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[Curriculum Vitae]

Philipp Bender was born in 1988 in Bad Neuenahr-Ahrweiler. He studied law at the Rheinische Friedrich-Wilhelms-Universität Bonn, while being sponsored by the Studienstiftung des deutschen Volkes.
Between 2011 and 2012 he studied as an Erasmus scholarship recipient, and being suppcited by the Studienstiftung des deutschen Volkes law and history of political ideas at the Université de Strasbourg. He completed his studies in 2012 with the "Diplôme des notions fondamentales de droit international, européen et comparé" and the "Certificat d'initiation au sytème juridique francais". During this time he was head of the Strasbourg office of a German MEP.

Between October 2013 and September 2014 he was one of three publishers of "Bonner Rechtsjournal"

In April 2014 he completed his first state examination in Cologne as well as his advanced studies in "Economy and Competition".

After being a research assisstant at the Institute of Canon Law for four years, he became a research associate at the Institute in 2014.

He received his doctorate about a topic of the newer constitutional history in November 2018 ("Eine Rheinische Republik? Die ersten Rheinstaatsbestrebungen 1918/19 in Zeiten des völker- und verfassungsrechtlichen Umbruchs").

In March 2019 he successfully passed the second state examination (Oberlandesgericht Düsseldorf).

Since October 2019 he is Lecturer at the Institute (Akademischer Rat).