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Daniel Georg Thürer, Swiss law educator. British Council scholar, 1972-1974; Swiss Science Foundation, 1979.


Thürer, Daniel Georg was born on June 6, 1945 in St. Gallen, Switzerland. Son of Georg and Maria Elisabeth (Tobler) Thürer.


Degree in Law, University Zürich, 1970. Doctor of Laws, University Zürich, 1974. Master of Laws, University Cambridge, England, 1974.


Research fellow Max-Planck_Institute Public International and Comparative Law, Heidelberg, Federal Republic Germany, 1976-1979. Visiting scholar law school Harvard U, Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1979-1981. Legal advisor Government of the Canton of Aargau, Switzerland, 1981-1983.

Professor law University Zürich, since 1983, co-director Institute Public International Law and Comparative Constitutional Law, 199—. Judge constitutional court Principality of Liechtenstein, 1990. Member advisory board Max-Planck Institute Public International Law and Comparative Constnl.

Law; consultant in field.


Member advisory board Liberales Institute, Zurich, since 1984. Board directors Neue Helvetische Gesellschaft, Zurich, since 1984. Active Human Rights Commission Swiss Protestant Church, Berne, 1989, Stapferhauskommission, Lenzburg, Switzerland, 1986.

Member International Committee of Red Cross, Geneva, 1991, president legal committee. Founding president Swiss Section International Commission of Jurists, Geneva, 1991. Member independent commission experts Switzerland-Secon World War.

Alternate judge Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe Court Conciliation and Arbitration. Captain Swiss Army. Member Zürich Lawyers Association (president since 1989), Swiss International Law Association, German Association Professor for Const. Law, German Association for International Law, Swiss Peace Foundation (board directors), German Society International Law (board governors) Harvard Club (Zü).


  • Other Interests

    Avocations: mountaineering, skiing.


Married Susanna Reber, July 1, 1977. Children: Anna-Katharina, Franziska Regula.

Georg Thürer

Maria Elisabeth (Tobler) Thürer

Susanna Reber

Anna-Katharina Thürer

Franziska Regula Thürer