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Prof. Dr. iur. Dr. rer. pol. Tade M. Spranger

Curriculum vitae

  • Born 1971;
  • First Juridical State Examination, University of Bonn (Germany), 1995;
  • Legal Traineeship, 1996-98;
  • Dr. iur., University of Bonn, 1997;
  • Second Juridical State Examination, 1998;
  • Research Fellow, 1999-2000;
  • Associate Professor, Institute for Public Law, University of Bonn, Feb. 2000-Oct. 2004 and Aug. 2005-Jul. 2006;
  • Dr. rer. pol., University of the Federal Armed Forces, Munich (Germany), 2002;
  • Visiting Professor, University of São Paulo, 2003;
  • Member of the Ethics Committee, School of Medicine, University of Bonn, 2003-present;
  • Visiting Professor at the University of Technology Sydney, 2004-2005;
  • Head of the BMBF Research Group “Norm-Setting in the Modern Life Sciences”, 2006-2015;
  • Habilitation and venia legendi for Public Law, European Law, International Economic Law, and Biotechnology Law, 2008;
  • Extraordinary Professor, University of Bonn, 2009-present;
  • Member of the DFG Permanent Senate Commission on Genetic Research, 2010-2017;
  • Member of the Ethics Advisory Board of the Human Brain Project, 2014-present;
  • Lawyer at RITTERSHAUS, 2016-present;
  • Member of the Animal Protection Commission (LANUV) in North Rhine-Westphalia.

    More than 350 publications on German Administrative and Constitutional Law, International Biomedical and Biotechnology Law, Intellectual Property Law.

Research interests

  • Regulation of biomedicine and genetic engineering
  • Neuroscience and law
  • Regulation of nanotechnology
  • Relationship of law and ethics
  • Robotics
  • Artificial Intelligence
  • E-Health
  • Smart applications