Prof. Dr. Irmgard Marboe

Prof. Dr. Irmgard Marboe is Associate Professor of International Law at the Department of European, International and Comparative Law at the Law Faculty of the University of Vienna. She studied law and languages at the University of Vienna (Austria) and at the Universidad Complutense de Madrid (Spain).

Prof. Marboe is the head of the Austrian National Point of Contact for Space Law of the European Centre for Space Law. She also acts as Austrian representative to the Committee on Space Law of the International Law Association and is a member of the International Institute of Space Law and the International Academy of Astronautics. Her publications in the area of space law include articles on telecommunication and space, national space legislation, European space policy and authorisation of space activities. She is the chair of the working group on “National Space Legislation” of the Legal Subcommittee of UN Committee for the Peaceful Use of Outer Space which was established in 2008.

Other research focuses include international investment law, international arbitration, culture and religion in international law as well as Islam and international law. Her current teaching activities include courses and seminars on general international law, international economic law, international courts and tribunals, and space law.