Assistant Professor
Dr. Stephanie Nitsch

Tenure Track Professor: Comparative Private Law with Focus on Private Environmental Law

Head of the Research Center for Environmental Law

Member of the Environment and Climate Research Hub (ECH)


Schottenbastei 10-16 (Juridicum building)
1010 Wien

Staircase I, 5th floor, Room R528

T: +43-1-4277-351 26



Focus of Research

  • The role of private law in environmental protection: Can private law support supra-individual interests?
    • environmental liability law (e.g., microplastics litigation, climate change litigation, supply chain responsibility) liability in context of climate protests and activism,
    • contract law in cases of incorrect sustainability information (‘greenwashing’), Green and Tempting? Combatting Greenwashing in Consumer Marketing
    • challenges under property and real estate law regarding renewable energy






Consultation hours

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