Marianne Roth is professor of law and chairperson of the academic senate at Salzburg University, Austria. She is a permanent member of the Commission on European Family Law (CEFL), and is practicing as an arbitrator under institutional and Ad Hoc rules. Marianne Roth held chairs at Humboldt University Berlin and Christian Albrechts University Kiel, Germany, and has worked as a legal advisor and visiting professor for various institutions around the world (e.g. Thai and Vietnam Ministries of Justice, Ukrainian Cabinet of Ministers, University of the Pacific McGeorge School of Law, CA, University of Puerto Rico, Royal University of Bhutan).
She completed her doctor's degree and habilitation at Johannes Kepler University Linz, Austria and holds an LL.M. from Harvard Law School. For her numerous writings in the fields of civil law, civil procedure, private international law, international commercial arbitration and dispute resolution Marianne Roth received several academic awards (e.g. the Albert S. Pergam Prize of the New York State Bar Association, and the Theodor Körner Prize).