Mitja Kovač graduated law with “cum laude” at the University of Ljubljana, Faculty of Law. He gained his LL.M. and PhD in the field of comparative contract law and economics at Utrecht University, Faculty of Law, Economics and Governance, Netherlands. In 2006 he also became a member of the Economic Impact Group within the CoPECL Network of Excellence (European DCFR project). Currently he is a full-time professor of civil and commercial law at the University of Ljubljana, School of Economics and Business, a visiting lecturer at the University of Ghent, Belgium, at the University of Turin, Italy and at University of Vienna, Austria. He publishes in the fields of comparative law and economics, new institutional economics, consumer protection, artificial intelligence, contract theory, intellectual property rights and competition law and economics.