Matthias Klatt

Jun.-Prof. Dr. iur.


+49/40/4 28 38 - 23 80

Education and professional career:
  • 1993-1999 Legal studies at the Universities of Göttingen and Munich
  • 1999 First State Exam in Law
  • 1999-2001 Research and Teaching Assistant (Chair for Public Law and Legal Philosophy, University of Kiel)
  • 2002-2004 Practical Training in litigation, counseling, administration and prosecution in Düsseldorf and Karlsruhe
  • 2002 European Award for Legal Theory
  • 2003 Young Scholar Prize of the International Association for the Philosophy of Law and Social Philosophy (IVR)
  • 2003 Dr. iur., University of Kiel
  • 2004 Second State Exam in Law
  • 2004-2005 Federal Constitutional Court, Karlsruhe: Law Clerk
  • 2005-2008 New College, Oxford: Juliana Cuyler Matthews Junior Research Fellow and Emmy Noether Research Fellow (DFG)
  • 2007 Elected Member of the Young Academy, Berlin
  • Since 2008 Professor (W1) for Public Law, European Law, Public International Law and Legal Philosophy, University of Hamburg
Areas of research and teaching:
  • European Constitutional Law
  • Public International Law
  • Human Rights Law
  • Jurisprudence
  • Theory of Legal Argumentation
  • Theory of Basic Rights
Courses taught at the Europa-Kolleg Hamburg:
  • Human Rights Protection in the EU