Academic Staff

Jianhong Fan  范劍虹 

Academic Qualification

  • Doctor.iur.(Ph.D.) in Juridical Sciences, University of Freiburg, Germany(1997)
  • Master of law in international law, University of Kiel,Germany
  • Certificate(equivalent to Bachelor of Laws) of undergraduate program in German Law (4 years), University of Kiel, Germany
  • Certificate of second Bachelor program for university assistant in Chinese Law(3 years), University of Hangzhou(University of Zhejiang), China
  • Bachelor of Arts in German Language and Literature, University of Hangzhou(University of Zhejiang), China

Current Teaching Area

LL.M. Courses

  • International Business Law
  • Comparative Economic Law
  • Comparative Commercial Organization

Research Supervision Service

  • 75MPhil students have successfully completed their MPhil Studies in UMAC(Dec.2004-July 2017)
  • 1 PhD students are currently supervised in UMAC(July. 2017)
  • 5 PhD students are currently supervised in UMAC
  • 27 MPhil students are currently supervised in UMAC

Research Interests

  • International Business Law (CISG/FDI)
  • Company Law (GmbH law) and Economic Law (Anti Unfair Competition Law/Labor law)
  • Comparative Private Law (Chinese and German Case Study of Civil Law)

Selected Publications
His publications include 21 Books and Monographs (edited or/and authored) and more than hundred articles and book chapters  in Chinese, also some Monographs and articles in German and English version, for example:

1. Books (Authored or/and Edited)

  1. Fan,J.H./Chen,K.R./Tang,C./Zhang,Q.(2017), Contract Law for the  International Sale of Goods, Law Press China, Beijing, ISBN-978-7-5197-1140-5 (Chinese)
  2. Fan,J.H.(2017), Concretizing Application of the Proportion Principle in the Conflict of Dismissal under the impact of the Enterprise's Economic Woes,ISBN-10: 3330032790,ISBN-13: 978-3-330-03279-8(English)
  3. Fan,J.H./Li, C. (2013), Study on German Law,China Legal Publishing House, Beijing, I S B N:978-75093-4-331-9(Chinese)
  4. Fan, J.H./Li, H.M./Li, C. (2013), A Study on the doctrine and cases of Disregarding the Corporate Personality (Durchgriffshaftung) of Company  in USA, China and Germany, University of Macau, ISBN: 978-99965-1-036-6(Chinese)
  5. Zhao,Y/Fan,J.H. (2012), Corporations and Partnerships in Macau- Suppl. 63 in International Encyclopaedia of Laws: Corporations and Partnerships, The Hague: Kluwer Law International, Walters Kluwer , ISBN : 978-90-654-4946-7(English)
  6. Fan, J. H., & Pereira, A.D. (2011), Commercial and Economic Law in Macau (second edition). The Hague: Kluwer Law International, Walters Kluwer, ISBN:9789041136121 (English)
  7. Fan, J. H. (2008), On Advanced Construction of Legislation Space by German Judge- Discussion on Dismissals caused by Enterpriser. Macau: Faculty of Law, Macau University,ISBN:978-99937-970-3-6 (Chinese)
  8. Fan, J. H., & Tian, Q. (2003), International Investment Law of Transnational Corporations, Faculty of Law of Macau University, ISBN: 99937-26-31 -1 (Chinese)
  9. Fan,J.H./Tian,Q. (1997), Strafrecht und Strafverfahrensrecht in China – Rechtsgrundlagen und Rezeption des Deutschen Rechts), Publishing House of Tectum, Marburg,  Germany, ISBN 3-8288-0101-3,(German)
  10. Fan, J.H. (1997), Rechtsgrundlage und Kontrollstruktur der Arbeitgeberkündigung nach den Grundsätzen deutscher Verhältnismässigkeit und chinesischer  beilegungsimmanenten Schiedsentscheidung, Monographs of European University Studies, European Academic Publisher, Peter Lang Verlag, Frankfurt/M., Berlin, Bern, New York, Paris, Wien, ISSN 0531-7312, ISBN3-631-30176-6(German)


