Prof. Dr. Florian Becker

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Christian-Albrechts-Universität zu Kiel
Faculty of Law

Research Focus: 

Constitutional Law, Administrative Law, Law and Political Theory

Academic Career: 
  • 1990-1994 studied law at the Friedrich-Wilhelms University of Bonn.
  • 1992 studied at the Summer School in English Legal Methods at the University of Cambridge, UK.
  • March 1995 first Law Degree.
  • June 1995 employed as junior research assistant, and fromMay to September 1996 as research assistant to the Chair for Constitutional Law and Administrative Law at the University of Cologne (Professor. Dr. J. Burmeister).
  • October 1996 – June 1997 DAAD scholarship to study on LL.M course in International and European Law, including English Administrative Law, at the University of Cambridge.
  • June 1997 awarded the Clive Parry Prize (Overseas Students) for International Law at the University of Cambridge
  • June 1997 Doctor of Law at the University of Cologne. Doctoral thesis entitled: "The German Länder Banks – An investigation into the legal constitutional limitations of reciprocal purchases of Länder banks/giro centres and the establishment of trans-regional institutions".
  • October 1997 – November 1999 Junior clerk in the regional court of North-Rhine Westfalia. November
  • 1999 Further Law Degree.
  • 1996 – 1999 Lecturership at the Academy of Administration and Economics in Cologne.
  • Member of the "Gesellschaft für öffentliche Wirtschaft e.V." and of the "Deutsche Juristentag e.V."
  • Elected Representative of the Researchers in the Arts and Humanities section of the Scientific Council in the Max-Planck-Society
  • Examiner in the First State Exam in Law (Court of Appeals, Cologne)
  • 2004: Verleihung der venia legendi für "Staats- und Verwaltungsrecht, einschließlich Rechtsvergleichung und Europarecht" durch die Rechts- und Staatswissenschaftliche Fakultät der Rheinischen Friedrich-Wilhelms Universität zu Bonn.

    Thema der Habilitationsschrift:
    "Kooperative und konsensuale Strukturen in der Rechtsnormsetzung"
    Thema des Probevortrags:
    "Die Richtlinie zum Handel mit Emissionszertifikaten"

He left the Institute in 2004.