Erich Vranes is professor of European Law, International Law, Public Law and International Economic Law at the Vienna University of Economics and Business (WU Vienna). He also takes a keen interest in legal theory and methodology.

Erich Vranes has studied law at the Universities of Graz, Lausanne and Geneva, specialising in EU and international economic law. Erich Vranes was awarded his venia docendi at WU Wien in 2007, and has been serving as head of the Institute for European and International Law at WU Wien since 2012.

Erich Vranes is a regular legal consultant of national and EU institutions and acts as a reviewer for leading international journals and publishing houses.