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Prof. Dr. Peter M. Huber

Portrait of Prof. Dr. Peter M. Huber

Justice of the Second Senate

Born in Munich in 1959

Married, 2 children

1978-1979Military service, Mountain Infantry Batalion 231 (Bad Reichenhall)
1979-1981Studied Law at the Ludwig-Maximilians University Munich
1981-1982Studied Law at the Université de Genève
1982-1984Continued his law studies at the Ludwig-Maximilians University Munich
1984First State Examination in Law
1987Second State Examination in Law
1987Dr. iur. (Munich)
Doctoral thesis: Grundrechtsschutz durch Organisation und Verfahren als Kompetenzproblem in der Gewaltenteilung und im Bundesstaat (Fundamental-rights protection through organisation and procedure as a problem of competences with a view to the separation of powers and to the federal state system)
1991Habilitation (Munich)
Thesis: im Verwaltungsrecht – Schutzanspruch und Rechtsschutz bei Lenkungs- und Verteilungsentscheidungen der öffentlichen Verwaltung (Competitor’s protection in administrative law: Legal protection and individual rights in the context of decisions on steering and distribution in public administration)
Summer Semester 1991Acting Full Professor, Chair of Public Law (H. U. Erichsen), Westfälische Wilhelms University of Münster
Oct. 1991Was appointed university professor (C-3 scale of salary) for Public Law at Augsburg University
1992Professor at the Friedrich Schiller University of Jena, Chair of Constitutional and Administrative Law, European Community Law, Public Commercial Law and Public Environmental Law
1994Was appointed member of the Free State of Thuringia’s advisory council on genetic engineering
1994-1996Dean of the Faculty of Law of the Friedrich Schiller University of Jena
1994-2001Member of the Senate of the Friedrich Schiller University of Jena
1995Declined the offer of a professorship at the Friedrich-Alexander University of Erlangen-Nuremberg
1995-1998Member of the German Bundestag‘s study commission for the Overcoming of the Consequences of the SED Dictatorship in the Process of German Unity
1996-2002In addition to his regular duties, judge at the Higher Administrative Court (Oberverwaltungsgericht) of Thuringia
1998-2001President of the Thuringia branch of the Deutscher Hochschulverband (German Association of University Professors and Lecturers)
1999-2009President of the Deutscher Juristen-Fakultätentag (German Law Faculties’ Association)
1999Received the Research Award for Basic Research from the Thuringian Ministry for Science, Research and the Arts
2000-2005Vice-President of the Allgemeiner Fakultätentag (General Faculty Convention)
2000Member of the Akademie gemeinnütziger Wissenschaften zu Erfurt (Academy of Public Welfare Sciences in Erfurt)
2001Professor at Bayreuth University, Chair of Public Law and Law of European Integration
2001Visiting Professor at the University of Turku/Finland
2002-2009- Member of the Kommission zur Ermittlung der Konzentration im Medienbereich (Commission on Concentration Control in the Media – KEK)
- 2007 Vice-President
- 2009 President
2002Professor at the Ludwig-Maximilians University Munich, Chair of Public Law and State Philosophy
since 2002President of the Board of Trustees of the Akademie Mitteleuropa
2003-2004Expert member of the Commission on the Reform of the Federal System of Government established by the Bundestag and the Bundesrat
2004-2006Member of the Board of the Vereinigung der Deutschen Staatsrechtslehrer (Association of German University Teachers of Constitutional Law – VDStRL
2005Socio corrispondente of the Associazione italiana dei professori di diritto amministrativo
2006Visiting Professor at the Universidade Católica Portuguesa, Lisbon
2007-2009Member of the Constitutional Court (Staatsgerichtshof) of the Free Hanseatic City of Bremen
2007-2009Member of the Senate of the Ludwig-Maximilians University Munich
since 2007Member of the Board of Trustees of the Maximilianeum Foundation, since 2014 President
2008-2009Research professorship for governance in the multi-level system
2009Visiting professor at the Università degli Studi di Cagliari
2009-2010Minister of the Interior of the Free State of Thuringia
since November 2010Justice of the Federal Constitutional Court