2. Articles in Journals and collected papers

  1. Fan, J.H.(2017), On the standard of legislative technology in Macau, in:Zhao,Guoqiang, Selected Works of Social Sciences and Humanities of Macau(Law), Social Sciences Academic Press(China), Beijing(Chinese)
  2. Fan,J.H.(2016), The orientation of legal system, layout of rules and literal expression in codification of Chinese Civil Code, in  Journal of Macau Law Sciences, Vol.1/2016, 83-98
  3. Tian.Q./Liu,Y./Fan,J.H.(2015), The effects of external stakeholder pressure and ethical leadership on corporate social responsibility in China, Journal of Management & Organization, Cambridge University Press and Australian and New Zealand Academy of Management ,Vol.21, Issue 04, 388 – 410(English).
  4. Fan,J.H.(2014), Judges’ Continuing Construction in enterprise-conditioned employer dismissal in Germany: specific research of the proportion principle, Beijing Law Review, USA, vol.5/2014,322-341(English)
  5. Fan, J.H.(2013), Durchgriffshaftung gegen Gesellschafter wegen Unterkapitalisierung im chinesischen Gesellschaftsrecht, Recht der internationalen Wirtschaft, 59.Jahrgang, Heft08/2013,515-520,Verlag Recht und Wirtschaft, Germany(German)
  6. Fan,J.H./Tian,Q. (2013), Free or Limited Dismissal by Enterprise Owners in Germany -A Classic and Authoritative Discussion, Beijing Law Review, USA,2013, Vol.4, No.04, 180-184(English)
  7. Fan, J.H./Neuwirth,R.(2012), Die Wahrung von Betriebs- und Geschäftsgeheimnissen im Spannungsverhältnis zur Berufsfreiheit am Beispiel der Volksrepublik China, Recht der internationalen Wirtschaft, 58.Jahrgang, Heft03/2012,123-128, Verlag Recht und Wirtschaft, Germany(German)
  8. Fan,J.H.(2010), On the space in the application of Law and Judicial Independence: German Law as an Example, Academic Journal of one country two systems,No.1, 2010, pp76-85
  9. Fan, J. H. (2009). On Basic Law Art. 6 and Art. 103 about Protection, Limitation and Requisition of Property Rights, in:Luo Weijian/Wang Yu, Selected Works of Social Sciences and Humanities of Macau(Basic Law), Social Sciences Academic Press(China), 298-323, Beijing.
  10. Fan,J.H./Li, C.(2009), New Reform of German limited Liability Company(GmbH) in 2008, Journal of Juridical Science, 10. pp. 29-82
  11. Richter,Thomas/Fan,Jianhong(2008), Strafrecht, in Brunhild Staiger/Stefan Friedrich/hans-Wilm Schuette(Herausgeber), Das grosse China Lexikon, Primus Verlag,Germany(German).
  12. Fan, J. H. (2007). Das Zhong-Yong-Prinzips(Golden Mean) im Licht des Verhältnismässigkeitsgrundsatzes i.e.S. in der chinesischen Kündigungsbeschränkung, In Volker Rieble (Ed). Festschrift für Manfred Löwisch., 99-113, Sellier . European Law Publishers,Munich, Germany(German).
  13. Fan, J. H., & Tian, Q. (2006). Rechtsschutz der Direktinvestition von Internationalen Unternehmen in der VR China(Law protection of direct investment of transnational Corporations in PR China), In Mark Boguslawskij/Alexander Trunk (Ed.). Legal issues of foreign investment in transition countries,239-254, [in German language] Berlin & Wien: BWV(Berliner wissenschaftlicher Verlag), Germany(German).
  14. Fan,J.H. (2000). The Proportion Principle in German Law and EU, Journal of Zhejiang University (Humanities and Social Sciences ), 5. 98-103.
  15. Fan, J.H.(1999). The Background of German Constitution, Journal of Zhejiang University (Humanities and Social Sciences ), 149-157.
  16. Fan, J.H.(1997). Rezeption des Deutschen Strafrechts in China, in: Journal of International Asian Forum, 361-374, Heidelberg, Germany(German) .
  17. Fan,J.H.(1996).Arbeitgeberkündigungsgrunde nach neuen Arbeitsgesetz, in: Recht der internationalen Wirtschaft, 29-35, Verlag Recht und Wirtschaft, Heidelberg, Germany(German).

Review of Book

Fan, J.H.(1996). "Law in PR China” by Palph H. Folsom and John H. Minan”, in: German Yearbook of international law, Volume 34 Berlin,Germany.



