Bruno Simma

Bruno Simma is Arbitrator at the Iran-United States Claims Tribunal as of 1 December 2012. He is a former Judge of the International Court of Justice (2003-2012) and William W. Cook Global Law Professor at the University of Michigan Law School.

His professional experience includes serving as a member of the International Law Commission, being Professor of International Law and European Community Law at the University of Munich, being Counsel and Arbitrator in various international cases and being lecturer at the Hague Academy of International Law.

Bruno Simma is co-founder and co-editor of the European Journal of International Law and co-founder of the European Society of International Law. He is an Associate (Member) of the Institut de Droit International.

Publications relevant to SHARES include: Universelles Völkerrecht (1976, co-author), From Bilateralism to Community Interest in International Law (Recueil des cours, 1994), Universality of International Law from the Perspective of a Practitioner (EJIL, 2009) and “Human Rights Before the International Court of Justice: Community Interest Coming to Life?” In Coexistence, Cooperation, and Solidarity, edited by H. Hestermeyer et al. (Zeist, The Netherlands: Martinus Nijhoff, 2012), I: 577-603.