Professor André Alfes Lecturer at the Deutsche Bundesbank’s University of Applied Sciences

Main areas of teaching

  • Civil Law
  • Commercial Law and Corporate Law
  • Civil Procedure, Enforcement Procedure and Insolvency Law
  • Banking Law and Capital Markets Law


  • G1-1b Communication
  • G1-1d Legal writing
  • G4a Constitutional Law
  • G4b Fundamentals of Civil Law
  • G4c Fundamentals of Commercial and Company Law
  • A3c Payment transactions
  • W4a Corporate Law
  • W4b Contract Management
  • W4c Civil litigation, enforcementand bankruptcy law
  • W4d Case studies on Financial Contracts

Curriculum vitae

  • Studied law at the Universities of Bayreuth, Mainz and Austin, (Texas)
  • Staff at the chairs of Prof. Dr. Mathias Habersack (University of Mainz), Prof. Dr. Jan Zopfs (University of Mainz) and Prof. Dr. Dr. h.c. Harro Otto (University of Bayreuth)
  • 1999: degree “Business lawyer (University of Bayreuth)”
  • 2002: First legal state examination 
  • 2005: Doctorate degree (Dr. iur) under Prof. Dr. Mathias Habersack at Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz
  • 2006: Second legal state examination
  • 2007: Master of Laws (UT Austin)
  • 2007: Lawyer in a law firm in Frankfurt a.M.; client delegation to the legal department of a commercial bank and a investment management company
  • 2010: Legal department of the Deutsche Bundesbank, responsible for Monetary policy, securities settlement and capital markets law
  • Since March 2018: Adjunct Lecturer at the Deutsche Bundesbank University of Applied Sciences
  • 2019: Delegation to the Deutsche Bundesbank University of Applied Sciences
  • Since March 2021: Professor at Deutsche Bundesbank University of Applied Sciences

Research interests

  • Law and regulation of capital market infrastructures
  • Trading, clearing and settlement of financial transactions
  • Contractual documentation of derivative transactions
  • Investment law
  • Central bank digital currency
  • Electronic securities


  • German-American Lawyers Association e.V.
  • Association of University Professors for Business Law