Csongor István Nagy is professor of law and head of the Department of Private International Law at the University of Szeged and recurrent visiting professor at the Central European University (Budapest/New York), the Sapientia University of Transylvania (Romania) and the Riga Graduate School of Law (Latvia). He is admitted to the Budapest Bar and arbitrator at the Court of Arbitration attached to the Hungarian Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Budapest. Csongor graduated at the Eötvös Loránd University of Sciences (ELTE, dr. jur.) in Budapest, in 2003, where he also earned a Ph.D. in 2009, and received master (LL.M., 2004) and S.J.D. degrees (2010) from the Central European University (CEU) in Budapest/New York. He pursued graduate studies in Rotterdam (the Netherlands), Heidelberg (Germany) and Ithaca, New York (Cornell University) and had visiting appointments in the Hague (Asser Institute), Munich (twice, Max Planck Institute), Brno (Masarykova University), CEU Business School (Budapest), Hamburg (Max Planck Institute), Edinburgh (University of Edinburgh), London (British Institute of International and Comparative Law), Bloomington, Indiana (Indiana University) and Brisbane, Australia (TC Beirne School of Law, University of Queensland). He was senior fellow at the Center for International Governance Innovation in Canada and Eurojus legal counsel in the European Commission’s Representation in Hungary. He has more than 150 publications in English, French, German, Hungarian, Romanian and (in translation) in Croatian and Spanish. At China-EU School of Law he will teach European Private Law.