Carsten Nowak

Prof. Dr. iur.

Research Fellow


  • 2008: Habilitation (venia legendi) Public Law, European Law and International Law; University of Hamburg
  • 1997: Doctorate in Law (Dr. iur.) at the University of Hamburg
  • 1996-1998: legal clerkship
  • 1987-1993: Studies of Law at the University of Hamburg
Professional Career:
  • since 2010: Director of the Frankfurt Institute for the Law of the European Union (fireu)
  • since 2009: University professor at the faculty of law, European University Viadrina Frankfurt (Oder) – Chair for Public Law, especially European Law
  • 4/2009: University professor at the University of Siegen
  • 2005-2008: Interim Professor at the University of Hamburg, at the University of Rostock and at the Technical University Dresden
  • 1999-2004: Research Asisstant at the faculty of law, University of Hamburg and coordinator of the post-graduate programme Master of European Studies at the Europa-Kolleg Hamburg
  • 1993-1996: Research Assistant at the Institute for Integration Research at the University of Hamburg and at the Europa-Kolleg Hamburg
Field of Research:
  • European Law
  • Constitutional Law
  • Administrative Law