Julia Hörnig studied law at the European University Viadrina in Frankfurt and at the Erasmus University Rotterdam with a focus on international trade and transport law. She then dedicated herself to research on the contractual design options for multimodal transhipment in the air-road combination. In the process, Julia Hörnig completed several research stays, including in Rome, Edinburgh, Rotterdam and Vienna, and was funded by the German Society for Transport Law. In 2018, she was awarded a doctorate in law by the University of Lucerne. After successfully completing her legal traineeship last year, the fully qualified lawyer became an assistant professor of commercial and maritime law at Erasmus University Rotterdam. Julia Hörnig is the German Correspondent for the Centre for Maritime Law of the National University of Singapore (CML)/Comité Maritime International (CMI) Database of Judicial Decisions on International Conventions and guest lecturer at the University of Bayreuth (GER), the Europe-University Frankfurt (GER) and for the German Lawyers' Academy courses for Specialist Transport and Trade Law. Her research focus is on closed-loop supply chains and the transformation of supply chains in the context of the circular economy.