Rita Simon

Dr. Rita Simon, LL.M., B.A.


Phone: +420 221 990 750

ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0003-1520-0489


Research field

Consumer and competition law, comparative law, public interest


  • Eötvös Loránd University (ELTE), Budapest (Law diplom)
  • Corvinus University of Budapest (postgraduate B.A. studies)
  • Universität zu Köln (Magister Legum (LL.M) postgraduate studies)
  • Universität zu Köln (PhD studies)


  • 2022-2026 Project "Climate Change Law in Europe" funded by the Research Foundation – Flanders (FWO) and coordinated by Hasselt University  – member of the research team
  • 2021-2023 Project "Healthy Passanger Transport" supported by Norway Grants and the State Environmental Fund of the Czech Republic – Principal Investigator
  • 2020-2023 Project SOLSTICE: „Socially Just and Politically Robust Decarbonisation: A Knowledge Base and Toolkit for Policymakers“ (JustDecarb) – member of the research team
  • 2020-2024 Project "Climate Law"  (within the ‘Lumina quaeruntur’ award of the Czech Academy of Sciences) – member of the research team
  • Country rapporteur for the Czech Republic in "Ex-post Evaluation of the Consumer Programme of 2007-2013 of EU" (2017 - 2018)
  • Country rapporteur for the Czech Republic and Hungary in the "Fitness Check of EU Consumer law for the European Commission" (2016)
  • Consumer rights in financial services and their administrative and private enforcement - Post-doc fellow at at the Law Faculty of Charles University in Prague (2015 – 2016)
  • Small-Incubator project at the Institute for Legal Studies at the Hungarian Academy of Sciences (2014)
  • Intergration and consumer law, Senior research fellow at the Institute Donau, Andrássy Universität Budapest (July-November 2013), TÀMOP-4.2.2/B-10/1-2010-0015 Project



Pedagogical work

Consumer protection seminar, Charles University  - Law Faculty, Prague, from 2017
Competition law and liberalization of network industries in Europe (H4041) Charles University - Law Faculty, Prague, from 2012
Comparative european business law - german business law (2PR401), University of Economics Prague, from 2012
DAAD Lecture Series Legal Foundations for Economic Transactions in the EU II - Intensive Course in Business Law, Charles University - Law Faculty, Prague (2010 - 2013)

Other work in academic sphere

Member of the European Law Institute (ELI) 

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