Dr. Chie Sato

Visiting Scientist

Westring 400, R. 3.03d
Phone: +49 431 880-1093

Dr. Chie Sato spends her sabbatical leave as a visiting scholar at the Institute for International Law since April 2018. Her research topics focus mainly on the modernization of international legal frameworks regarding the protection of the marine environment. She is especially interested in the ongoing discussion on drafting a new international treaty for the protection of marine biodiversity beyond national jurisdiction at the UN and the EU’s position on this issue.

She graduated from the Faculty of Law at Hitotsubashi University in Tokyo (LL.B and LL.M) and received her LL.M and LL.D at Philipps-Universität Marburg. After working at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Japan and Hamburg for several years, she teaches European Law and Public International Law at Meiji University, School of Law in Tokyo since 2011.