Katja Zimmermann (K.)
Katja Zimmermann is a lecturer in private law at Maastricht University.
She holds an LL.B. (European Law School – Regular Track) and two LL.M. degrees (European Law School –Ius Commune Track; Dutch Law – Private Law Specialization) from Maastricht University. During her studies, she participated in the MaRBLe for excellence program and the Masters Honors Research Track. She held two student assistantships and took part in four different (international) moot court competitions. In 2012, her team won the Draft Common Frame of Reference International Arbitration Moot. Her research focuses on land registration and specifically on the cross-border transfer of land in the European Union as well as on the European Succession Regulation.
Her Ph.D thesis on European cross-border real estate transactions is co-supervised by Prof. Dr. Sjef van Erp (Maastricht University) and Prof. Dr. Reiner Schulze (Westfälische Wilhelms-Universität Münster).
In addition to her Ph.D research, she worked as a researcher for the Netherlands’ Cadastre, Land Registry and Mapping Agency.
Katja is involved in both the ITEM and the M-EPLI Institute.