Courses Taught: International Criminal Law, Human Rights Charter
Visiting Time: 2012-Present
Morten Bergsmo, a European international lawyer who has served as an academic in China, Europe and North-America, is Visiting Professor at Peking University Law School since Spring 2012, where he teaches international criminal law and international human rights law. He has authored or edited more than 60 academic publications in international law, including 15 books, and is a frequent lecturer around the world. Formerly, Bergsmo served academically as Visiting Professor, Georgetown University (2010-12), Fernand Braudel Senior Fellow, European University Institute (2011 Spring), Visiting Fellow, Stanford University (2010-13), Visiting Scholar, UC Berkeley (2010 Spring), Researcher, University of Oslo (2010-12), and Senior Researcher, PRIO (2006-09). He has practiced as Special Adviser to the Office of the Director of Public Prosecution of Norway (2007-08); Senior Legal Adviser and Chief of the Legal Advisory Section, ICC Office of the Prosecutor (2002-05); Co-ordinator of the establishment of the ICC Office of the Prosecutor (2002-03); Legal Adviser, ICTY (1994-2002); and Legal Adviser, UN Commission of Experts for the Former Yugoslavia established pursuant to Security Council resolution 780 (1992) (1993-94). He represented the ICTY to the UN negotiation process to establish the ICC (1996-2002) and has extensive multilateral and international organizations experience.