The President of the EFTA Court, Prof. Dr. Carl Baudenbacher, has been bestowed the title Dr. rer. pol. honoris causae by the Faculty of Economics of Leuphana University Lüneburg on 11 July 2012.
Leuphana is one of the leading reform universities in Germany. With the award of the honorary doctorate, the Faculty of Economics acknowledges Baudenbacher’s outstanding research in the fields of national, European and international economic law, international dispute settlement and the law of globalization. With his research in economic law, his contributions to law shaping and law enforcement as well as his understanding of the corporate world and of society in general Baudenbacher sets an outstanding example for the Faculty of Economics.