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Rechtswissenschaftliche Fakultät Dr. iur. Nicolas Bueno


Academic Positions

2020 - Assistant Professor in Public International and European Law - FernUni Schweiz / UniDistance Suisse - Website
2018 - SNSF-Ambizione Postdoctoral Researcher (University of Zurich)
Principal Investigator: Rethinking Labour Rights in the Global Economy


Course Co-Titular In International Law (Università della Svizzera italiana). Course Titular with Professor Ilaria Espa.

2020   Professor Replacement in International Economic Law (University of Zurich). Replacement of Professor Christine Kaufmann
2020  Guest Professor in Business and Human Rights (University of Alcalá, Madrid)
2018  Professor Replacement in International Economic Law (University of Lausanne). Replacement of Professor Andreas Ziegler
2017 SNSF-Postdoc Mobility Researcher (London School of Economics)

SNSF-Postdoc Mobility Researcher (Université de Louvain)

2015 Lecturer in Business and Human Rights (Dresden School of International Studies)
2012-13 Fulbright Doctoral Researcher (Columbia Law School, New York)
2010-12 Teaching and Research Assistant in Public International Law (University of Lausanne). Academic supervisors: Professors Dr Barbara Wilson and Andreas Ziegler

Practical Experience and Rapporteur Activities

2019-21  Member of the World Economic Forum (WEF) Future Council on Human Rights and the 4th Industrial Revolution


Legal Advisor - Swiss Secretary for Economic Affairs (SECO), International Investement Agreements Unit

2013-15 Legal Advisor - European Center for Constitutional and Human Rights
2009 Legal Intern - International Criminal Court
2008 Legal Intern - European Court of Human Rights



Doctorate in Law, Univeristy of Lausanne (summa cum laude)
2010 The Hague Academy of International Law, Summer course
Master of Law, University of Lausanne (summa cum laude, ranking 1st/172)
  • 2008 Erasmus (Freie Universität Berlin)
Bachelor of Law, University of Lausanne