de Sépibus Joëlle

Dr Joëlle de Sépibus
+41 31 631 32 70
  • International and European Climate and Energy Policy
  • Climate Change Measures



Joëlle de Sépibus is a Senior Research Fellow of the World Trade Institute, an Assistant Professor of Law at the University of Bern as well as a Visiting Professor of Law at the College of Europe (Bruges). She teaches European constitutional and economic law as well as international law on climate change and sustainability at the University of Bern. Her current research interests focus on European and international law, in particular in the fields of climate and energy policies, including  the new regime on climate change, carbon and electricity markets."


She was formerly an Associate Professor of international and European law at the University of Fribourg (Switzerland). In 2010 she worked as an expert for the EU Presidency in the run-up to the international climate negotiations in Cancun. She holds a Master in European Law (College of Europe, Bruges) and a PhD in European Law (University of Bern). Admitted to the bar, she practised Swiss and international Business Law in law firms in Bern, Geneva and Zurich. After completing her doctoral thesis she was a Visiting Research Fellow at the Robert Schuman Centre for Advanced Studies (European University Institute, Florence).

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