Short CV/Education and training

  • Since 1973
    Studied law

  • 1983
    Doctorate, Tübingen, Germany

  • 1997
    Habilitation (postdoctoral qualification), Mainz, Germany

  • 1998
    University professor, FernUniversität in Hagen – University of Hagen, Germany

  • 2000
    Vice rector for teaching, studies and academic reform, Hagen

  • 2000
    University professor, University of Cologne, Germany

  • 2005 – 2007
    Vice rector for international affairs and public relations, Cologne

  • 2006 – 2010
    Visiting professor at the Université Panthéon Sorbonne, Paris 1, France

Selected publications

  • Dauner-Lieb, B.: Das Pflichtteilsrecht – Ketzer. Fragen an ein altehrwürdiges Institut, Forum, 2000.

  • Dauner-Lieb, B.: Die Existenzvernichtungshaftung als deliktische Innenhaftung gemäß § 826, ZGR 2008.

  • Dauner-Lieb, B.: Die Verrechtlichung der Vorstandsvergütung durch das VorstAG als Herausforderung für den Aufsichtsrat – Methodische Probleme im Umgang mit Rechtsunsicherheit, Der Konzern 2009.

  • Dauner-Lieb, B.: Gütertrennung zwischen Privatautonomie und Inhaltskontrolle, AcP 210, 2010.

  • Dauner-Lieb, B.: Über die fachliche Arbeit der Deutschen Juristentage und ihre Wirkungen auf dem Gebiet des Zivilrechts. In: FS 150 Jahre DJT, 2010.

Complete list of publications

Selected projects

  • Innovation in teaching law, project "Recht Aktiv" ("active law")

  • NOMOS commentary series on German Civil Law

  • Cologne commentary series on the Reorganization of Companies Act

Membership in scientific bodies/juries

  • Head of the review board for humanities and social sciences for ANR – the French National Research Agency and for the German Research Foundation (DFG)

  • Member of the review board for jurisprudence, DFG, since 2008

  • Member of the advisory board for questions about small business and the independent professions at the German Federal Ministry of Economics and Technology (BMWI) (small business advisory board), 2006 – 2010

  • Reviewer for the European Parliament for the Take-Over Directive since 2002

  • Member of the selections committee for the German National Academic Foundation, since 1991

Media coverage

Additional qualifications

  • Programme representative for the German–French courses of study in law at Paris 1/Cologne, since 2008

  • Judge in the Constitutional Court for the State of North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany, since 2006

  • Judge in the Higher Regional Court Cologne, Germany, 2002 – 2007

  • Attorney/Head of the legal department for the company Zanders Feinpapiere AG, Bergisch Gladbach, Germany, 1986 – 1990


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