Education & Research

Faculty

Meet our professors

Bucerius Law School counts 15 chairs in five different fields of law with a total of 28 professors. Each professor is supported by a team of research assistants who also engage in teaching activities. With a student-to-teacher ratio of 5/1, Bucerius Law School ranks far better than the national average of 60/1.

Katharina Boele-Woelki

Professor Dr. Dr. h.c. mult. Katharina Boele-Woelki

Claussen Simon Foundation Professor of Comparative Law

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Karsten Schmidt

Professor Dr. Dr. h.c. mult. Karsten Schmidt

Chair of Business & Corporate Law

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Anne Röthel

Professor Dr. Anne Röthel

Chair of Civil Law I - Civil Law, European and International Civil Law

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Falk Mylich

Private Lecturer Dr. Falk Mylich

Chair of Civil Law II – Civil Law, German and International Business & Corporate Law

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Mathias Jacobs

Professor Dr. Matthias Jacobs

Chair of Civil Law III – Civil Law, Labour Law and Law of Civil Procedure

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Florian Faust

Professor Dr. Florian Faust, LL.M.

Chair of Civil Law IV - Civil Law, Commercial Law and Comparative Law

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Prof. Dr. Karsten Thorn, Bucerius Law School, Hamburg

Professor Dr. Karsten Thorn, LL.M.

Chair of Civil Law V - Civil Law, Private International and International Commercial Law, and Comparative Law

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Jens Prütting

Professor Dr. Jens Prütting, LL.M.oec.

Junior professorship for family-owned enterprises, endowed by Gebr. Heinemann SE & Co. KG

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Jörn Axel Kämmerer

Professor Dr. Jörn Axel Kämmerer

Chair of Public Law I – Public Law, Public International and European Law

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Mehrdad Payandeh

Professor Dr. Mehrdad Payandeh, LL.M.

Chair of Public Law II – International Law, European Law and Public Law

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Professor Dr. Michael Fehling, LL.M., Bucerius Law School, Hamburg

Professor Dr. Michael Fehling, LL.M.

Chair of Public Law III – Public Law and Comparative Law

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Hermann Pünder

Professor Dr. Hermann Pünder, LL.M.

Chair of Public Law IV - Public Law (including European Law), Science of Public Administration and Comparative Law

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Professor Dr. Doris König, M.C.L., Bucerius Law School, Hamburg

Professor Dr. Doris König, M.C.L.

Claussen Simon Chair for International Law
Judge of the German Federal Constitutional Court

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Professor em. Dr. Meinhard Hilf, Bucerius Law School, Hamburg

Professor em. Dr. Meinhard Hilf

Emeritus Professor

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Professor Dr. Thomas Rönnau, Bucerius Law School, Hamburg

Professor Dr. Thomas Rönnau

Chair of Criminal Law I – Criminal Law, Criminal Business Law and Law of Criminal Procedure

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Karsten Gaede

Professor Dr. Karsten Gaede

Chair of Criminal Law II – German and European Criminal Law, including Health Care Criminal Law, Business Criminal Law and Fiscal Criminal Law

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Paul Krell

Professor Dr. Paul Krell

Junior Professor for Criminal Law

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Professor Dr. Birgit Weitemeyer, Bucerius Law School, Hamburg

Professor Dr. Birgit Weitemeyer

Chair of Tax Law

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Professor Dr. Christian Bumke, Bucerius Law School, Hamburg

Professor Dr. Christian Bumke

Commerzbank Foundation Chair Fundamentals of Law

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Professor Dr. Holger Fleischer, Dipl.-Kfm., LL.M., Bucerius Law School, Hamburg

Professor Dr. Holger Fleischer, Dipl.-Kfm., LL.M.

Affiliate Professor
Director Max-Planck-Institute for Comparative & International Private Law

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Catharina Maracke

Professor Dr. Catharina Maracke

Affiliate Professor

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Professor Dr. Hans-Bernd Schäfer, Bucerius Law School, Hamburg

Professor Dr. Hans-Bernd Schäfer

Affiliate Professor

Professor Dr. Dr. h.c. mult. Reinhard Zimmermann FBA FRSE, Bucerius Law School, Hamburg

Professor Dr. Dr. h.c. mult. Reinhard Zimmermann FBA FRSE

Affiliate Professor
Director Max-Planck-Institute for Comparative & International Private Law

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Wolfgang Hoffmann-Riem

Professor Dr. Wolfgang Hoffmann-Riem

Affiliate Professor
Chair of Innovation and Law
Judge at the German Federal Constitutional Court (ret.)

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Professor Dr. Barbara E. Weißenberger

Affiliate Professor

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Professor Dr. Dr. h.c. mult. Vassilios Skouris

Affiliate Professor

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Dana Beldiman

Professor Dr. Dana Beldiman

Honorary Professor
Director of the Center for Transnational IP, Media and Technology Law and Policy
Academic Director of the Summer Program in International IP Transactions

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Kai-Michael Hingst

Professor Dr. Dr. Kai-Michael Hingst

Honorary Professor

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Professor Dr. Klaus-Stefan Hohenstatt, Bucerius Law School, Hamburg

Professor Dr. Klaus-Stefan Hohenstatt

Honorary Professor

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Professor Dr. Stefan Kröll, LL.M., Bucerius Law School, Hamburg

Professor Dr. Stefan Kröll, LL.M.

Honorary Professor

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Anja Mengel

Professor Dr. Anja Mengel, LL.M.

Honorary Professor

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Professor Dr. Christoph H. Seibt, LL.M., Bucerius Law School, Hamburg

Professor Dr. Christoph H. Seibt, LL.M.

