Ralf Michaels


  • What is Law Beyond the State? An Introduction, in [Title Forthcoming] (Michael Helfand ed., forthcoming)
  • Party Autonomy in Private International Law--A New Paradigm Without a Solid Foundation?, 15 Japanese Yearbook of International Law (forthcoming)
  • The UNIDROIT Principles as Global Background Law, 19 Uniform Law Review (forthcoming)


  • Liber Amicorum Klaus Schurig (Sellier, 2012) (editor)
  • Beyond the State: Rethinking Private Law (Mohr/Siebeck, 2008) (editor with Nils Jansen)
  • Conflict of Laws in a Globalized World (Cambridge University Press, 2007) (A tribute to Arthur von Mehren) (editor with others)
  • Sachzuordnung durch Kaufvertrag. Konsensprinzip, Traditionsprinzip, ius ad rem in Geschichte, Theorie und geltendem Recht [Assigning Ownership through Contracts of Sales. Consent, Delivery, ius ad rem in History, Theory, and Current Law] (Duncker & Humblot, 2002)

Issues Edited

Articles and Essays

Newspaper Articles and Commentary

  • George W. Schrder (Op-ed), Der Tagesspiegel (September 22, 2005)