  1. Richter,Thomas/Fan,J.H.(1996), Beschluss betreffend die Bestrafung von Straftaten, die gegen das Gesellschaftsgesetz verstossen, in: China Aktuell, 11/96,ISSN 0341-6631, Institut für Asienkunde, Hamburg(Chinese to German).
  2. New Obligation Law in Germany  by Prof. Manfred Löwisch, Boletim da Faculdade de Direito No.15, 2003, pp 41-58, translated by J.H.Fan (English to Chinese)
  3. Fan,J.H./Zhang,Q., Gesetz gegen den unlauteren Wettbewerb (German UWG/2016), in  Journal of Macau Law Sciences, Vol.1/2017, (German to Chinese)

Research Fellowships and Awards 

  • The third prize of first UM Research Award of Macau University(2001)
  • Research Fellowship of DAAD (Foundation) in Germany(2000)
  • Research Fellowship of Max-Planck-Gesellschaft (Foundation)in Germany(1995)


Related Working Experience & Professional Membership

  • Arbitrator of International Economic and Trade Arbitration Commission (CIETAC-South China), Arbitrator of Shenzhen Court of International Arbitration(SCIA)
  • Arbitrator of World Trade Center Macau
  • Member of DC-Juristenvereinigung e.V. in Germany( 2012-2013)
  • Deputy member of council of lawyers in Macau (2004-2008)
  • Senior Research Fellow in Institute of Economic Law at Zhejiang  University (since 2003)
  • Full Professor (full time), Faculty of Law at University of Macau(since 2006)
  • Associate Professor (full time), Faculty of Law at University of Macau(2000-2006)
  • German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) Visiting Professor in institute of Economic Law, Labor Law and Social law at University of Freiburg, Germany (2000)
  • Associate Professor(full time) for International Economic Law, Faculty of Law at Zhejiang University (1998-2000) and  deputy director for Institute of Economic Law, Faculty of Law at Zhejiang University and associate dean of Faculty of Law (City College) at  Zhejiang University (2000)
  • Legal Consultant (full time) under the guidance of Prof. Dr.iur. Stefan Messmann of a German international business law firm: Wessing Berenberg-Gossler Zimmermann Lange (1997-1998)
  • Research fellow(wiss.Sondermitarbeiter)(full time) under direction of Prof. Dr.iur. Dr. h.c. mult. Albin Eser, M.C.J. and Prof. Dr. iur.Dr. h.c. mult. Günther Kaiser in Max-Planck-Institute of Foreign and International Criminal Law in Germany (1995-1997)
  • Translator (part time) for Law Department and training items of Krupp MaK Motoren GmbH & Co. KG (a Caterpillar Company, USA) under direction of Axel Kettmann(General Counsel) in Kiel, Germany(1993-1995)
  • Sworn translator for Court of State Kiel, Germany (1990-1995)
  • Student Research Assistant(hiwi) with guidance from Prof. Dr. iur. Dr. rer. pol. Dr. h.c. mult. Franz Jürgen Säcker in institute of Economic Law, Labor Law and Tax law and in dean office of faculty of law, also under the guidance of Prof.Dr.iur.Haimo Schack, LL.M. (Berkeley) in institute of European and International Private and Procedural Law, faculty of law at University of Kiel in Germany (1990-1995)
  • Trainee of Legal Consultant under the guidance of Dr.iur.Kristian Ehinger and Prof. Dr.iur. Stefan Messmann in foreign law department of Volkswagen AG in Wolfsburg, Germany (Oct-Nov1989)
  • Visiting Scholar under the guidance of  Prof. Dr. iur. Dr. h.c. Jost Delbrück, LL.M. LL.D. h.c. (IN) and Prof. Dr. iur. Dr.h.c.Rüdiger Wolfrum in Institute for International Law at University of Kiel in Germany (Oct/1988-Juni/1989)
  • Assistant and Senior Instructor (full time) in Faculty of Foreign Languages (1984-1988) and in Faculty of Law at Hangzhou University (1988) and Directors of department for 1982th and 1984th grade students in Faculty of Foreign Languages(1984-1988)


Contact Details

Prof.Dr.iur.Jianhong FAN,   LL.M.
澳門大學法學院 东32栋 3010室
Faculty of Law, University of Macau,E 32, Room 3010