Key activities

  • Roman Law (Succession Law, Civil Procedure Law)
  • Modern German and European Law (Tenancy Law, Property Law)
  • International Civil Procedure Law

University Education

1991-1996 Law, University of Bonn and University of Tübingen (First State Examination)

Graduation / Academic Degrees

2004 Habilitation in Law, University of Bonn (Prof. Dr. Wolfgang Ernst)
1998 Dr. jur. in Law, University of Tübingen (Prof. Dr. Wolfgang Ernst)

Work Experience

2015, 2013-2014 and 2010-2011 Dean of the Faculty of Law, University of Trier
2014 MacCormick Fellow at the University of Edinburgh
2006 and 2008 Visiting Lecturer at the Sino-German Institute of Law in Nanjing
since 2005 Professor of Law, University of Trier (private law, Roman law, newer history of private law, German and international civil procedure law)
2002-2005 Assistant Lecturer in Law (Prof. Dr. Wolfgang Ernst), University of Bonn
1999-2002 Assistant Lecturer in Law (Prof. Dr. Wolfgang Ernst), University of Tübingen
1997-1999 Legal Trainee (Rechtsreferendar) at the Regional Court in Tübingen, Judicial Extern at US Bankruptcy Court for the Northern District of California, San Francisco
1996-1997 Doctoral Scholarship, German Academic Scholarship Foundation (Studienstiftung des Deutschen Volkes)

Bibliographie im Aufbau

Bartolomeo de Bosco on Buying and Selling Slaves
im Rahmen des Workshops "Social Issues in Late 14th-Century Thought – Canon Law, Roman Law, and Theology", Trier, 07.07.17