Dr. iur., Universitätsprofessor

Christian Huber

Mag. rer. soc. oec.


Christian Huber
Lehrstuhl für Bürgerliches Recht, Wirtschaftsrecht und Arbeitsrecht


Building: Hauptgebäude

Room: 214.1

Templergraben 55

52056 Aachen


Phone: +49 241 80 94769
Fax: +49 241 80 694769

Office Hours

Winter Monday from 11.45am
Summer Wednesday from 3pm
Please ask for a prior notification for consulting.

Short biography:

Professor Christian Huber was born in Linz, Austria in 1955. Having studied law and business at the Johannes Kepler University in Linz, gaining a Dr. iur. degree in 1979 and a Mag. rer. soc. oec. degree in 1981, he received his postdoctoral lecture qualification ("Habilitation") from the Faculty of Law at the University of Vienna in 1992. In April 1998, Prof. Huber became head of the Chair of Civil Law, Business Law and Labor Law in the School of Business and Economics at RWTH Aachen University. Since 2008, he has also been a liaison professor of the German National Academic Foundation ("Studienstiftung des Deutschen Volkes").

Professor Huber has been married to Dr. Anita Huber since 1982. They have two children: Marion (born in 1990) and Killian (born in 1993).

Main fields of research:

  • German, Austrian, Swiss and European Law of Damages
  • Law of Recourse of Social Insurance Agencies
  • Law of Private Insurance
  • Law of Limitation

Co-editor of the following law journals:


More than 500 publications, mainly focussing on the German and Austrian Law of Damages and Law of Private Insurance.

List of publications (available in German only) here.


Lectures are mainly held for lawyers specialized in Insurance Law, judges and motor vehicle experts - in Germany, Austria and Switzerland.

more information on lectures .

Expert witness:

Focus: Austrian Law of Damages (in particular: Road Traffic Accident Law)


  • Institute for European Traffic Law (member of the managerial board)
  • German Association of University Lecturers on Civil Law (Deutsche Zivilrechtslehrervereinigung)
  • Annual Congress of the Association of German Jurists (Deutscher Juristentag)
  • German Association of Comparative Law (Deutsche Gesellschaft für Rechtsvergleichung)
  • Annual Congress of the German Traffic Court (Deutscher Verkehrsgerichtstag)
  • Annual Congress of the Association of Austrian Jurists (Österreichischer Juristentag)
  • German Association of University Professors and Lecturers (Deutscher Hochschulverband)