Christoph Goos studied law at the University of Heidelberg (First Legal State Examination, Heidelberg, 2000) and completed his legal clerkship at the Higher Regional Court of Bamberg (Second Legal State Examination, München, 2002). Subsequently, he served as assistant to Professor Christian Hillgruber at the universities of Erlangen and Bonn. In 2009, he received a Ph.D. degree in jurisprudence (summa cum laude) from the University of Bonn with an award-winning thesis on the genesis of the German Basic Law's human dignity article (President of the Italian Republic's Award 2010, Prize of Bonn's University Society 2010, shortlisted for the Volkswagen Foundation's "Opus Primum"-Award 2011). He has been a member of the Editorial Board of JuWissBlog and the Future Faculty at the Wissenschaftskolleg zu Berlin since 2012 and a permanent author for the magazine Zeitschrift für Evangelisches Kirchenrecht since 2016. He is currently working on his habilitation thesis on the disciplinary law. His publications include the textbook „Verfassungsprozessrecht“ (together with Christian Hillgruber, Heidelberg, C. F. Müller, 4rd ed. 2015); „Innere Freiheit. Eine Rekonstruktion des grundgesetzlichen Würdebegriffs“ (Göttingen, Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht, 2011); „Würde des Menschen: Restoring Human Dignity in Post-Nazi Germany“, in: Christopher McCrudden (Hrsg.), Understanding Human Dignity (Oxford, British Academy, Oxford University Press, 2013), S. 79–93.