Sören Koch

Professor Sören Koch serves as the leader of the Research Group on Legal Culture, Legal History, and Comparative Law at the University of Bergen, located in Norway. Additionally, he is a founding member and active board participant in the Norwegian Association of Comparative Law. Prof Koch is widely recognised for his numerous publications, both domestically and internationally, addressing a diverse range of subjects within the realm of comparative law and legal cultural studies.

Notably, he is chief editor for several publications, inter alia the forthcoming ‘Hanse and International Law – Governance dimensions’ by Springer in 2024 and the ‘Springer Handbook on Legal Culture’ released in 2023. Prof Koch's research endeavours encompass a multidisciplinary approach, integrating historical, economic, and commercial viewpoints. His work is dedicated to exploring opportunities for the development of legally and ecologically sustainable laws in Europe.