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Founders & Supporters

Since its creation, the IILCC is generously supported by distinguished cooperation partners. Find out more about the Santander Universities and our other supporters here.

Santander Universities

Santander Universities is part of Santander Bank and committed to create opportunities for students and academics in higher education through cooperation and support programs in all areas such as teaching, research, international cooperation and knowledge management. Thanks to the generous support of Santander Universities, the Faculty of Law of the University of Cologne established the junior professorship of international investment law, public international law.  

Learn more about Santander Universities here.

Association of Founders for German Science

The Association of Founders (Stifterverband) is a joint initiative by companies and foundations committed to improve education, science and innovation by providing consulting, networking and financial support. Since 1929, the Stifterverband represents the common responsibility of German companies for a sustainable and livable society. Further information are available here.

The Association of Friends and Supporters of the IILCC

The Association of Friends & Supporters of the IILCC (Gemeinnütziger Verein zur Förderung des IILCC e.V.) was founded in September 2008. Its primary task is to support the academic research activities undertaken by the Centre financially. Moreover, the Association should serve as a platform to coordinate the interests of academia and practice and facilitate and further the discourse on International Investment Law. The membership is open to individuals and juridical persons. More information is available from the President of the Association, Professor Dr Burkhard Schöbener (

Association of Friends and Supporters of the IILCC
University of Cologne
c/o Professor Dr Burkhard Schöbener
Professur für Öffentliches Recht, Völkerrecht und Europarecht
Gottfried-Keller-Str. 2
50931 Cologne


Sparkasse Köln Bonn
bank code 370 501 98
account no. 190 202 1672
IBAN DE 67 37 05 01 98 19 02 02 1672