Tibor Varady

Professor Emeritus

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Tibor Varady is an internationally-recognized scholar and expert on international commercial arbitration, private international law, and international business transactions. He was on the faculty of the Novi Sad Law School in the former Yugoslavia and served as director of its Center for International Studies for many years. Since 1993 he is a professor at the Legal Studies Department of the Central European University in Budapest, and Chairman of the International Business Law Program. He is holding the title of a "Professor Emeritus" at the CEU, and he has also been appointed by the President of Hungary as a "university professor" in Hungary. Professor Varady was appointed as a full professor at Emory University (Atlanta) in 1999 and since 2012 he holds the position of Professor Emeritus of Law. Professor Varady is a Member of the Hague Permanent Court of Arbitration, and he is on the list of arbitrators of ten arbitral institutions including institutions in the former Yugoslavia, in Hungary, in Egypt. He has been acting as agent, counsel and advocate in 11 cases before the International Court of Justice. He has about 300 publications written in five languages. His most recent publications include: International Commercial Arbitration (co-authors: J. Barcelo and A. Von Mehren) 7th Edition West 2019; Language and Translation in International Commercial Arbitration, T.M.C. Asser Press. He also published 13 literary books including 7 books of documentary prose based on a family legal archive. 


S.J.D. Harvard Law School, 1970
LL.M. Harvard Law School, 1968
LL.M. Belgrade University Faculty of Law, 1967
Law Graduate, Belgrade Univ. Faculty of Law, 1962

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