Stephan Breitenmoser


Kirchplatz 16
Postfach 916
4132 Muttenz

Telefon +41 61 467 90 00
Telefax +41 61 467 90 09


1980 Law Degree at the University of Basel
1980-1984 Assistant to Prof. Dr. Luzius Wildhaber at the legal faculty of the University of Basel
1985 Doctoral thesis on the protection of private sphere in accor-dance with the ECHR
1986 Admitted to the bar
1986-1988 Attorney at a Basel law firm
1988 Studies at the Max-Planck Institute for International Criminal Law in Freiburg i.Br.
1988-89 Visiting scholar at the University of California in Berkeley
1989-90 Studies at the Max-Planck Institute for Public Law and Law of Nations in Heidelberg
1991 Studies at the Swiss Institute of Comparative Law in Lausanne
since 1991 Judge at the Basel Expropriation Commission
since 1992

Judge at the Basel Court of Appeal

Lecturer for Public Law, European Law and International Law at the University of Basel

1994-1996 Participation in OSCE Expert Missions in Hungary and the Slovak Republic
1995 Habilitation on legal protection in proceedings conductet under international law
1997-1998 Jean Monnet guest professor at the University of Bonn
1995-1998 Lecturer for European and International Law at the University of St. Gallen
1999-2000 Lecturer at the Europe Institute of Bonn
1998-2002 Lecturer at the Europe Institute of Basel
since 2001 Ordinarius for European Law at the University of Basel
since 2001 Member of the Bar Examination Board of Basel
since 2004 Member of the Scientific Committee of the European Doctoral College of the Universities of Strasbourg (France)
since 2006 Member of the Austrian Human Rights Institute ÖIMR),Salzburg
since 2007 Judge at the Federal Administrative Court of Switzerland

Language Skills

German, French, English

Areas of Practice advisory and litigation

  • European Community Law
  • International Law
  • Legal Assistance in Criminal Matters
  • Legal Assistance in Administrative Matters
  • Legal Assistance in Civil Matters
  • Administrative Law
  • Constitutional Law
  • European Convention on Human Rights
  • Bilateral Contracts / GATT / WTO
  • Law of Nations