Nicolas Bueno, assistant professor

Nicolas Bueno is assistant professor at the French-speaking faculty of law of UniDistance Suisse.

He completed his doctorate in international public law at the University of Lausanne after spending time at the University of Columbia in New York (2012-2013) in receipt of a Fulbright scholarship. He then conducted post-doctoral research at the University of Louvain (2016) and at the London School of Economics (2017) thanks to a Postdoc.Mobility fellowship from the Swiss National Fund (SNF), then at the University of Zurich (2018-2021) courtesy of an Ambizione grant from the SNF. He also taught international economic law at the University of Lausanne and the University of Zurich, and international law at the University of Lugano. In his enabling project, “Labour Rights Beyond Markets”, he developed a post-market logic for international employment law in a globalised economy. As a practitioner, he led strategic disputes in economy and human rights at the Center for Constitutional and Human Rights in Berlin (2014-2015), and he worked in the division of international investments and multinational business at the Swiss State Secretariat for Economic Affairs (SECO).


His research concerns law and economic globalisation, mainly in international economic law, economics and human rights, international employment law and political law and economics. His research has been published in particular in the International & Comparative Law Quarterly, the International Journal of Human Rights, the International Labour Review and the International Comparative Labour Law, Industrial Relations and the Journal of Human Development and Capabilities.

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