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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


1975-1980Studied law at Christian Albrecht University (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, Christian Albrecht University (Kiel)
1989Dr. jur., University of Kiel
1989-1992Judge at the Hamburg Regional Court (Landgericht)
1992-1998Senior research assistant at the Walther Schücking Institute for International Law, Christian Albrecht University (Kiel)
1998Habilitation, Christian Albrecht University (Kiel)
Venia legendi for Public Law, General Theory of State, International and European Law
1999-2000Interim professor in Saarbrücken, Halle (Saale), and Kiel
2000Appointed university professor at Bucerius Law School, Hamburg
2004-2014Member of the Advisory Council on International Law, Federal Foreign Office
2005-2007Vice-Dean, Bucerius Law School
2007-2015Member of the board of the German Academic Scholarship Foundation (Studienstiftung des deutschen Volkes)
2007Declined 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
2012-2014Dean, Bucerius Law School
since June 2014Justice of the Federal Constitutional Court