Curriculum vitae

Professor Dr. Matthias Lehmann, D.E.A. (Paris II), LL.M., J.S.D. (Columbia)

  • 1991-1996  Legal studies at the Friedrich-Schiller-University of Jena, Germany
  • 1996-1997  Researcher/Teaching assistant at the chair of Prof. Dr. Karl M. Meesen, University of Jena, Germany
  • 1997 Participant at the Law and Language program in Anglo-American law by Professor B. Sharon Byrd, University Jena, Germany
  • 1997-1998 Diplôme d'Etudes Approfondies (D.E.A.) in law of international economic relations, Panthéon-Assas-University, Paris, France
  • 1999-2002  Legal trainee at the Kammergericht (Regional Court of Berlin), Germany
  • 2002 Doctor iuris (PhD), Friedrich-Schiller-University of Jena, Germany, thesis title: “Die Schiedsfähigkeit wirtschaftsrechtlicher Streitigkeiten als transnationales Rechtsprinzip” (Arbitrability of Business Disputes as a Principle of Transnational Law) (published by Nomos, 2003)
  • 2002-2006  Academic assistant at the chair of Prof. Dr. Ursula Stein, University of Dresden
  • 2002-2005 Lecturer for French Civil and Public Law (in French) at Friedrich-Schiller-University of Jena, Germany
  • 2003-2004  Master of Laws (LL.M.) at Columbia University, New York
  • 2005-2006 Feodor Lynen Research Fellow of the Alexander von Humboldt-Foundation, for research on Private International Law at Columbia University, New York
  • 2006-2007 Assistant Professor (Akademischer Rat) at the chair of Professor Dr. Stefan Leible at University of Bayreuth, Germany
  • Since 2007 professeur invité, Université Montesquieu, France, on an annual basis
  • 2008 Habilitation, University of Bayreuth, Germany, thesis title: “Vom Wertpapier zum Finanzinstrument” (“From Bonds to Financial Instruments”) (published as “Finanzinstrumente” ("Financial Instruments"), Mohr Siebeck, 2010)
  • 2009-2014 Professor (tenure) Chair for German and European Private Law, Commercial and Business Law, European Law at the University of Halle-Wittenberg, Germany
  • Since 2010 Guest Professor at Pablo de Olavide University, Sevilla, Spain, and at the University of Fribourg, Switzerland on an annual basis
  • 2011 Doctor of the Science of Law (J.S.D.), Columbia University, New York, thesis title: “From Conflict of Laws to Global Justice”
  • Since October 2014 Director of the Institute for International Private and Comparative Law at the University of Bonn, Germany