Davor Babić is a professor of Private International Law and International Arbitration at the University of Zagreb Faculty of Law. He studied law at the University of Zagreb (LL.B, Ph.D.), Asser Institute in the Hague (Diploma in International Commercial Law) and at the Central European University in Budapest (LL.M. in Intl Business Law).
Professor Babić has published on a wide range of topics relating to private international law, international commercial law, international arbitration and ADR. He has served as chair, sole arbitrator or co-arbitrator under various institutional and ad hoc arbitration rules and in various seats of arbitration. He has also acted as a mediator in commercial disputes and as a member of dispute adjudication boards under FIDIC construction contracts.
Since 2015 he teaches International Commercial Arbitration at the Central European University in Budapest as a visiting professor. He has tought private international law and international arbitration as a visiting professor at various other universities including at the University of Pittsburgh (2012) and University of Loyola Chicago (2015).
Profesor Babić was head of the Chapter 6 (Company Law) working group for for negotiations on Croatia's accession to the EU.
He is a member of the International Law Association and International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) Commission on Arbitration and ADR.