Institute of International and European Law

Institute of International and European Law


PACE elects former professor of the institute Anja Seibert-Fohr judge to the European Court of Human Rights in respect of Germany

The Council of Europe Parliamentary Assembly (PACE) today elected Anja Seibert-Fohr as judge to the European Court of Human Rights in respect of Germany. Ms Seibert-Fohr, having obtained a relative majority of votes cast, is elected judge of the European Court of Human Rights for a term of office of nine years which shall commence as from 1 January 2020.


New publication: Prof. Paulus/Dipl.-Jur. Nölscher in Investitionsschutz, Schiedsgerichtsbarkeit und Rechtsstaat in der EU

Investitionsschutz Andreas L. Paulus/Patrick Nölscher, Eigentum und Investitionsschutz nach dem Urteil des Bundesverfassungsgerichts zum Atomausstieg, in: Prof. Dr. Markus Ludwigs and Prof. Dr. Oliver Remien (eds.), Investitionsschutz, Schiedsgerichtsbarkeit und Rechtsstaat in der EU, p. 133-168, Baden Baden: Nomos, 2019.
This book collects the articles and discussions presented at the European Law Days 2017 in Würzburg, Germany.






Philip C. Jessup International Law Moot Court 2019 - German National Rounds
Jessup19 Also this year a team of four students will represent the University of Göttingen in the Philip C. Jessup International Law Moot Court Competition. The young international lawyers will defend respectively their fictitious States Aurok, Applicant, and Rakkab, Respondent.
The national rounds will take place from February 20, 2019 to February 24, 2019 in Hamburg. The two best German Teams will participate in the international rounds from March 31, 2019 to April 6, 2019 in Washington D.C.
This year's compromis deals with questions of State responsibility, protection of biodiverstiy, cultural and religious rights of indigenous people and patentability of traditional knowledge.
For more information about the Jessup Moot Court Team Göttingen visit its homepage or Facebook.


Vacancy notice: Scientific research assisatant
The chair for general international law at the Institute of International and European Law has a vacancy available for a scientific research assistant. The post entails 20 hours a week and will start on the 1st of April 2019 for the period for at least two years. It is possible to write a PhD thesis during that time.
Relevant qualifications: First German State Examination (grade: 9 points or more), high team spirit, expert knowledge in International Public Law.
Job profile: research, participation in the preparation of lectures and publications, teaching.
Interested applicants should submit their written applications (including copy of their CV, graduation diploma, proof of their academic performance) postally or via mail until the 15th of February. Address: Professor Dr. Andreas Paulus, Institut für Völkerrecht, Platz der Göttinger Sieben 5, 37073 Göttingen, intlaw@jura.uni-goettingen.de.

You may find more detailed information in the vacancy notice (available in German only).


Vacancy notice: Student research assistant
The chair for general international law at the Institute of International and European Law has a vacancy available for a student research assistant. The post entails 20 hours a month and will start at the latest on the 1st of April 2019. The responsibilities and duties especially include the general work at the chair (research, participation in the preparation of lectures and publications as well as research projects and events). Interested applicants should submit their written applications (including copy of their CV, graduation diploma, proof of their academic performance) via mail until the 14th of February, 12 o’clock to the following e-mail: intlaw@jura.uni-goettingen.de.

You may find more detailed information in the vacancy notice .

2019 ESIL Research Forum
On Thursday, 4 and Friday, 5 April 2019, the Institute of International and European Law will host the European Society of International Law's annual Research Forum. The ESIL Research Forum is a scholarly conference that promotes engagement with research in progress by members of the Society. It has a small and intensive format targeting scholars at an early stage of their careers. The selected speakers will receive comments on their paper presentations from members of the ESIL Board and invited experts during the Forum. For more Information click here.