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Peter Hettich

Peter Hettich

Peter Hettich

Prof. Dr.

Full Professor for Public Law

Büro 34-006
Varnbüelstrasse 19
9000 St. Gallen
Main Focuses

Law of Regulated Markets (Economic Constitution, Ownership Guarantees; Trade Regulation including Antitrust Law, Common Market Law, Infrastructure Law, Law of Audiovisual Media, Telecommunications Law, Postal Law, Economic State Laws). Law of Public Enterprieses, Environmental Law, Regulation of Land Use.


LL.M. (Columbia Law School, New York, 2006)
Visiting Scholar (Columbia Law School, New York, 2005)
Admission to the Zurich Bar (2004)
J.S.D. (University St. Gallen, 2003)
Studies of Law (University St. Gallen, 1999)

Teaching Activities

3,422,1.00 Öffentliches Recht - wirtschaftsrechtliche Ausrichtung

5,405,1.00 Verwaltungsrecht II: Öffentliches Wirtschaftsrecht

5,510,1.00 Integrationsveranstaltung II: Recht und Ökonomie

7,414,1.00 Bau- und Planungsrecht

7,426,1.00 Umweltrecht

9,455,1.00 Interdisziplinäres Kartellrecht

9,462, 1.00: Integrationsseminar II: Law and Economics of Innovation

Wirtschaftsrecht für Manager (WRM-HSG) / Modul 13 Unternehmen und Verwaltung



Commentary Water Protection Act

Remembering and Forgetting in the Digital Age (abgeschlossen)

Enterprises - Law, Innovation, and Risk

Public Enterprises and the Scope of State Functions


Associate Member of the University of Zurich Center for Information Technology, Society, and Law (ITSL), Board member of the Association for Environmental Law, Swiss Bar Association, Zurich Bar Association, Swiss Association of Jurisprudents, Studienvereinigung Kartellrecht e.V., Vereinigung der Deutschen Staatsrechtslehrer 


James Kent Scholar (Columbia Law School, 2006)
Scholarship Janggen-Poehn-Foundation (2005)
Grant Swiss National Science Foundation (2004)
Rudolph-Maeder-Award (2003)
J.S.D., summa cum laude (St. Gallen, 2003)