Dr. Alioune Badara Thiam holds a LLM degree in International Law and Chinese Law from Wuhan University, (Hubei Province). He completed his PhD degree at the University of Macau (China), which explored avenues for deepening legal integration in Africa, with particular emphasis on the Organisation for the Harmonization of Business Law in Africa (OHADA), the African Intellectual Property Organization (OAPI) and the inter-African Conference on Insurance Markets (CIMA). While completing his PhD, Dr. Thiam won the doctoral scholarship award of the Hague Academy of International Law in 2012.
Since 2016, Dr. Thiam has been an assistant professor of private law at Gaston Berger University and is the program coordinator for the Licence Professionelle d'Assistant Juridique (LIPAJ).
Additionally, his research interests include International Trade and Investment Law, Corporate Law, Intellectual Property, Regional Integration in Africa, and Comparative Legal Sciences.