Prof. Dr. Alfred Koller Prof. Dr. Alfred Koller is Professor for Civil and Corporate Law and president of the Ph.D. in Law programme. Education 1965–1972 Secondary school in Nuolen und Immensee 1972 Matura type A 1976 lic.iur. (University of Freiburg/CH, summa cum laude) 1980 Dr. iur. (summa cum laude) 1981 Bar exam 1985 Postdoctoral lecture qualification for Swiss Civil Law at the University of Freiburg Professional activities 1976/77 Assistant to Prof. Gauch in Freiburg 1979–1982 Solicitor 1982–1984 Residence in Tübingen (Germany)to work on the post doctoral thesis (”Der gute und der böse Glaube im allgemeinen Schuldrecht”) 1984–1987 Law clerk at the II. Division on public law of the Federal Supreme Court of Switzerland (as off April 1987 on an ad hoc basis) 1988– Professor at the Hochschule St. Gallen (today University of St. Gallen); ordinary Professor since April 1990, focusing on contractual and property law as well as tort law and private insurance law, formerly also Labour law 1985–1989 Lecturer at the University of Freiburg 1988–1994 Solicitor in the law firm Steiner Koller und Möhr, St. Gallen 1988 Appointment to the commission for the amendment of tort law 1988– Formation and Management of the research center for tort law and private insurance law at the Institute for Insurance Industry of the University of St.Gallen. 1992–1999 Full member of the Court of Cassation of the canton of St. Gallen 1994– Formation and Management of the "Vereinigung für Baurecht" 1996–2002 Solicitor in the law firm Rohner Thurnherr Wiget & Koller, St. Gallen 1998– Lecturer for construction law at the University of Applied Science of Liechtenstein 2006 Offer of a full professorship at the University of Zurich Lectures 1985, 1988, 1989 University of Freiburg (Private insurance law, contractual law, property law) 1987 at the University of St.Gallen (Tutorials in corporate law; lecture in private insurance law) 1988 Seminar in labour law Current teaching areas Contractual and property law, as well as tort law and private insurance law, Ph.D. seminars on comparative law Publications A list of publications is available on the research platform Alexandria.