Prof. Dr. iur.


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Professional Education: Studies in Law at the University of Hamburg and the University of Lausanne
Professional career:
  • 1997-2006 Full Professor at the University of Bielefeld, Chair of Public Law, EU Law and Public International Law
  • Public International Law; Member of the Board at the Institute for German, European and International Economics, University of Bielefeld
  • Since October 2006 Full Professor and Managing Director of the Department of EU Law, University of Hamburg
  • Since 2007 Member of the Board of Directors, Institute for European Integration of the Europa-Kolleg, Hamburg
  • Since 2009 Co-Chair of the Master Committee at the China-EU School of Law, Beijing
  • 2009 – 2010 Coordinator of the consortium of the China-EU School of Law, Beijing
  • Since 2012 Chairman of the Scientific Society of European Union Law
  • Since 2014 European Co-Dean at the China-EU School of Law, Beijing
Areas of research:
  • European Constitutional and Administrative Law
  • Economic Law of the European single Market
Courses at the Europa-Kolleg:
  • European Constitutional Law