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The KFG "The International Rule of Law - Rise or Decline?" invites applications for student assistants, starting April 2020. The closing date for applications is 31.12.2019 and the application process is open from 10.12.2019.

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The German Research Foundation funds the Berlin Potsdam Research Group on ‘The International Rule of Law – Rise or Decline?’ for another four years

The Research Group, which took up its work in 2015 and is supported by Freie Universität, Humboldt Universität and Universität Potsdam, examines the role of international law in a changing global order. In the second funding period, the group will focus on which type of international law we may see emerging.

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KFG Working Paper Series: Working Paper No. 39

Working Paper No. 39, “Rise and Decline of International Rule of Law: Case of Non-State Armed Actors“ by Hyeran Jo has been published.

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Prof. Dr. Andreas Zimmermann

Prof. Dr. Andreas Zimmermann

e-Mail: andreas.zimmermann(at)kfg-intlaw.de
Homepage: Universität Potsdam
Profile: Short CV & Select Publications

Short CV:

Professor Dr. Andreas Zimmermann, LL.M. (Harvard) is Professor of Public, Public International and European Union Law at the University of Potsdam and Director of the Potsdam Centre of Human Rights. Apart from Potsdam University, he has also taught inter alia at the University of Michigan (United States), the University of Johannesburg (RSA), Hebrew University (Israel) Bir Zeit University (Palestine), as well as part of the United Nations International Law Fellowship Programme.

He has been adviser of the German delegation during the United Nations Diplomatic Conference on the Establishment of an International Criminal Court, is a member of the Permanent Court of Arbitration, as well as of the Human Rights Committee. He has frequently acted as counsel in various cases before the ICJ, before the Iran-US Claims Tribunal, and in proceedings before the ECJ. He has been judge ad hoc at the European Court of Human Rights, as well as a member of the advisory board on UN issues of the German Ministry of Foreign Affairs, and continues to be a member of the advisory board on public international law of the German MFA. He has directed the international law program for young German diplomats for several years and is also member of the advisory committee on international humanitarian law of the German Red Cross.

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