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Faculty of Law Chair Jakob

Prof. Dr. iur. Dominique Jakob, M.I.L. (Lund)

Chair for Private Law, University of Zurich

Seilergraben 49
CH-8001 Zurich

Office SEI-E-04 (Prof. Jakob)
Office SEI-E-03 / SEI-E-09 (assistants) 
Office SEI-E-01 (secretary)

Site plan (PNG, 810 KB)

Consultations:  upon appointment only
Contact:  +41 (0)44 634 15 76,
Social Network:

Office hours (secretary)

Monday, Tuesday, Thursday

9.00 to 16.00
Wednesday, Friday closed

Center for Foundation Law


+41 (0)44 634 15 76,
Homepage: Center for Foundation Law

Weiterführende Informationen

Center for Foundation Law

Center for Foundation Law

Seminar Family foundations – new perspectives

Wednesday, 17 January 2024

Metropol, Zurich

Programme EIZ

New publication

Jakob, Swiss Enterprise Foundations: Overview and Current Challenges, in: Sanders/Thomsen (eds.), Entreprise Foundation Law in a Comparative Perspective, p. 83–102

njus 2022

New publication

Jakob/Kaufmann/Savanovic/Studhalter/Wittkämper, Verein – Stiftung – Trust: Entwicklungen,, 2022, 2023

New publication

Jakob/Brugger/Humbel, Recht der Non-Profit-Organisationen: In a nutshell, 2023

Private Client Global Elite

Private Client Global Elite 2020-21

Dominique Jakob was again selected for the Private Client Global Elite Directory 2021, a list of the world's most respected lawyers advising UHNW clients as nominated by peers within the private wealth industry.


Chair for Private Law

The chair Jakob is located at:

Seilergraben 49

CH-8001 Zurich