Dr. Karsten Nowrot, LL.M. is Senior Lecturer and Researcher at the Transnational Economic Law Research Center (TELC) of the Faculty of Law, Economics and Business at the Martin Luther University Halle-Wittenberg. He received his legal education at the Universities of Kiel/Germany, Surrey/UK, Halle-Wittenberg/Germany and the Indiana University School of Law/USA. He holds two German law degrees with distinction from 1997/2001 and was awarded the degree of Master of Laws in 1998 as well as his Ph.D. (Dr. iur.) in 2005, both with distinction. His primary research interests lay in the areas of International Economic Law, Public International Law and European Union Law.
Dr. Nowrot is a frequent author on topics in these as well as other fields of law and received the Commerzbank Research Award 2004 in recognition of his project 'The International Legal Status of Transnational Corporations in the World Economic System'. He has taught courses on issues of international, European and German law at universities in China, Germany and the Russian Federation as well as at the Ministry of Industry and Trade of Jordan.