Honorary Professor

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Götz Tobias Wiese

Professor Dr. Götz Tobias Wiese

Honorary Professor

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Dana Beldiman

Professor Dr. Dana Beldiman

Honorary Professor
Director of the Center for Transnational IP, Media and Technology Law and Policy
Academic Director of the Summer Program in International IP Transactions

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Katharina Boele-Woelki

Professor Dr. Dr. h.c. mult. Katharina Boele-Woelki

Claussen Simon Foundation Professor of Comparative Law

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Professor Dr. Christian Bumke, Bucerius Law School, Hamburg

Professor Dr. Christian Bumke

Commerzbank Foundation Chair Fundamentals of Law

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Florian Faust

Professor Dr. Florian Faust, LL.M.

Chair of Civil Law IV - Civil Law, Commercial Law and Comparative Law

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Professor Dr. Michael Fehling, LL.M., Bucerius Law School, Hamburg

Professor Dr. Michael Fehling, LL.M.

Chair of Public Law III – Public Law and Comparative Law

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Professor Dr. Holger Fleischer, Dipl.-Kfm., LL.M., Bucerius Law School, Hamburg

Professor Dr. Holger Fleischer, Dipl.-Kfm., LL.M.

Affiliate Professor
Director Max-Planck-Institute for Comparative & International Private Law

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Karsten Gaede

Professor Dr. Karsten Gaede

Chair of Criminal Law II – German and European Criminal Law, including Health Care Criminal Law, Business Criminal Law and Fiscal Criminal Law

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Professor em. Dr. Meinhard Hilf, Bucerius Law School, Hamburg

Professor em. Dr. Meinhard Hilf

Emeritus Professor

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Kai-Michael Hingst

Professor Dr. Dr. Kai-Michael Hingst

Honorary Professor

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Wolfgang Hoffmann-Riem

Professor Dr. Wolfgang Hoffmann-Riem

Affiliate Professor
Chair of Innovation and Law
Judge at the German Federal Constitutional Court (ret.)

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Professor Dr. Klaus-Stefan Hohenstatt, Bucerius Law School, Hamburg

Professor Dr. Klaus-Stefan Hohenstatt

Honorary Professor

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Mathias Jacobs

Professor Dr. Matthias Jacobs

Chair of Civil Law III – Civil Law, Labour Law and Law of Civil Procedure

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Jörn Axel Kämmerer

Professor Dr. Jörn Axel Kämmerer

Chair of Public Law I – Public Law, Public International and European Law

see Biography

Professor Dr. Doris König, M.C.L., Bucerius Law School, Hamburg

Professor Dr. Doris König, M.C.L.

Claussen Simon Chair for International Law
Judge of the German Federal Constitutional Court

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Professor Dr. Stefan Kröll, LL.M., Bucerius Law School, Hamburg

Professor Dr. Stefan Kröll, LL.M.

Honorary Professor

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Professor Clifford Larsen, Bucerius Law School, Hamburg

Professor Clifford Larsen

Dean of the Master of Law & Business

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Catharina Maracke

Professor Dr. Catharina Maracke

Affiliate Professor

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Anja Mengel

Professor Dr. Anja Mengel, LL.M.

Honorary Professor

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Falk Mylich

Private Lecturer Dr. Falk Mylich

Chair of Civil Law II – Civil Law, German and International Business & Corporate Law

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Mehrdad Payandeh

Professor Dr. Mehrdad Payandeh, LL.M.

Chair of Public Law II – International Law, European Law and Public Law

see Biography

Jens Prütting

Professor Dr. Jens Prütting, LL.M.oec.

Junior professorship for family-owned enterprises, endowed by Gebr. Heinemann SE & Co. KG

see Biography

Hermann Pünder

Professor Dr. Hermann Pünder, LL.M.

Chair of Public Law IV - Public Law (including European Law), Science of Public Administration and Comparative Law

see Biography

Professor Dr. Thomas Rönnau, Bucerius Law School, Hamburg

Professor Dr. Thomas Rönnau

Chair of Criminal Law I – Criminal Law, Criminal Business Law and Law of Criminal Procedure

see Biography

Anne Röthel

Professor Dr. Anne Röthel

Chair of Civil Law I - Civil Law, European and International Civil Law

see Biography

Professor Dr. Hans-Bernd Schäfer, Bucerius Law School, Hamburg

Professor Dr. Hans-Bernd Schäfer

Affiliate Professor

Karsten Schmidt

Professor Dr. Dr. h.c. mult. Karsten Schmidt

Chair of Business & Corporate Law

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Professor Dr. Christoph H. Seibt, LL.M., Bucerius Law School, Hamburg

Professor Dr. Christoph H. Seibt, LL.M.

Honorary Professor

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Professor Dr. Dr. h.c. mult. Vassilios Skouris

Affiliate Professor

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Prof. Dr. Karsten Thorn, Bucerius Law School, Hamburg

Professor Dr. Karsten Thorn, LL.M.

Chair of Civil Law V - Civil Law, Private International and International Commercial Law, and Comparative Law

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Professor Dr. Barbara E. Weißenberger

Affiliate Professor

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Professor Dr. Birgit Weitemeyer, Bucerius Law School, Hamburg

Professor Dr. Birgit Weitemeyer

Chair of Tax Law

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Götz Tobias Wiese

Professor Dr. Götz Tobias Wiese

Honorary Professor

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Professor Dr. Dr. h.c. mult. Reinhard Zimmermann FBA FRSE, Bucerius Law School, Hamburg

Professor Dr. Dr. h.c. mult. Reinhard Zimmermann FBA FRSE

Affiliate Professor
Director Max-Planck-Institute for Comparative & International Private Law

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Mathias Jacobs

"We demand a lot of our students, but we also offer them unparalleled support. Because of the personal relationship with my students, no one is allowed to slip through the cracks."

Professor Dr. Matthias Jacobs, Chair for Civil Law III

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