; Hoedl, Elisabeth; Eisenberger, Iris. Bitcoin and the GDPR: Allocating responsibility in distributed networks. In: Computer Law & Security Review. 35,2. 2019. 182-198. doi:10.1016/j.clsr.2018.12.003

 

Miernicki, Martin; Hofmann, Thilo; Eisenberger, Iris; von der Kammer, Frank; Praetorius, Antonia. A Legal and practical challenges in classifying nanomaterials according to regulatory definitions. In: Nature Nanotechnology. 14,3. 2019. 208 – 216.

 

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Curriculum vitae

since 2020

Professor of Public Law and European Economic Law at the University of Graz

 

since 2017          

Guest Professor at the Jigme Singye Wangchuck School of Law, Bhutan

 

since 2012          

Guest Researcher at the University of Macau, PRC (periodic)

 

2016 – 2020

Professor of Law at and Head of the Institute of Law, University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences, Vienna

 

2017 – 2019

Guest Professor at the Munich Center for Technology in Society, Technical University of Munich

 

2015 – 2016       

Guest Professor at Mekelle University, Ethiopia

 

2015

Assistant Professor (Tenure Track) at the Department of Constitutional and Administrative Law, University of Vienna

 

2000 – 2014

Full-time Researcher and Lecturer in Law at the Department of Constitutional and Administrative Law, University of Vienna