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Fabian Simon Eichberger

MJur (Oxford), Research Fellow 2019-2020

Main Fields of Research:

General Public International Law; International Dispute Settlement; International Investment Law; World Trade Law

Academic Career until 2020

09/2019 – 09/2020 | Research Fellow at the MPIL

07/2019 | Public International Law Summer Course - The Hague Academy of International Law

09/2018 – 07/2019 | Magister Juris (MJur) – University of Oxford

07/2018 – 09/2018 | Research Assistant for Dr. Michael Waibel at the Lauterpacht Centre for International Law, University of Cambridge, and at Latham & Watkins LLP (Litigation & Arbitration)

09/2013 – 07/2018 | Law Studies (LL.B. and First State Examination) – Bucerius Law School, Hamburg

  • Research Assistant at Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP (Litigation & Arbitration)
  • Internships at the Federal Ministry of Justice (International Treaty Law); Embassy of the Federal Republic of Germany, Washington, D.C.; Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP
  • Student Assistant for Paulina Starski  and Professor Mehrdad Payandeh (Bucerius Law School)
  • Exchange Trimester at Waseda Law School, Tokyo

05/2013 – 08/2013 | Internship at the European Parliament, Brussels

Recent Publications

  • Die Unionsgrundrechte vor dem Bundesverfassungsgericht. In: Juristische Schulung 6, 502-506 (2020).
  • ICSID Administrative and Financial Regulations (OXIO 520). Oxford International Organizations, 31 March 2019. Oxford Public International Law
  • ICSID Rules of Procedure (OXIO 519). Oxford International Organizations, 31 March 2019. Oxford Public International Law


  • Nord Stream 2: Arbitration Notices From Moscow. Voelkerrechtsblog, 01 October 2019. Text.
  • Mooting in der Juristenausbildung - Ein Plädoyer für mehr Plädoyers [Mooting in German Legal Education - A Plea for more Pleas]. JuWiss, 28 November 2017 (with Magdalena Göbel). Text.

Further Publications

  • Die Rückkehr Argentiniens an die Kapitalmärkte: Völkerrechtliche und Finanzmarktrechtliche Implikationen [Argentina's Return to the Capital Markets - Perspectives under Public International Law and Financial Law]. In: Bucerius Law Journal 2, 10-18 (2016). Text.
  • Whistleblowing, Mass Surveillance and Cyber Attacks – Current Challenges Faced by International Law. In: Bucerius Law Journal 1, 51-55 (2016) (with Magdalena Göbel, Alexander Wagner). Text.

Participation in Conferences at Home and Abroad

Sovereignty: A Concept in Flux?, 15th Annual Conference of the European Society for International Law, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, 12.09.2019 - 14.09.2019

Cynical International Law? - Abuse and Circumvention in Public International and European Law, Conference by the Working Group of Young Scholars in Public International Law (AjV) and the German Society for International Law (DGIR), Berlin, 06.09.2019 - 07.09.2019

International Law at the Tipping Point, ILA British Branch Spring Conference, All Souls College, Oxford, 08.04.2019

110th Annual Meeting of the American Society of International Law, Washington, D.C., 30.03.2016 - 02.04.2016


2019 | Charles N. Brower Scholarship of The Hague Academy for International Law

2019 | Clifford Chance Prize (Proxime Accessit) for the Second Best Overall Performance in the MJur at the University of Oxford

2019 | Volterra Fietta Prize for International Dispute Settlement Awarded by the University of Oxford

2018 - 2019 | German Academic Exchange Service LL.M. Scholarship

2018 | Latham & Watkins LL.M. Scholarship

2016 | Philip C. Jessup International Law Moot Court: National Champion (Ranked 13th Worldwide) and Latham & Watkins Award for the Best Oralist in the National Final

2014 - 2015 | Germany Scholarship (Deutschlandstipendium)

2014 | German Academic Exchange Service Scholarship for Interning at the German Embassy, Washington, D.C.

2014 | Linklaters Fellowship Awarded for Studies in Tokyo


Member of the Editorial Board of the Völkerrechtsblog

European Society for International Law

German American Lawyers' Association

International Law Association



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