Short CV/Education and training

  • 1993
    First state law examination following undergraduate studies in law and political science at the Universities of Cologne, Germany, and Clermont-Ferrand, France

  • 1997
    Second state law examination at the University of Erlangen-Nuremberg, Germany

  • 1994 – 1995
    Member of the German Research Foundation (DFG) "Environmental and Technology Law" research training group at Trier University

  • 1997

  • 2003
    Habilitation (postdoctoral qualification) at the University of Erlangen-Nuremberg

  • Since 2004
    Holder of the chair in private law I at Bucerius Law School

Selected publications

  • A. Röthel (2010): Institution und Intimität. In: A. Röthel, M. Löhnig, T. Helms (Hrsg.): Ehe, Familie, Abstammung.

  • A. Röthel (2010): Testierfreiheit und Testiermacht, AcP 2010. p. 32 ff.

  • Ist unser Erbrecht noch zeitgemäß? Expert report A for the 68th Deutschen Juristentag 2010.

  • V. Lipp, A. Röthel, P. Windel (Hrsg.): Familienrechtlicher Status und Solidarität, 2008.

  • A. Röthel (Hrsg.): Reformfragen des Pflichtteilsrechts, 2007.

  • A. Röthel (Hrsg.): Normkonkretisierung im Privatrecht, 2004.

Complete list of publications

Membership in scientific bodies/juries

  • Member of the German Research Foundation (DFG) senate and grants committee for research training groups

  • Member of the German Association of Civil Lawyers, the German Society for Comparative Law and the German Academic Society for Family Law

  • Member of the editorial boards for the journals Jura and Zerb, and the scientific advisory board of the Institute of Inheritance Law

Additional qualifications

  • Academic director of the Centre for Legal Learning at Bucerius Law School

  • Professeur invité at the Université Paris II, 2010 – 2011


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