Chair for Civil Law, Commercial Law, European Law, International Private Law and Comparative Law

Prof. Dr. Thomas M.J. Möllers

Further information on the curriculum vitae, publications, lectures and third-party funded projects of Prof. Dr. Thomas M.J. Möllers.

Prof. Dr. Thomas M. J. Möllers

The Chair Team

Contact information of the secretary`s office, research assistants and student assistants as well as lecturers and honorary professors.

Lehrstuhl 2019

Education and Studies

All information regarding the courses and the main research interest of the chair as well as the doctorate.

Möllers Lehre
IMFS Distinguished Lecture
IMFS Distinguished Lecture an der Goethe Universtät Frankfurt mit Jens Weidmann (Vorsitzender der deutschen Bundesbank), Foto: Goethe University
KK WpÜG 3. Auflage
Foto: privat
Stiftungskonferenz der Stiftung Geld und Währung mit der jetzigen Bundesjustizministerin Christine Lambrecht (im Vordergrund), Foto: Stiftung Geld und Währung
Juristische Methodenlehre 4. Aufl. und Legal Methods
Foto: privat
Tagung "Europa als Rechtsgemeinschaft, Währungsunion und Finanzkrise", 2012 an der Universtät Augsburg mit Theo Waigel (ehemaliger Bundesfinanzminister) und Franz-Christoph Zeitler (ehemaliger Vizepräsident der Deutschen Bundesbank), Foto: Universität Augsburg
Cover AT 10 und chinesisch
Foto: privat
IMFS Dombrovskis
IMFS Distinguished Lecture an der Goethe Universtät Frankfurt mit Valdis Dombrovskis (Vize-Präsident der EU-Kommission), 2. v. rechts, Foto: IMFS Frankfurt

Science and research news

New Publication: Möllers/Li (Ed.) Between Tradition and Modernity - The Special Section of the New Chinese Civil Code


On 1.1.2021, the new Civil Code of the People’s Republic of China, adopted on 28.05.2020, came into force. This is a major step on the way towards a unified civil code, which goes back to the beginning of the 20th century. (...)


Visit by two doctoral students from the CUPL - 中国政法大学博士生来访请教法学方法论专题


On 12 April 2022, doctoral students Mr Guobang Wu and Ms Yi Li, LL.M. from the Chinese University of Political Science and Law (CUPL) visited RICE. The discussions with Professor Möllers focused on basic theories and methods of law in Germany. Furthermore, the organisation of a symposium in the context of the publication of the monograph "Juristische Methodenlehre" in Chinese in Beijing in June 2022 was discussed. Mr Wu is currently doing his doctorate at the University of Vienna, while Ms Li is a visiting researcher at the University of Münster.

Besuch der Doktoranden der CUPL am RICE

Lecture at Washington and Chapel Hill, USA


In March and April 2022, Professor Möllers spent time in the USA on a research visit. He held a lecture on "The Green Deal and Sustainable Finance" at George Washington University Law School and at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. At the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, he also focused on the current topic "War in Europe: Ukraine and Russia - political, economic, and legal consequences".

Chapel Hill



       Main research interests


  • German and European Capital Markets law
  • German and European Company Law
  • Legal methods
  • Comparative Law
  • European Union Law
  • Competition Law


Institutes and research centres


Professor Thomas M.J. Möllers is in charge of

a number of institutes and research centres in different legal systems.




Professor Dr. Thomas M.J. Möllers

Chair for Civil Law, Commercial Law, European Law, International Private Law and Comparative Law
Faculty of Law

Secretary's office

Phone: +49 (0)821 598-4516


Room: 1026 (H)

Office hours: upon consultation




Universitätsstraße 24,

86159 Augsburg