Carina Risvig Hamer

Carina Risvig Hamer

Associate Professor


Carina Risvig Hamer, ph.d. associate professor in public procurement law. Her research area involves public procurement law, EU law and administrative law. Currently her research concentrates on four topics: 

1) Central Purchasing Bodies (CPBs), Co-editor of a large international book project on CPBs, to be published as book by Edward Elgar. Part of the Public Procurement Law Series. 

2) Exclusion and proportionality. Recently published an article on exclusion of tenderers in EPPLR and working on an article on proportionality

3) Remedies for breaches of the Public Procurement Rules: A second edition of her commentary on the Danish Remedies system has been published in June 2020 and an article on the same topic in Upphandlingsretligt Tidsskrift

4) Methodology, co-editor with Sten Schaumburg-Müller on a book on legal methodology, which will be published in September 2020, co-author with Rasmus Horskjær Nielsen on an article on the preprartory works to the Danish Procurement Act, published in Ufr in April 2020. 

Expert Member of the Danish Complaints Board for Public Procurement

Member of the European Procurement Law Group. 

Speaker at over 150 national conferences, events and workshops and approx. 40 international conferences and seminars in mainly Italy, UK, Portugal, Belgium, Sweden and Norway.  Organiser of several conferences e.g. the international Conference Public Procurement Days 2012 at Copenhagen Business School and of the Conference: Udbud og digitalisering, University of Southern Denmark November 2017.



PhD (Copenhagen Business School, Denmark)

Spring 2017 

Visiting Scholar (University of Turin, Italy)

Spring 2011

Visiting Scholar (University of Turin, Italy)



Spring 2010

Visiting Scholar (University of Nottingham, England)


Master of Law (University of Aarhus, Denmark)


Erasmus (Alfonso X El Sabio, Madrid, Spain)


Bachelor of Laws (University of Aarhus, Denmark)



February 2020-May 2020 

Professor wsr in public procurement law, Department of Law, University of Southern Denmark

2015 -2020

Associate professor in EU-law and public procurement law, Department of Law, University of Southern Denmark

2013 - 2015

Assistant Professor, Department of Law, University of Southern Denmark

2006 - 2013

Head of Section and Special Advisor, Danish Competition and Consumer Authority

2008 - 2012

PhD Scholar, Copenhagen Business School, Denmark

2007 - 2010

Administrative Law Teacher, University of Copenhagen, Denmark





Oct 3 2013 - Aug 11 2014

Maternity leave

Jan 18 2016 -Mar 9 2017

Maternity leave

Jan 3 2018-Feb 3 2019

Maternity leave




Expert member of the Danish Complaints Board for Public Procurement

2019- present

Member of the academic counsel for Upphandlingsrättslig Tidskrift, Sweden



Jun 2017- Present

PhD student, Rasmus Horskjær Nielsen (Jun 2017-May 2021) The topic of the Thesis is Evaluation Methods in Public Procurement Law

Jan 2018-Present

PhD Student, Heidi Løjmand (Feb 2017-Nov 2020)The topic of the Thesis is Consortia in Public Procurement Law and Competition Law



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