August Reinisch has been a professor of international and European law at the University of Vienna since 1998. He currently serves as Head of the Section of International Law and International Relations and as Director of the LL.M. Program in International Legal Studies. He is a member of the United Nations International Law Commission, membre of the Institut de droit international, member of the Permanent Court Arbitration and President of the Austrian Branch of the International Law Association.
August Reinisch has published widely in international law with a focus on international investment law, the law of international organizations, international responsibility, human rights and non-state actors. He has served as arbitrator in cases involving international organizations and in investment cases mostly under ICSID and UNCITRAL Rules.
August Reinisch holds Master’s degrees in philosophy (1990) and in law (1988) as well as a doctorate in law (1991) from the University of Vienna and an LL.M. (1989) from NYU Law School. In 1994, he obtained the Diploma of the Hague Academy of International Law.