Frédérique Ferrand (LL.M, 1980; DU in German Law, 1980; DEA in Private Law, 1982; DEA in International and European studies, 1984) is Professor Private Law at the Jean Moulin University Law School (since 1991). She is member of the University Institute of France, Director of the international, European and comparative law team, Director of the Édouard Lambert Institute of Comparative Law and Director of the IDEA Institute (Institut de droit et d’économie des affaires) in Lyon.
In 1990 she obtained a doctoral degree at the Jean Moulin University Law School with the dissertation “Cassation française et Révision allemande”.
She was research assistant at the Faculty of Law at the University of Augsburg (1981-1983) and assistant at the Faculty of Law at the Jean Moulin University Law School (1990-1991).
She was junior member of the IUF (1999-2004), is senior member of the IUF (since 2010) and honorary Professor at the University of Augsburg (since 2002).