Vita of Prof. Dr. iur. utr. Brigitte Tag
From April 2000 to September 2002 Brigitte Tag was a was working as visiting professor and a colleague lecturer at the law faculties of the Humboldt-University of Berlin, the Technical University of Dresden as well as the University of Heidelberg.
Between 1990 and 2002 Brigitte Tag was also lecturer to junior lawyers at the district court of Mannheim in the field of labour law and subsequently in criminal law. In recognition of her establishment and organisation of the “Heidelberger Studienzeitverkürzungsprogramm” she was awarded with the “Lehrpreis des Landes Baden-Württemberg” in 1996. Since October 2002 Brigitte Tag is appointed as professor ordinarius at the law faculty of the University of Zurich. Additionally, she maintains her attorney’s licence in Germany. From September 2006 on she was voted to be delegate of the professorate at the counsel of the University of Zurich.
Her main research interests and her fields of expertise are as follows: criminal law, white-collar crime, medical law, medical ethics, brain research, protection of the autonomy, questions at the beginning and the end of life, handling of human bodies, parts of the body and substances of human origin, treatment of the corpse, sponsorship problems, comparative law, business and economic ethics, interdisciplinary communication, reform of the legal education system. In April 2009 she received the “Credit Suisse Award for Best Teaching” from the University of Zurich. In May 2010 Prof. Tag was admitted a member of the Swiss Academy of Medical Sciences.