Steen Treumer

Steen Treumer


Date of birth: 02/12/65

Business address: University of Copenhagen, Faculty of Law, Studiegården, Studiestræde 6. 3rd floor, DK-1455 Copenhagen K, Denmark; Tel. +45 35 32 32 24


2009-           Professor of Public Procurement Law and Privatization Law,
                   University of Copenhagen

2007-2009    Professor with special responsibilities in EU Public Procurement Law,
                   Copenhagen Business School

2005-2009    Head of Department, Law Department, Copenhagen Business School  

2001-2007    Associate Professor of Business Law, Copenhagen Business School

2001            Associate Professor of Business Law, Aalborg University, Denmark

1999-2001    Assistant Professor of Business Law, Aalborg University

1996-1999    Ph.D.-scholar, Aalborg University

1995-1996    Deputy Judge, the Commercial Court, Copenhagen

1992-1995    Lecturer of EC law at the European Institute of Public Administration,
                   Maastricht (NL) and Luxembourg (L).

1990-1991    Deputy Judge, the Court of Odense, Denmark


1999 Ph.D. Based on a thesis on the following subject-matter: "The Principle of Equal Treatment of Tenderers in EU Public Procurement Law". The thesis led to the award of the Spar Nord Foundations Research Prize 2000. The prize is awarded to a researcher at Aalborg University who has concluded a particularly excellent research project at the University. The prize winner is selected by a committee of professors and receives 250.000 DKK for further research.

1992 Master of European Judicial Studies (LL.M.) A postgraduate programme in EU law arranged by the European Institute of Public Administration, Maastricht, The Netherlands.

1990 Graduate in law (cand. jur.), Aarhus University, Denmark.


Steen Treumer has published widely on public procurement law including about 25 international publications on public procurement law and primarily in leading European reviews. As mentioned above my Ph.D.-thesis concerned the principle of equal treatment of tenderers in E.C. Public Procurement Law.  

Research and project management

Steen Treumer has extensive and varied experience with research and project management as Head of Department and as individual researcher.    

Appointed as Assistant Editor of the international journal "Public Procurement Law Review" in 2006.

Co-editor of the international book series European Procurement Law Series, DJØF Publishing together with Professor Roberto Caranta, University of Turin, Italy (established in 2009)

Other relevant activities  

Organizer of more than 30 international conferences and seminars on EU law including about 10 on public procurement (the latter from 1993 until now).

Conference programme director on the global public procurement conferences Public Procurement: Global Revolution IV and V together with Professor Sue Arrowsmith, University of Nottingham. The latter conference took place September 2010 and was hosted by the University of Copenhagen.

Chairman of the Danish Association for Public Procurement Law.

Member of the Danish Complaints Board for Public Procurement

Has given numerous lectures in international public procurement conferences in Europe and several guest lectures at universities

Consultancy and training on public procurement. Steen Treumer has acted as a legal consultant in several procurement cases pending before The Danish Complaints Board for Public Procurement and before the ordinary Danish courts and occassionally in cases abroad.

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