Professor em. Dr iur.


Professional Education: Studies of law in Münster, Lausanne and Geneva
Professional career:
  • Academic assistant at the Max-Planck-Institut for comparative and international law in Heidelberg/lecturer at the University of Giessen
  • Postdoc-studies at the McGill-University (Montréal, Canada) und the University of Cambridge (England)
  • Senior researcher at the Liechtenstein-Institut and legal adviser of the Governement (Liechtenstein)
  • Professor of public law, in particular international and European law at the University of Hamburg/Director of studies at the Europa-Kolleg Hamburg (1993-2011)
  • Prof. emeritus at the University of Hamburg und European Co-Dean of the China-EU School of Law in Beijing (9/2011-12/2012)
Areas of research:
  • EU law
  • international law
  • constitutional law
Courses at the Europa-Kolleg:
  • Public International Law
  • European Association Law