Short CV/Education and training

  • 1997 – 2003
    Studied Law at Humboldt University in Berlin, Germany, with an emphasis on legal philosophy and legal history; studied abroad in Prague, Czech Republic

  • 2004 – 2007
    Doctoral student at the Max Planck Institute for European Legal History, Frankfurt am Main, Germany

  • 2007 – 2012
    Research associate at the Collegium Carolinum, a research institution attached to LMU Munich, Germany, dedicated to the history of the Czech and Slovak regions

  • 2009 – 2014
    Researcher and lecturer at the German Research Foundation (DFG) International Research Training Group (IGK) "Religious Cultures in Europe in the 19th and 20th Century", Munich/Prague

  • 2010 – 2012
    Member of the research focus group "Political and cultural loyalties in modern East Central Europe" at the Centre for Advanced Studies (CAS) at LMU Munich

  • Since 2012
    Head of the DFG Emmy Noether junior research group "Ordering Diversity. Concepts of federalism in the Habsburg monarchy and its successor states", Collegium Carolinum, Munich

Selected publications

  • Together with Joachim von Puttkamer (ed.): Sozialistische Staatlichkeit. Munich 2012 (Bad Wiesseer Tagungen des Collegium Carolinum 32).

  • Osterkamp, Jana: Loyalität als Rechtspflicht. Verfassungsrechtliche Grundpflichten im Staatssozialismus. In: Peter Haslinger/Tomas Nigrin/Volker Zimmermann (eds.): Loyalitäten im Staatssozialismus. DDR, Tschechoslowakei, Polen. Herder-Institut. Marburg 2010, 25 – 44 (Tagungen zur Ostmitteleuropa-Forschung 28).

  • Osterkamp, Jana: Verfassungsgerichtsbarkeit in der Tschechoslowakei (1920 – 1939). Verfassungsidee – Demokratieverständnis – Nationalitätenproblem. Frankfurt am Main 2009

Complete list of publications

Selected projects

  • German Research Foundation (DFG) Emmy Noether junior research group, "Ordering Diversity. Concepts of federalism in the Habsburg monarchy and its successor states"

Membership in scientific bodies/juries

  • Member of the board of the Graduate School for East and South East European Studies, LMU Munich and the University of Regensburg


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