Jens Lowitzsch


Energy cooperatives, limited partnerships and Consumer Stock Ownership Plans are discussed as a means through which to maintain Berlin’s river Spree.


Jens Lowitzsch studied law and Slavonic studies at Freie Universität Berlin and Universytet Jagiellonski Kraków. On finishing his postgraduate judicial service at the Berlin Regional Court of Appeal (Kammergericht), he passed the bar exam in 2002. He currently holds the Kelso Professorship of Comparative Law, East European Business Law and European Legal Policy at Europa-Universität Viadrina Frankfurt (Oder) and directs the Inter-University Centre, which is a co-operation of Viadrina, Free University Berlin, Split University and University Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne.

His main fields of expertise are employee financial participation (EFP), privatisation and transformation, insolvency law, European Law and legal policy, distributive justice and the renewal of the German and European welfare state.