Justices - President Prof. Dr. Vosskuhle

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Prof. Dr. Andreas Voßkuhle

- Born in Detmold in 1963
- Married

Prof. Dr.Andreas Voßkuhle

1983-1989

Studied Law at the University of Bayreuth and at the Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität Munich

1989

First State Examination in Law

1992

Dr. iur. (Ludwigs-Maximilians-Universität Munich); received the Faculty Award for his doctoral thesis on the subject: "Rechtsschutz gegen den Richter: zur Integration der Dritten Gewalt in das verfassungsrechtliche Kontrollsystem vor dem Hintergrund des Art. 19 Abs. 4 GG" (Legal protection against the judge: On the integration of the judiciary in the system of constitutional control against the background of Article 19.4 of the Basic Law)

1993

Second State Examination in Law

1992-1994

Senior research assistant at the Chair of Public Law, Administrative Law Concerning Trade and Industry and Environmental Law of Prof. Dr. Reiner Schmidt, Augsburg

1995

Desk officer at the Bavarian State Ministry of the Interior

1998

Habilitation at the University of Augsburg; Subject of the thesis: "Das Kompensationsprinzip: Grundlagen einer prospektiven Ausgleichsordnung für die Folgen privater Freiheitsbetätigung - zur Flexibilisierung des Verwaltungsrechts am Beispiel des Umwelt- und Planungsrechts" (The principle of compensation: Outline of a prospective system of compensation for the consequences of the private exercise of freedom - The flexibilisation of administrative law exemplified by environmental and regional planning law). Venia legendi for the subjects Public Law, Administrative Sciences and Legal Theory.

1999

Appointed University professor at the Albert-Ludwigs-Universität Freiburg - Director of the Institut für Staatswissenschaft und Rechtsphilosophie

2000-2002

Dean of Academic Affairs of the Faculty of Law

2004

Declined the offer of a professorship at the University of Hamburg

2004-2006

Dean of the Faculty of Law

2006/2007

Member of the University Council

2006/2007

Fellow of the Wissenschaftskolleg Berlin

Since 2007

Full member of the Social Sciences Class of the Berlin-Brandenburg Academy of Sciences

July 2007

Elected Rector of the Albert-Ludwigs-Universität Freiburg; took office in April 2008

May 2008

Vice-President of the Federal Constitutional Court, Chairperson of the Second Senate

Since March 2010

President of the Federal Constitutional Court, Chairperson of the Second Senate