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PROFESSIONAL APPOINTMENTS

Since 2017

Professor (with special responsibilities)
Syddansk Universitet (University of Southern Denmark), Department of Law, Odense / Denmark

Current Research Focus

  • Public international law, esp. international economic law focusing on international investment law, investment arbitration, international dispute settlement; investment law reform and sustainable development, comprehensive trade and investment agreements, regime collisions, norm diffusion in international and regional trade and investment regimes, economic analysis of investment protection norms, the relationship of international investment law to (general) public international law and to EU law, and small- and medium-sized enterprises in cross-border transactions
  • EU law
  • German and comparative constitutional and administrative law

Administration

  • Member of the Committee for Internationalisation of Education (since 2017)

Teaching and Supervising LL.M. and Ph.D. Theses:

  • Public international law, esp. international economic law
  • EU law

Knowledge Transfer:

  • Legal expert and consultant for the European Parliament, legal expert for the Deutsche Bundestag (German Federal Parliament), for the Hessischer Landtag (State Parliament of Hesse), for the German Federal Government, i.e. the Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy, for the Slovak Government, for the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development in Geneva, and others on matters of regulating foreign investment

2011-2017

Professor as Juniorprofessor
Freie Universität Berlin (Free University of Berlin), Law School / Germany

  • most recently on leave to perform a guest professorship at Uppsala University as 26. Sweden Prize Laureate of the Riksbankens Jubileumsfond (The Swedish Foundation for Humanities and Social Sciences) Stockholm in cooperation with the Alexander von Humboldt Stiftung Bonn
  • In 2014 successful interim evaluation (equivalent to Habilitation in accordance with § 100 Abs. 1 Nr. 4, Abs. 2 BerlHG)

Research Focus

  • Public international law
  • EU law
  • German and comparative constitutional and administrative law

Academic Self-Administration

  • Full Member of the Working Group "International Network" of the "Excellence Council", Executive Board of the Free University (2015-17)
  • Deputy Managing Director of the Institute of Public Law at the Department of Law (2015-17)
  • Full Member of the Council of the Institute of Public Law at the Department of Law (2015-17),
  • Full Member of the De-central Election Committee of the Department of Law (2011-15)
  • Deputy Member of the Board of Examiners of the Department of Law (2011-5)

Teaching

Supervision

  • Ph.D. and master theses in EU, public international and german public law

Knowledge Transfer

  • Legal expert and consultant for the European Parliament, legal expert for the Deutsche Bundestag (German Federal Parliament), Hessischer Landtag (State Parliament of Hesse), expert advisor to different EU Member State governments, to a “Permanent Five”-Member of the UN Security Council, to the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development in Geneva, and to others on matters of regulating foreign investment

2010 – 2011

Wissenschaftlicher Assistent (Senior research associate)
Humboldt-Universität (Humboldt University) of Berlin, Law School / Germany
to Professor Dr. Dres. h.c. Ingolf Pernice (Chair of Public Law, European Law and International Law) and senior lecturer at the Law School

2004 – 2009

Wissenschaftlicher Angestellter (Research associate)
Eberhard-Karls-Universität of Tübingen, Law School / Germany
to Prof. Dr. Martin Nettesheim (Chair of Public Law, European Law, International Law and Foreign Policy) and lecturer at the Law School

ADDITIONAL PROFESSIONAL APPOINTMENT

Since 2017

Adjunct faculty, Energy investment and trade law
Technische Universität Berlin (Technical University of Berlin) / Germany

Since 2011

Adjunct faculty, European and international investment law
Humboldt-Universität (Humboldt University) of Berlin, Law School / Germany

01.2018-03.2018

Guest professor, European and international economic law
Nagoya University / Japan

05.2017-12.2018

Guest professor, EU and international investment law
Uppsala University / Sweden
as 26. Sweden Prize Laureate of the Riksbankens Jubileumsfond (The Swedish Foundation for Humanities and Social Sciences) Stockholm in cooperation with the Alexander von Humboldt Stiftung Bonn

SS 2017, SS 2018

Guest professor - "Flying Faculty", Public International Law
Turkish-German University Istanbul / Turkey

