Being educated at the Universities of Mannheim, Bonn and Heidelberg in Germany, and at the University College of Wales, Aberystwyth, in the United Kingdom, Thilo Marauhn obtained his law degree (Staatsexamen) in 1990. He obtained his doctoral degree from the Ruprecht Karls University in Heidelberg in 1994 and his Master of Philosophy from the University of Wales in 1995. Having been employed with the Max Planck Institute for Comparative Public Law and International Law in Heidelberg, Germany, since 1990, he was appointed Professor of Law at the University of Strathclyde, Glasgow, Scotland, in 2001, after having obtained his venia legendi in public law, international law, European law and comparative law in 2000 from the Johann Wolfgang Goethe University, Frankfurt/Main, Germany. In late 2001 he moved to the Justus Liebig University, Giessen, Germany, to take on a chair in Public Law, International and European Law. Also, since 2001 he has been a visiting professor of Constitutional Theory at the University of Lucerne, Switzerland. In 2005, 2008 and 2011 he served as visiting professor at the University of Wisconsin Law School in Madison (USA); in 2012 he was Castetter visiting professor at California Western School of Law.
Since 1995, Marauhn has been a member of the international humanitarian law committee of the German Red Cross, and since 2012 he has been a member of the International Humanitarian Fact-Finding Commission. Having served as Dean of his Faculty from 2006 to 2009, he has since been an elected mmeber of the Academic Senate of Justus Liebig University. Thilo Marauhn has been involved in advising national and international institutions in the areas of international and European law as well as in comparative constitutional law.
Fields of expertise:
Human rights commissions
Social and Economic Rights
Franz von Liszt Institute for International and Comparative Law
Faculty of Law
Justus Liebig University Giessen
Licher Strasse 76
Justus Liebig University Giessen, Germany