Assistant Professor


Nicolas Bueno is assistant professor at the French-speaking faculty of law of UniDistance Suisse.

He completed his doctorate in international public law at the University of Lausanne after spending time at the University of Columbia in New York (2012-2013) in receipt of a Fulbright scholarship. He then conducted post-doctoral research at the University of Louvain (2016) and at the London School of Economics (2017) thanks to a Postdoc.Mobility fellowship from the Swiss National Fund (SNF), then at the University of Zurich (2018-2021) courtesy of an Ambizione grant from the SNF. He also taught international economic law at the University of Lausanne and the University of Zurich, and international law at the University of Lugano.

His research on law and economic globalization has been published in journals, such as the International Labour Review, Business and Human Rights Journal, Journal of Human Development and Capabilities or le Journal of World Investment and Trade
In his current project, “The Economic Ideologies of Work and Labour Rights ”, he developed a post-market logic for international employment law. As a practitioner, he led strategic disputes in economy and human rights at the Center for Constitutional and Human Rights (ECCHR) in Berlin (2014-2015), and he worked in the division of international investments and multinational business at the Swiss State Secretariat for Economic Affairs (SECO).

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