Fryderyk Zoll is currently a Professor at the Jagiellonian University of Cracow and University of Osnabrück. He has been Visiting Professor in numerous universities including Kiel, Münster and Mainz in Germany and Caen and Orleans in France, teaching in the respective languages. Furthermore, he is Doctor honoris causa of the National University in Ternopil and a member of the Redaction Committee of Acquis Group, the R Zimmermann Team on comparative succession law, the Common Frame of Reference Team, the Polish Committee of Jurisprudence (‘Komitet Nauk Prawnych PAN’) and the European Law Institute. Zoll has been involved in various projects focusing on EU private law for example the Research Group on the Existing EC Private Law – Acquis Group and the Leonardo da Vinci Project. Additionally, he is a participant in the drafting team on the model rules of judicial independence (Liechtenstein, Jerusalem, Cracow) and arbitrator at the Arbitration Tribunal at the Polish Chamber of Commerce. Zoll speaks German, English and Polish (fluent), French and Russian (good) and Ukrainian (basic level).