Last modified: March 13, 2017




Seminar on "Current Challenges in Unfair Competition Law"

The Seminar was offered for advanced students in cooperation with Prof. Mäsch (Westfälische Wilhelms-Universität, Münster). A brief report can be found here (available only in German).

Virtues and Consumer Law: 15th International Conference on Consumer Law, Amsterdam (NiederLande)

Mrs. Carmen Appenzeller gave a lecture on "Combatting Unfair Terms in the EU: Tilting at windmills?" at the conference "Virtues and Consumer Law: 15th International Conference on Consumer Law" in Amsterdam on July, 1.


2nd Yale - Humboldt Consumer Law Lecture 2015

In June 2015, the Yale-Humboldt Consumer Law Lecture was held for the second time at Humboldt-University Berlin.


The invitation and the programm are available:


Conference "10 Jahre UGP-Richtlinie: Erfahrungen und Perspektiven" 

The conference "10 Jahre UGP-Richtlinie: Erfahrungen und Perspektiven" on the occasion of 10 years Unfair Commercial Practices Directive took place in the senate hall of the Humboldt-University of Berlin on May, 7 and May, 8. The conference was hosted by Mrs. Prof. Dr. Susanne Augenhofer LL.M. (Yale) and Mr. Prof. Dr. Christian Alexander (Friedrich-Schiller-Universität Jena). 

The Programm:





Self-Regulation and the Interface of Consumer Protection and Corporate Governance

Mrs. Prof. Dr. Susanne Augenhofer LL.M. (Yale) held a lecture on  April, 16 at the Yale Law School.






Humboldt-Helmholtz Lecture on Sunday: faster, safer, more individual - so geht Fortbewegung morgen

Autonome Fahrzeuge aus juristischer Perspektive


Mrs. Carmen Appenzeller talked about the future of driving vehicles and the juristic prospect on March, 15.


Find more Informations here


Frau Appenzeller, 15.03.2015, Audimax HU Berlin








10 Febraury 2015, 15:00


At the end of the current winter term Dr. Maja Murza visited the lecture "European and German Competition Law". Her presentation on vertical restraints of competition in online distribution networks gave exciting insights into the competiton practice. Her lecture lead on to a discussion among the students and Dr. Murza on the competitivness of online and traditional distribution networks. Finally the students were encouraged to speak with her on the implementation of the new EU-directive on cartel damages.

Dr. Maja Murza

On 10 May 2014, the Long Night of the Sciences took place at the Humboldt University where the Humboldt Law Clinics presented their innovative teaching concept to interested visitors. Participants of the Humboldt Consumer Law Clinic and the Humboldt Law Clinic Internetrecht discussed cases of flight delays and defamation on the Internet. More information on the Humboldt Consumer Law Clinics was supplied by illustrative posters. We would like to thank all participants for their support regarding the organization of this event!






Participants can download material from the lecture in German here (password needed):


Introductory lecture


Sheets - Monday 23/09/2013

Sheets - Tuesday 24/09/2013

Sheets - Wednesday 25/09/2013

Sheets - Friday 27/09/2013














The material from the lecturers is available to the participants here (password needed):


Die Studierenenden vor ihren selbst erstellten Plakaten







(Prof. Dr. Augenhofer, together with Prof. Dr. Singer and Prof. Dr. Kämper-van den Boogaart, vice-president of the Humboldt-University, after the inauguration of the Humboldt Consumer Law Clinic)









(Prof. Dr. Susanne Augenhofer with the Austrian Federal President after the ceremony)




Misleading Advertising on the internet

State of play of the implementation of the provisions on advertising in the unfair commercial practices legislation