Professor Dr. Michael Fehling, LL.M.
Chair of Public Law III - Public Law and Comparative Law
International Business Law, Law of Common Spaces outside National Jurisdiction, European Competition Law, Public Business Law (incl. Public Procurement Law), Higher Education Law, General Administrative Law, Comparative Law, Economic Analysis of Public Law
Michael Fehling, born 1963 in Bremen, holds the Chair of Public Law and Comparative Law. He completed his legal studies in Freiburg/Breisgau, passing the state examinations in 1988 and 1991. In 1993 he acquired his doctorate ("Concurrent Claims in the Licensing of Private Broadcasters") and obtained an LL.M. from the University of California at Berkeley in 1996. Until 2000 he worked as research fellow for Prof. Dr. Dr. h.c. Martin Bullinger (until 1998) and Prof. Dr. Thomas Würtemberger, both University of Freiburg.
In 2000 Michael Fehling obtained his postdoctoral qualification (Habilitation) in Public Law (thesis: "The Administration between Impartiality and Policymaking"). From 2000 to 2001 he taught at the Faculty of Law, University of Freiburg. Michael Fehling’s research interests include Economic Regulation and Administrative Law from a European perspective (particularly the Reform of Public Services and the Regulation of Network-industries), Environmental Law, Media Law, Freedom of Science and University Organization, Comparative Public Law (USA) and the Economic Analysis of Administrative Law.