Dr. Georgios Dimitropoulos | Hamad Bin Khalifa University
Hamad Bin Khalifa University


Georgios Dimitropoulos

Georgios Dimitropoulos (PhD)

Associate Professor
College of Law

  • Phone+974-4454-2280
  • Office locationC.03.017, Third Floor, CIS Building


Georgios Dimitropoulos is an Assistant Professor at HBKU Law School. Georgios studied Law at the University of Athens, and holds an LL.M. from Yale Law School, and a Ph.D. summa cum laude in Global and EU administrative law from the University of Heidelberg. Before joining HBKU Law School he was a Senior Research Fellow at the Max Planck Institute Luxembourg and a Hauser Research Scholar at New York University (NYU) School of Law; he completed an internship at the European Commission’s Directorate General Enterprise and Industry, whereas during his Ph.D. studies he worked as a research assistant at the Institute for German and European Administrative Law of the University of Heidelberg.

Research Interests

  • Intersections between Administrative and International Law
  • Administrative Law & Regulation
  • Behavioral Law & Economics
  • Behavioral Public Policy
  • International Economic Law (Trade, investment and Sovereign Wealth Funds)
  • International Dispute Resolution (Courts and Arbitration)
  • Infrastructure development (Construction Law; Planning & Zoning law; Dispute resolution; Sustainability and Financing of Infrastructure Projects)
  • Law & Technology (blockchain and cryptocurrencies)
  • Torts


Associate Member

Centre for Law, Economics and Society; University College London

  • Senior Research Fellow

    Max Planck Institute Luxembourg for International, European and Regulatory Procedural Law

  • Visiting Senior Research Fellow

    iCourts: The Danish National Research Foundation’s Centre of Excellence for International Courts, Copenhagen

    September 2015
  • Research Assistant

    Yale Law School

  • Global Fellow (Hauser Research Scholar)

    New York University (NYU) School of Law

  • Research Assistant

    Institute for German and European Administrative Law, Faculty of Law, University of Heidelberg




Yale Law School; New Haven, CT, USA

  • Ph.D. in Law

    University of Heidelberg; Heidelberg, Germany

  • LL.M

    University of Heidelberg; Heidelberg, Germany

  • LL.B.

    University of Athens; Athens, Greece


Selected Publications

  • ‘Learning and the Law: Improving Behavioral Regulation from an International and Comparative Perspective’ (2017) 25 Journal of Law & Policy 473

    Georgios Dimitropoulos & Philipp Hacker, 

  • ‘Measuring Judicial Independence in International Law: Putting Together the Pieces of the Puzzle’ (2017) 24 Maastricht Journal of European and Comparative Law 531

    Georgios Dimitropoulos

  • ‘Behavioural Regulation in International Trade’ in Klaus Mathis and Avishalom Tor (eds) Nudging - Possibilities, Limitations and Applications in European Law and Economics (Springer, 2016) 263

    Georgios Dimitropoulos

  • ‘Constructing the Independence of International Investment Arbitrators: Past, Present, and Future’ (2016) 36 Northwestern Journal of International Law & Business 371

    Georgios Dimitropoulos

  • ‘From Choosing to Learning: Path Dependencies of Nudging and How to Overcome Them’ in Alexandra Kemmerer, Christoph Möllers, Maximilian Steinbeis and Gerhard Wagner (eds) Choice Architecture in Democracies: Exploring the Legitimacy of Nudging (Hart/Nomos)

    Georgios Dimitropoulos

  • ‘Compliance through Collegiality: Peer Review in International Law’ (2015-2016) 37 Loyola of Los Angeles International and Comparative Law Review 275

    Georgios Dimitropoulos

  • Zertifizierung und Akkreditierung im Internationalen Verwaltungsverbund

    Internationale Verbundverwaltung und gesellschaftliche Administration [Certification and Accreditation in International Administrative Law: International Integrated and Societal Administration] (Mohr Siebeck–Series: Jus Internationale et Europaeum–, Tübingen 2012); 418 pp

  • ‘Global Administrative Order: Towards a Typology of Administrative Levels and Functions in the Global Legal Order’ (2011) 23 European Review of Public Law 433

    Georgios Dimitropoulos