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General
As a part of its commitment to academic excellence – in research as well as teaching – in an increasingly global environment, the Faculty hosts every year a number of visiting professors from other countries. These are leading researchers and teachers, who enrich the intellectual life in the Faculty, and their visitsin the facultyencourage collaboration in research between Faculty members and leading international scholars.

Visiting professors typically teach condensed one-credit courses over a two to three-week long period and participate in relevant faculty meetings. The Faculty actively encourages its students to participate in at least one such course during their studies here. In addition, the Faculty hosts every year a number of visiting scholars who participate in Faculty seminars, conferences, colloquia etc.
Guests are invited by the Dean, following the recommendation of the visiting professors committee.
 

Visiting Professors 2016-2017

Semester

Institution

Name

A

Human Rights and the Law of Territory

Malcolm Shaw

A

International Dispute Settlements

Cesare Romano

A

Religion, Law & Multiculturalism: The American Experience

Michael Helfand

A

International Refugee Law

Ruvi Ziegler

A

Transitional Justice Colloquium:  Contemporary Issues/ Israel-Palestine

Ruti Teitel

A

Structuring, Financing, and Investing in Energy Projects

Efi Chalamish

A

Corporate crime

Jonathan Fisher

A

Behavioral and Classical Theories of Law and Economics Applied to Construction Contracts

Henrik Lando

A

Reading  Delaware Corporate Law

Edward Rock

A

Patents and Public Health

Rebecca Eisenberg

A

International Law, Global Governance, and European Union

Jan Wouters

A

Startup Financing and Governance

Jesse Fried & David Berger

B

The role of Jurisprudence of the European Court

Ron Soffer

B

International Business Transactions

Lloyd Bonfield

B

The City, Land Development, and other Urban Issues in American Law

Nadav Shoked

B

Reconciliation in Multicultural Societies: Legal and Political Responses

Mary Liston

B

Righting Wrongs

Scott Hershovitz

B

US Constitutional Law

Lee Epstein

B

EU Law: Selected Topics in ECJ Jurisprudence

Franz Werro

B

The International Criminal Court and Transitional Justice: Tensions and Dilemmas

Ruti Teitel

B

Normativity and the Law

David Plunkett

B

US Patent Law

Martin Adelman

B

Chinese Law

Tamar Groswald Ozery

TBA

The Israeli Palestinian Conflict and Intervention of International Organizations

Luis Moreno Ocampo  

 



Information for Prospective Guests
Initial Contact
Initial correspondence about a possible visit should be directed toProf. Ehud Guttel–The Chair of the Faculty's Visiting Professors Committee.

Contact Persons
For details regarding the financial aspects of a visit, please contact Prof. Daphna Lewinson-Zamir.
For teaching-related coordination, please contact Dr. Guy Harpaz.

Possible Help with Funding
Some additional help in funding a visit (beyond the ordinary honorarium and/or travel expenses) may be obtainable from several external funds. The Faculty encourages potential visiting professors to apply to such funds as the Fulbright Fund, the Lady Davis Fellowship Trust, and any other helpful source. For assistance in locating such potentially helpful funds, please contact the office of the Faculty Dean.
Cooperation with the Faculty Forums
Much of the intellectual activity in the Faculty takes place under the auspices of the different forums active in the Faculty. The visit of a visiting professor will typically be coordinated with at least one of the forums, so that he or she can take part in the forum's relevant activities. Complete information on the forums can be found in the Institutes & Centers section of this website.
Jerusalem
One of the advantages of visiting the Hebrew University of Jerusalem is visiting Jerusalem. For much related information, see the city's tourism website.
 
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