Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin - Prof. Dr. Philipp Dann

Prof. Dr. Philipp Dann, LL.M. (Harvard)

Philipp Dann


Altes Palais
Raum 420
Unter den Linden 9


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  • since 2019: Principal Investigator at Cluster of Excellence Contestations of the Liberal Script (SCRIPTS)

  • 2015 and 2016: Visiting Professor at Université Paris 1, Panthéon-Sorbonne

  • 2014–2019 Co-Director of the Law & Society Institute Berlin (LSI)

  • since 2014: Professor of Public Law and Comparative Law at Humboldt University Berlin

  • 2013: Visiting Professor at National Law School (NLS), Bangalore, Indien

  • 2013–2014: Dean of the Department of Law at Justus-Liebig-University Gießen

  • since 2012: Coordinator of the Indian European Advanced Research Network (IEARN)

  • since 2011: Coordinator of the Working Group for Overseas Comparative Constitutional Law (AÜV)

  • since 2011: Co-editor of the Journal Verfassung und Recht in Übersee / World Comparative Law

  • 2010–2014: Professor at Justus-Liebig-University Gießen

  • 2010: Visiting Professor at National University of Juridical Science (NUJS) in Kolkata, India

  • 2010: Habilitation at Goethe-University Frankfurt a.M.

  • 2008–2013: Schumpeter-Fellow (now Freigeist-Fellowships) of the Volkswagenstiftung (Project »Recht und Governance der Entwicklungszusammenarbeit«)

  • 2007–2008: Lecturer at the faculty of law of University Heidelberg (Public law and EU law)

  • 2006–2008: DFG Research Fellow and Fellow at Max Planck Institute for Comparative Public Law and International Law in Heidelberg

  • 2005–2006: Visiting Researcher at Law Center of Georgetown University, Washington DC, USA

  • 2004–2005: Fellow at Max Planck Institute for Comparative Public Law and International Law in Heidelberg (Sudan Peace Project)

  • 2004: Second State Examination in Law

  • 2002–2004 Legal Clerkship (Referendariat) at Kammergericht Berlin (Berlin Appellate Court)

  • 2002: Ph.D. in Law at Johann Wolfgang Goethe-University, Frankfurt am Main (summa cum laude)
    Thesis: “Parlamente im Exekutivföderalismus. Eine Studie zum Verhältnis von föderaler Ordnung und parlamentarischer Demokratie in der Europäischen Union”

  • 2001–2002: Emile Noel Fellow at New York University School of Law (Professor JHH Weiler)

  • 2000–2001: LL.M. graduate studies at Harvard Law School, Cambridge MA, USA

  • 1997–2000: Research Assistant to Professor Dr. Armin von Bogdandy at Johann Wolfgang Goethe-University, Frankfurt am Main

  • 1997: First State Examination in Law

  • 1992–1997: Studies of Law in Mainz, Jena and Berlin

Selected Publications

Full list of publications available here.