Dr. Kilian Wegner becomes Junior Professor at European University Viadrina

Research assistant at Bucerius Law School receives appointment at the Faculty of Law of the European University Viadrina in Frankfurt (Oder).

On April 1, 2021, Dr. Kilian Wegner, research assistant at the chair of Prof. Dr. Rönnau, will become Junior Professor of Criminal Law, Law of Criminal Procedure and Criminal Business Law.

CALL TO THE EUROPEAN UNIVERSITY VIADRINA

Starting in April, Kilian Wegner will take over the junior professorship at the European University Viadrina in Frankfurt (Oder). Wegner is looking forward to working at the Faculty of Law. Regarding the institution, he adds: "The European University Viadrina focuses on a close interdisciplinary exchange between law, economics and social sciences. It focuses on the role of the German legal system in the European network. I identify with this approach."

CAREER AT BUCERIUS LAW SCHOOL

Kilian Wegner began his career at Bucerius Law School in 2009. Looking back over the past decade, Wegner acknowledges, "I not only owe Bucerius Law School a first-class legal education, but have also met many people in my eleven years here who have had a profound impression and influence on me." Wegner adds, "For this reason, I will always have a close connection to the law school."

WHAT DOES WEGNER SAY ABOUT THE JUNIOR PROFESSORSHIP?

After his graduation in 2014, Kilian Wegner became a research assistant at Bucerius Law School. In 2020, Wegner received his doctorate in law from Bucerius Law School ("summa cum laude"). About his new position, Wegner says: "I am very pleased about my appointment as assistant professor and the associated challenge henceforth, to dedicate myself to independent research and teaching in criminal law."

ABOUT KILIAN WEGNER

Kilian Wegner began his studies at Bucerius Law School in 2009, funded by the German National Academic Foundation. In 2012, he became the editorial director of the Bucerius Law Journal and in 2014 he became a research assistant at Bucerius Law School at the Chair of Criminal Law, Commercial Criminal Law and Criminal Procedure Law of Professor Dr. Thomas Rönnau. From 2017 to 2019, Wegner completed his legal clerkship at the Kammergericht, including stints at the Berlin Public Prosecutor's Office, the Berlin Regional Court, the Federal Ministry of Justice and Consumer Protection and the Federal Constitutional Court. In 2020, he received his doctorate in law from Bucerius Law School.

Kilian Wegner's publications and research interests include Criminal Law, Economic Criminal Law, International and European Relations of Criminal Law, Criminal Procedure Law and Contemporary Legal History of the 20th Century.

Author

Florian Helwich, translated by David Patrician

Hamburg