Dr. Josef Ostransky is a lecturer at the MIDS, where he teaches international commercial and investment arbitration, and carries out academic research under the auspices of the Geneva Center for International Dispute Settlement (CIDS). Prior to joining the MIDS he was a research assistant at the CIDS, taught international investment law as a visiting lecturer at the Masaryk University, Faculty of Law, and worked in private legal practice as a junior associate in the dispute resolution group of Ambruz & Dark Deloitte Legal in the Czech Republic.
Josef has delivered lectures and presentations on international investment law (e.g. UNCTAD, Geneva; University of Padua, Italy; Tehran University, Iran; ELSA Summer School, Athens) and his work has been published in various international law journals. Josef holds a PhD in International Law from the Graduate Institute. He obtained his first law degree at the Masaryk University, Faculty of Law, studied at the Aarhus University, Denmark, and is an alumnus of the MIDS.
He speaks English, French, Czech and Slovak, reads Spanish, and has an elementary knowledge of German and Russian.
International Commercial Arbitration