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Professor Yuko Nishitani


Professor Yuko Nishitani joined BIICL as a Honorary Senior Fellow in 2023. Yuko is Professor of Private International Law at Kyoto University and Vice President of the Hague Academy of International Law. After her studies in Japan, she received a Ph.D. from the University of Heidelberg. She did research in New York, Paris, Hamburg, Cologne, Milan, Florence, and The Hague. She has been a Visiting Professor in the U.S., Belgium, Italy, Switzerland, Israel, and Taiwan. She was also a Director of Studies and Lecturer at the Hague Academy of International Law. She served in several Legislative Committees and represented the Japanese Government at the Hague Conference on Private International Law.


Professor Yuko Nishitani

Honorary Senior Fellow

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