Last modified: June 11, 2018

Curriculum Vitae

Prof. Dr. Anna-Bettina Kaiser, LL.M. (Cambridge)

Academic Career

Since May 2014           Professor for Public Law and General Jurisprudence at the Faculty of Law of Humboldt University Berlin
July 2017 Habilitation at Albert-Ludwigs-Universität Freiburg (habilitation thesis titled „Ausnahmeverfassungsrecht"). Venia Legendi for Public Law, legal theory, constitutional history and administrative studies
December 2013 Appointment (declined) at Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität Munich (Professorship for Constitutional and Administrative Law, tenure track)
April 2010 – April 2014 Assistant Professor for Public Law at the Faculty of Law of Humboldt University Berlin
July 2007 Ph.D. in Law at the University of Freiburg
March 2007 &
summer term 2005
Visiting Assistant Professor at China University of Political Science and Law (Beijing) and at Goethe University Frankfurt
October 2003 – March 2010  Research Assistant to Prof. Dr. Andreas Voßkuhle at the Institute for Staatswissenschaft & Philosophy of Law at Faculty of Law of the University of Freiburg

Studies & Legal Clerkship

October 2003 Second State Examination in Law
October 2001 – October 2003  Legal Clerkship at the Higher Regional Court Karlsruhe; clerkships at the Higher Administrative Court of Baden-Wuerttemberg, at the Bundesverfassungsgericht (Department of Prof. Dr. Udo Steiner), and at the European Commission (Merger Control)
June 2001 Master of Laws at University of Cambridge
December 2000 Intermediate Exam in Musicology
July 2000 First State Examination in Law
October 1995 – July 2000 Studies of Law & of Musicology at the University of Freiburg

Academic Honors, Awards & Scholarships

summer term 2015 Funded Research Sabbatical, Funding Line "Creating Opportunities" within the Institutional Strategy of Humboldt University Berlin
since June 2012 Member of the Network "Die Verwaltungsrechtswissenschaft in der frühen Bundesrepublik" of the German Research Foundation (DFG)
December 2011 Grant for the organisation of the Blankensee-Colloquium 2012 (with Prof. Dr. S. Boysen and Dr. F. Meinel)
November 2010 Legal Book of the Year  
since January 2010 Margarete von Wrangell Scholarship
2009 – 2010 Fellow at the SIAS Summer Institute
October 2009 Award for Excellent Teaching of the University of Freiburg
July 2009 Award for Excellent Teaching of the Faculty of Law of the University of Freiburg
February 2008 Carl von Rotteck Award of the Faculty of Law of the University of Freiburg (awarded for the Ph.D.)
November 2007 Maria Gräfin von Linden Award of the Association of Female Scholars of Baden-Wuerttemberg
2000 – 2001 Scholarship of the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD)
1996 – 2000 Scholarship of the German National Academic Foundation

Visiting Lectureships

March/April 2018 University of Florence, Italy
October 2017 Princeton University, USA
March 2007 China University for Political Science and Law, Bejing, China

Memberships in Professional Associations and Discussion Groups

since 2018 Vereinigung für Verfassungsgeschichte
since 2016 Deutsch-Französischer Gesprächskreis für das Öffentliche Recht
since 2015 Kreis Deutsch-Japanisches Verfassungsgespräch
since 2014 Vereinigung der Deutschen Staatsrechtslehrer e.V.
since 2014 International Society of Public Law (ICON-S)
since 2011 Guest status in the Studienkreis für Presserecht und Pressefreiheit e.V.
since 2008 German section of the International Institute of Administrative Sciences

Memberships in University Committees (selection)

since 2017 Board of Humboldt University Berlin Council ("Konzil")
since 2016 "Forum Exzellenzinitiative" of Humboldt University Berlin
since 2014 Member of Humboldt University Berlin Council ("Konzil")
since 2010 Academic Senate of Humboldt University Berlin (by-election)

Further university commitments

since 2016 Cooperation project „Constitutions under Stress" (CONSTRESS) with Princeton University (together with Prof. Dr. Silvia von Steinsdorff)
since 2014 Head of the Law & Society-Institute, Humboldt-University Berlin (with Prof. Dr. Philipp Dann);
hosting interdisciplinary lecture series, workshops, and conferences