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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, two children

1978-1979Military service, Mountain Infantry Battalion 231 (Bad Reichenhall)
1979-1984Studied law in Munich and Geneva
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 system)
1991Habilitation (Munich);
Professorial thesis: “Konkurrenzschutz 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 1991Interim professor, Chair in Public Law (H. U. Erichsen), Westphalian Wilhelm University (Münster)
October 1991Appointed full professor for Public Law at the University of Augsburg
1992Professor at Friedrich Schiller University (Jena), Chair in Constitutional and Administrative Law, European Law, Public Commercial Law and Public Environmental Law
1994Appointed member of the Free State of Thuringia’s advisory council on genetic engineering
1994-1996Dean of the Faculty of Law of Friedrich Schiller University (Jena)
1994-2001Member of the Senate of the Friedrich Schiller University of Jena
1995Declined a professorship at Friedrich Alexander University (Erlangen-Nuremberg)
1995-1998Member of the German Bundestag’s study commission for “Overcoming the Consequences of the SED Dictatorship in the Process of German Reunification”
1996-2002Subsidiary judge (Richter im Nebenamt) at the Higher Administrative Court (Oberverwaltungsgericht) of Thuringia
1998-2001President of the Thuringian branch of the German Association of University Professors and Lecturers (Deutscher Hochschulverband)
1999-2009President of the German Convention of Law Faculties (Deutscher Juristen-Fakultätentag)
1999Research Award for Fundamental Research from the Thuringian Ministry for Science, Research and the Arts
2000-2005Vice-President of the General Convention of Faculties (Allgemeiner Fakultätentag)
2000Member of the Academy of Public Sciences in Erfurt (Akademie gemeinnütziger Wissenschaften zu Erfurt)
2001Professor at the University of Bayreuth, Chair in Public Law and European Integration Law
2001Visiting Professor at the University of Turku
2002-2009Member of the Commission for determining concentration in the media sector (Kommission zur Ermittlung der Konzentration im Medienbereich)
- 2007 Vice-President
- 2009 President
2002Professor at Ludwig Maximilian University (Munich), Chair in 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 (Federalism Commission) established by the Bundestag and the Bundesrat
2004-2006Member of the Board of the Association of German University Instructors of Constitutional Law (Vereinigung der Deutschen Staatsrechtslehrer – VdSTRL)
2005Corresponding fellow of the Italian Association of Administrave Law Professors (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, President since 2014
2008-2009Research professorship for Governance in the Multi-level System
2009Research professorship for Governance in the Multi-level System
2009-2010Minister of the Interior of the Free State of Thuringia
since November 2010Justice of the Federal Constitutional Court