Värv, Age


Articles in Juridica International

Articles in Juridica

  • Inertia Selling, i.e. Products and Services Supplied by the Trader, but not Solicited by the Consumer, Juridica Abstract, 2015, No. 4, pp. 235-242
  • A. Värv, K. Saare. Notification on a Contractual Penalty Claim Based on the Example of a Contract for Construction Services, Juridica Abstract, 2014, No. 7, pp. 510-519
  • Taking the Error of a Person Having Performed an Act Into Account Upon Reversing an Act Without a Legal Basis, Juridica Abstract, 2013, No. 10, pp. 718-726
  • Function of Negotiorum Gestio in Civil Law, Juridica Abstract, 2013, No. 3, pp. 183-191
  • K. Sein, A. Värv. Flight Passengers’ Right to Compensation. Regulation on Flight Passengers’ Rights in European Union, Juridica Abstract, 2013, No. 2, pp. 107-117
  • Th. Hoffmann, A. Kelli, A. Värv. The Principle of Abstraction in Estonian and German Intellectual Property Law, Juridica Abstract, 2012, No. 7, pp. 535-542
  • M.-A. Simovart, A. Värv. Critical Comments on Application of Principle of Reasonableness Decision No. 3-2-1-66-11 of Civil Chamber of Supreme Court, Juridica Abstract, 2012, No. 1, pp. 67-72
  • A. Värv, P. Kalamees. Liability of Seller Upon Non-Conformity of Goods with the Contract, Juridica Abstract, 2009, No. 7, pp. 411-419
  • Unification of Regulation of Unjustified Enrichment in the European Union, Juridica Abstract 2006, No. 4, pp. 230–239


  • Associate Professor of Law of Obligations, University of Tartu

Personal data

  • Born: July 1, 1974
  • E-mail: age.varv@ut.ee


  • PhD, University of Tartu, 2013
  • Doctoral Student, University of Tartu, 2007–2013
  • LLM (International Business Law), Central European University (Budapest), 1998
  • BA in Law, Faculty of Law, University of Tartu, 1997
  • Norwegian Language and Culture, Faculty of Philosophy, 1992–1994
  • Toila High School (cum laude), 1992


  • Associate Professor of Law of Obligations, Faculty of Law, University of Tartu, 2015-current
  • Lecturer of Civil Law, Faculty of Law, University of Tartu, 2010–2015
  • Assistant of Civil Law, Faculty of Law, University of Tartu, 2007–2009
  • Lecturer and Head of Private Law Chair, Estonian Academy of Public Service, Tallinn, 2005–2007
  • Adviser, Department of Courts, Ministry of Justice, 2002–2005
  • Head of European Integration and Development Division, Ministry of Justice, 1998–2002
  • Adviser, Department of International Law, Ministry of Justice of the Republic of Estonia, 1996–1998

Main areas of research

  • General Part of Civil Law
  • Law of Obligations (emphasis on non-contractual obligations, in particular, unjustified enrichment)

Grants and projects

  • Principles of European Law, Book VII (Unjustified Enrichment), Estonian Notes (2008)
  • Principles of European Law, Book VII (Unjustified Enrichment), translation into Estonian (2008)

Professional activity and membership

  • Member of Estonian Lawyers’ Association
  • Member of Estonian Association of European Law

Hobbies and community work

  • Sports


  • Estonian (Native)
  • English
  • German
  • Russian
  • Norwegian