Winfried Huck is a professor for International Economic Law and European Economic Law. After
finishing his studies at the University in Bonn and after passing two state exams in Cologne and
Düsseldorf he made his doctor degree (PhD) in law on the topic "Transport of radioactive materials"
at the University of Bonn in 1991.
Huck worked as an attorney in Bonn and Bremen from 1990 until 1991 and from 1991-1997 as Head of
Division for Law and Strategy in the Department of Nuclear Fuel Cycle in the Federal Office for
Radiation Protection in Germany. Huck worked as a legal consultant for the International Atomic
Energy Agency (IAEA), Vienna. He was a member of the Transport Safety Appraisals Missions of the
IAEA in Brazil (2002), Panama (2003), France (2004) and in Japan (2005).
Huck was five times elected as a dean and twice as a vice dean (2000 – 2014 and 2017 - 2020) of
the faculty of law and elected as vice president from 2000-2004 as well.
Furthermore, Huck was Member of the Board of the Chinese Centre in Hannover for several years.
His activities related to China became part of the rule-of-law-dialogue, which was stipulated
between the governments of Germany and China. He lectured at several Universities among others:
Tongji University Shanghai, Wuhan University, Central South University, University of Havana,
Symbiosis Law School, University of Naples, University of the West Indies, University of Modena,
University of Cagliari, University of Cambridge.
In 2007 Huck was appointed as a professor at the Chinese-German College for Postgraduate Studies
(CDHK) of Tongji University, Shanghai, by the president of the Tongji University. In 2011 he
started cooperation with the University of Havana where Huck was nominated as the corresponding
member of the society of Constitutional and Administrative Law in the Society of Jurists of Cuba in
2015. In 2019 (April – July) he was accepted as Visiting Fellow at the Lauterpacht Centre for
International Law (LCIL) at the University of Cambridge and in July 2019 he was appointed as Fellow
at the Cambridge Centre for Environment, Energy and Natural Resource Governance (C-EENRG) at the
Department of Land Economy, University of Cambridge.
Huck is member of the following societies:
- German Association for International Law (DVIR)
- International Law Association (ILA)
- European Society of International Law (ESIL)
- Society of International Economic Law (SIEL)
- UNCTAD Virtual Institute (VI)
- UNCTAD World Investment Network (WIN)