Vita

Prof. Dr. Valentin Schatz has been Junior Professor of Public Law and European Law with a Focus on Sustainability since September 2022. He is based at the School of Sustainability and the Institute of Sustainability Governance (INSUGO). Prof. Dr. Valentin Schatz is also an associate member of Leuphana Law School and the Leuphana Center for European and International Law (CEIL).

Prof. Dr. Valentin Schatz is a member of the IUCN World Commission on Environmental Law and German delegate at the International Law Association (ILA) Committee on Protection of People at Sea.

Prof. Dr. Valentin Schatz's research focuses on international, European and domestic environmental law and the law of the sea.

Prof. Dr. Valentin Schatz attaches particular importance to knowledge and science transfer. As part of his research focus, he advises NGOs (e.g., in the field of sustainable fisheries or civil search and rescue), governmental authorities (e.g., in the field of environmentally sound shipping) and think tanks (e.g., on hybrid threats to maritime security) and regularly prepares legal opinions and expert reports.

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Curriculum vitae

  • September 2022 – today: Junior Professor (W1 with Tenure Track to W2) of Public Law and European Law with a Focus on Sustainability, Leuphana University of Lüneburg
  • 2021 – 2022: Post-Doctoral Researcher, Faculty of Law, University of Hamburg
  • 2020 – 2022: Legal Clerk, Hanseatic Higher Regional Court, 2nd State Examination
  • 2021:  Doctoral degree (Dr. iur., topic of thesis: "Access to Fisheries within National Jurisdiction") from the Faculty of Law, University of Hamburg (summa cum laude)
  • 2018 – 2021: Research Associate and Ph.D. Researcher, Chair of the International Law of the Sea and International Environmental Law, Public International Law and Public Law (Prof. Alexander Proelß) & Institute for the Law of the Sea and Maritime Law,  University of Hamburg
  • April 2017 and March 2018: Visiting Researcher, University of Adelaide, Australia
  • December 2016 – February 2017: Visiting Researcher, Max Planck Institute Luxembourg for International, European and Regulatory Procedural Law
  • 2016 – 2018: Research Associate and Ph.D. Researcher, Chair of Public Law, Public International Law and European Union Law (Prof. Alexander Proelß), University of Trier
  • 2012 – 2013: ERASMUS Programme, University of Dundee, Scotland
  • 2010 – 2016: Undergraduate Studies in Law, University of Passau, 1st State Examination

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