Department of Law

Karsten Engsig Sørensen


Curriculum Vitae






18 March 1965



2006Dr. jur. for the thesis Joint ventures: struktur og regulering 
1993PhD degree for the thesis Samarbejde mellem selskaber i EF (Gad)
1990LLM, University of Exeter
1989Master of Laws, Aarhus University


Academic positions

2000-Professor, Aarhus School of Business (now Aarhus BSS, Aarhus University)
1994-2000Associate Professor, Aarhus School of Business
1989-1991PhD Fellow, Aalborg University


Research visits

2017Visiting Professor, Cardiff Law School
2015Senior Research Fellow, Durham Law School
2000Visiting Scholar, Cornell Law School
1999Visiting Fellow, Cambridge University


Other full-time employment

1991-1994Junior Lawyer/Lawyer


Administrative experience

2012-2015PhD Coordinator and Head of the PhD programme committee, Department of Law, Aarhus University


Management experience

2005-2011Head of the Department of Business Law, Aarhus School of Business


Research areas

  • EU law
  • WTO law
  • Company law


Teaching areas

  • EU law
  • Co-operation under the umbrella of a corporate form



2006The Jorck Foundation Research Award
1997Literature award of the Danish Society of Business Lawyers