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Paulina Starski-Lutoborski

European and International Law
Year 2020

Albert-Ludwigs-Universität Freiburg

Institut für Öffentliches Recht - Abt. 1 (Europa- und Völkerrecht)

Werthmannstr. 4
79098 Freiburg

Portrait of Paulina Starski-Lutoborski

Research areas

  • Rule of Law

  • Comparative law

  • European Constitutional Law

  • Protection offundamental rights in Europe

  • Human rights protection

  • International legal theory

  • Climate change litigation

  • Sources of international law

  • Prohibition on the use of force

  • International environmental law

  • State responsibility

  • History of international law

  • Federalism

  • Transnational administrative law

  • Constitutional and Administrative Law

  • Law and art

  • Law and literature

  • Cyberspace

  • Artificial intelligence and law



  • Since 12/2020
    University Professor of Public Law and Global Governance at the University of Graz

  • 04/2020 - 03/2021
    Deputy Chair - Chair for German and foreign public law, European and international law, Albert-Ludwigs-University Freiburg

  • 02/2020
    post-doctoral lecture qualification at Bucerius Law School ("The Unwilling or Unable State as a Challenge to International Law"); awarded dervenia legendi for public law, international and European law and comparative law

  • 10/2019 - 03/2020
    Visiting Professor for Public Law, European and International Law at the Humboldt-University of Berlin

  • 04/ 2019 - 09/2019
    Assistant Professorship of Constitutional Law at the University of Cologne

  • 02-03/2018
    Kathleen Fitzpatrick Postdoctoral Visiting Fellow at the University of Melbourne Law School

  • 01-04/2018
    Senior Visiting Scholar at the University of Sydney Law School

  • 09-12/2017
    Hauser Global Fellow at the New York University School of Law

  • 2014 - 2020
    Senior Research Fellow/Lecturer at the Max Planck Institute for Comparative Public Law and International Law/post-doctoral lecture qualification at Bucerius Law School

  • 2014 - 2020
    Post-doctoral lecture qualification at the Bucerius Law School

  • 2013 - 2014
    Research Assistant at the Chair of Public Law, European and International Law, Prof. Dr. Jörn Axel Kämmerer

  • 2013
    Admission to the bar (Hanseatic Bar Association)

  • 2013
    PhD in "The Interfederal Administrative Act" (summacum laude) (Bucerius Law School)

  • 2013
    Lecturer at the University of Paderborn (culture and international law)

  • 2013 - 2014
    Research assistant of Prof. Dr. Hoffmann-Riem, former judge at the Federal Constitutional Court (Venice Commission)

  • 2013
    Second state examination (Hanseatic Higher Regional Court, Hamburg)

  • 2010 - 2013
    Legal clerkship (Hanseatic Higher Regional Court Hamburg) (including a period at Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer, New York)

  • 2008
    Lecturer at the University of Hamburg (basic and human rights protection, constitutional law)

  • 2007 - 2013
    Research assistant at the Chair of Public Law, European and International Law, Prof. Dr. Axel Kämmerer, Bucerius Law School

  • 2007
    First state examination in law, Hamburg

  • 2004
    Baccalaureus Legum (LL.B.), Bucerius Law School

  • 2003
    Law studies at the University of Sydney, Australia

  • 2001 - 2004
    Law studies at the Bucerius Law School, Hamburg