Stefan Kröll is Professor at Bucerius Law School, Hamburg and Director of its Center for International Dispute Resolution. He is the President of the German Arbitration Institute (DIS) and member of the international advisory board of the Arbitration Institute of the Finland Chamber of Commerce. In addition, he is a visiting professor at the School of International Arbitration at the Centre for Commercial Law Studies (Queen Mary, University of London). As an independent arbitrator he has sat in more than 90 arbitrations (ICC, DIS, VIAC, SCC, Swiss Rules, UNCITRAL, KCAB; ad-hoc; emergency arbitrator) involving private parties as well as state parties. Stefan is regularly listed as one of the leading arbitration experts in Germany and Most in Demand Arbitrators in Germany (Band 1). He acts regularly as experts in arbitration proceedings.
Stefan has published widely in the field of international and national arbitration, dispute resolution and contract law, including inter alia Comparative International Commercial Arbitration, 2003 (co-authored with Lew/Mistelis); Arbitration in Germany – The Model Law in Practice, ed.2015 (co-editor with Böckstiegel/Nacimiento); International Commercial Arbitration – A Transnational Perspective, 7th ed. 2019 (co-authored with Várady, Barceló, von Mehren) and UN Convention on Contracts for the International Sale of Goods (CISG) – Commentary, 2nd ed. 2018 (co-editor with Mistelis/Perales). He has been retained by UNCITRAL as one of the three experts preparing the Digest on the UNCITRAL Model Law on International Commercial Arbitration and is one of the German national correspondents to UNCITRAL for arbitration and international commercial law. He is member of the board of editors or the academic advisory board of several international journals.
Stefan Kröll has studied at the Universities of Marburg, Geneva, London and Cologne, holds a Master Degree from LSE and a doctorate from the University of Cologne. He has been associated with the Moot since 1997, first as a coach for the University of Cologne and arbitrator and since 2012 as a Director