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Prof. Dr. Doris König, M.C.L.

Portrait of Prof. Dr. Doris König

Justice of the Second Senate

Born in Kiel in 1957


1975-1980Law studies at the University of Kiel
1980First State Examination in Law
1982Master of Comparative Law (M.C.L.), University of Miami
1986Second State Examination in Law (Hamburg)
1986-1989Research assistant at the Institute for International Law, University of Kiel
1989Dr. jur., University of Kiel
1989-1992Judge at the Hamburg Regional Court
1992-1998Senior research assistant at the Walther-Schücking-Institute for International Law, University of Kiel
1998Habilitation at the University of Kiel
Venia legendi: Public Law, General Theory of State, International and European Law
1999-2000Interim professor at various chairs in Saarbrücken, Halle/Saale, and Kiel
2000Appointed university professor at the Bucerius Law School, Hamburg
2004-2014Member of the Advisory Council on Public International Law, Federal Foreign Office of Germany
2005-2007Vice-Dean, Bucerius Law School
2007-2015Member of the Board, German National Academic Foundation
2007Declined the offer of a professorship at the Institute for the Law of the Sea and for Maritime Law, University of Hamburg
since 2008German member of the Permanent Court of Arbitration,
The Hague (Netherlands)
2012-2014Dean, Bucerius Law School
since June 2014Justice of the Federal Constitutional Court