SS 2017

Acting professor, German public law
University of Mannheim / Germany

WS 2014/15

Guest professor, EU law
Moscow State Institute of International Relations / Russia
Joint LL.M. Programme Free University/MGIMO on “German and European Public and Commercial Administrative Law

SS 2014

Guest professor, International economic law
Université de Lausanne / Switzerland
Erasmus Teaching Staff Mobility Programme

SS 2012

Guest professor, EU and international economic law
Università Commerciale Luigi Bocconi Milan / Italy

EDUCATION

2019

Habilitation “by book”

Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin, Law School / Germany

2014

Habilitation equivalent “by tenure track evaluation committee”

Freie Universität Berlin, Department of Law / Germany

2007 - 2009

Zweites Juristisches Staatsexamen (Second legal state examination; bar exam equivalent) at the German State of Baden-Württemberg / Germany

Referendariat (legal clerkship) with stages inside and outside state judiciary,
among others, at the German Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy, at Gleiss Lutz Rechtsanwälte (law firm), Dispute Settlement Department, and CMS Hasche Sigle Rechtsanwälte (law firm), Public Procurement Department

Rechtsassessor (fully qualified for the office of a German judge as well as lawyer)

2004 – 2008

Dr. iur. (Ph.D. in law equivalent)
Eberhard-Karls-University of Tübingen, Law School / Germany
“The Free Movement of Capital and Foreign Direct Investment” (Oxford University Press, 2009); Thesis Prize

07/2005

Participation in the Academy of European Law
EUI, Florence / Italy
DAAD (German Academic Exchange Service) Merit scholarship

2001 – 2003

Erstes Juristisches Staatsexamen (1st legal state examination; J.D. equivalent)
Philipps University of Marburg, Law School / Germany

2000 – 2001

LL.M. in International, European and Commercial Law
University of Sheffield, Law School / Great Britain

1997 – 2000

Law and Economics Studies
University of Bayreuth, Law School / Germany

OTHER ACADEMIC AFFILIATIONS / EXTRACURRICULAR ACTIVITIES

Since 2011

Senior Fellow
Walter-Hallstein Institut für Europäisches Verfassungsrecht Berlin (Walter-Hallstein Institute for European Constitutional Law)

Since 2010

Academic Advisor
International Investment Law Center of the University of Cologne

SCHOLARSHIPS AND PRIZES (SELECTION)

2016/17

Riksbankens Jubileumsfond (The Swedish Foundation for
Humanities and Social Sciences) in cooperation with the
Alexander von Humboldt Stiftung (Foundation)
26th Swedish Prize (merit research award for outstanding German scholars)

2009

Doctoral Thesis Prize
Reinhold und Maria Teufel Stiftung (Foundation)

2005 – 2008

Merit doctoral scholarship
Stiftung der Deutschen Wirtschaft (Foundation of German Business)

07/2005

Merit DAAD scholarship
for the participation in the Academy of European Law, EUI, Florence / Italy

1998 – 2003

Merit student scholarship
Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung (Foundation)

MEMBERSHIPS (Selection)

Deutsche Vereinigung für Internationales Recht (German Branch of the International Law Association)
u. a. Alternate Member of the German Branch of the International Law Association to the ILA Committee on “The Rule of Law and International Investment Law”

European Society of International Law (ESIL)

Society of International Economic Law (SIEL)

Wissenschaftliche Vereinigung für das gesamte Regulierungsrecht (Scientific Association for Regulatory Law)

Wissenschaftliche Gesellschaft für Europarecht in der Gesellschaft für Rechtsvergleichung (Scientific Society for European Law in the Society for Comparative Law)

Vereinigung der Deutschen Staatsrechtslehrer (Association of German Professors in Constitutional, Administrative, EU, Public International Law)

Deutsche Initiative junger Schiedsrechtler (German Initiative of Young Arbitration Lawyer)

Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung (KAS)
Mitglied des Auswahlausschusses der Deutschen Studienförderung (member of the selection committee for German study grants)
Vertrauensdozent für die Stipendiatengruppe "Dänemark" (Professorial mentor for KAS scholarship holders studying in Denmark)

DAAD (German Academic Exchange Service)
ad-hoc member of the LL.M. scholarship selection committee

 

MEDIA

(c) Fotostudio Charlottenburg

Stand: 01.02.2018

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