Prof. Dr. Volker Epping

Prof. Dr. Volker Epping
Address
Königsworther Platz 1
30167 Hannover
Building
Room
Prof. Dr. Volker Epping
Address
Königsworther Platz 1
30167 Hannover
Building
Room
Roles
Executive Board
Institute of International Law
Professors
Chair in Public Law, International and European Law
  • Vita

    1959 Born in Dortmund

    1978 A-Levels (Abitur)

    1978 – 1980 Fixed-term soldier, rank: Reserve Lieutenant

    Winter Semester 1980/81 - Winter Semester 1985/86 Studies in Law at Ruhr-Universität Bochum

    1982 – 1985 Student Assistant at the Chair for Civil Law and Modern History of Law of Professor Dr. Hermann Dilcher, Faculty of Law, Ruhr-Universität Bochum

    01/1986 First State Exam in Law

    1986 – 1988 Research Assistant at the Chair for Public Law III (Public International Law) of Professor Dr. Dr. h.c. mult. Knut Ipsen, Faculty of Law, Ruhr-Universität Bochum

    1989 – 1997 Research Associate (until November 1989), then Acadamic Assistant at the Chair for Public Law III (Public International Law) of Professor Dr. Dr. h.c. mult. Knut Ipsen, Faculty of Law, Ruhr-Universität Bochum

    04/1989 Second State Exam

    12/1992 Doctor in Law, Faculty of Law, Ruhr-Universität Bochum, title of the doctoral thesis: "Grundgesetz und Kriegswaffenkontrolle - Erfüllung des Verfassungsauftrags durch den einfachen Gesetzgeber? Verfassungsanspruch und Rechtswirklichkeit"

    07/1994 - 06/1996 Habilitation fellowship from the German Research Foundation

    Winter Semester 1996/97 Professor ad interim of Public Law, Faculty of Law, University of Münster

    12/1996 Habilitation, Venia Legendi for Public Law
    Habilitation treatise: "Die Außenwirtschaftsfreiheit"; Habilitation presentation on the topic of: "Democratic Legitimation of the Judiciary of the European Communities"

    1997 – 1999 University lecturer for Public Law, Faculty of Law, Ruhr-Universität Bochum

    04/1997 – 07/1997 Professor ad interim for Public Law, Faculty of Law, University of Cologne

    10/1997 – 02/1998 Professor ad interim for Public Law, Faculty of Law, University of Freiburg

    04/1998 – 07/1998 Professor ad interim for Public Law, Faculty of Law, University of Regensburg

    03/1999 – 11/2001 University Professor for Public Law, Faculty of Law. University of Münster

    since 12/2001 University Professor for Public Law, Chair for Public International and European Law, Faculty of Law, Leibniz University Hannover

    04/2004 – 03/2007 and 10/2008 – 03/2009 Dean of the Faculty of Law, Leibniz University of Hanover

    04/2009 – 03/2011 Member of the Senate, Leibniz University Hannover and Member of the Senate, Niedersachsen Institutes of Technology

    07/2012 Best Lecture Award

    since 01/2015 President of Leibniz University of Hanover