Charlotte Sieber-Gasser studied law at the Universities of Freiburg and Bern and development studies at the University of Manchester. She wrote her doctoral thesis at the World Trade Institute of the University of Bern as part of the NCCR international trade regulation. Her award-winning thesis “Developing Countries and Preferential Services Trade” (Prof. Walther Hug Prize 2017) was published by Cambridge University Press in 2016.
Before joining the University of Lucerne in 2016, Charlotte Sieber-Gasser was PostDoc Research Fellow at the World Trade Institute of the University of Bern and Visiting Senior Research Fellow at the Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies in Geneva. Since 2016 she is a non-residential fellow of the World Trade Institute, University of Bern and a lecturer of the MAS European and Global Governance of the University of St. Gallen.
Charlotte Sieber-Gasser’s research focus lies on Constitutional Law, International Economic Law, and on EU and Public International Law. Her habilitation analyses the legitimacy of International Economic Law in Switzerland and addresses questions of reconciliation of democracy with globalisation.
Charlotte Sieber-Gasser is (Co-)Author in a number of studies and legal opinions dealing with various aspects of foreign trade policy in Switzerland and is consulted regularly by interest groups, political parties and offices of administration with regard to questions of constitutional law and of international trade regulation.