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Prof. Dr. Michael Eichberger

Portrait of Prof. Dr. Michael Eichberger

Justice of the First Senate

Born in Würzburg in 1953

Married, four children

until 1972School education in Bavaria and Baden-Württemberg
1972-1974Military service
1979First State Examination in Law in Mannheim
1981Second State Examination in Law in Baden-Württemberg
1982-1984Research assistant at the Johannes Gutenberg-University Mainz
1985Dr. iur. (Mainz) - Doctoral: "Die Einschränkung des Rechtsschutzes gegen behördliche Verfahrenshandlungen" (The Restriction of Legal Protection against Procedural Acts Performed by Public Authorities)
1984-1986Judge at the Karlsruhe Administrative Court (Verwaltungsgericht)
1986-1989Seconded to the Ministry of Justice of the Land Baden-Württemberg
1989-1991Seconded to the Federal Constitutional Court - Judicial clerk
1992-1993Judge at the Karlsruhe Administrative Court; seconded to the Baden-Württemberg Higher Administrative Court (Verwaltungsgerichtshof) in Mannheim
1993-1998Judge at the Baden-Württemberg Higher Administrative Court (Senate for building law, regional planning law and nature preservation law)
since winter semester 1998/99Lecturer at the Eberhard Karls University Tübingen (environmental law)
1998-2006Judge at the Federal Administrative Court (Bundesverwaltungsgericht; until 2002 Senate for the law concerning aliens and law of asylum, subsequently Senates for road and railway line planning, land reorganisation, revenue and tax law)
since 2004Honorary professor at the Eberhard Karls University Tübingen
since April 2006Justice of the Federal Constitutional Court
since 2012President of the German Section of the International Commission of Jurists