Armin von Bogdandy
Armin von Bogdandy (born 1960 in Oberhausen/Germany) graduated in law and philosophy before obtaining a Ph.D. in Freiburg (1988) and qualifying as a professor at the FU Berlin (1996). He has been President of the OECD Nuclear Energy Tribunal as well as a member of the German Science Council (Wissenschaftsrat) and the Scientific Committee of the European Union Agency for Fundamental Rights. He has held visiting positions at the New York University School of Law, the European University Institute, the Xiamen Academy of International Law, and the Universidad Nacional Autonóma de México, among others. Armin von Bogdandy is director at the Max Planck Institute for Comparative Public Law and International Law in Heidelberg (since 2002) and Professor for Public Law at the University in Frankfurt/Main (since 1997).
Armin von Bogdandy specializes in the general features of public law, with a focus on its structural changes, be they theoretical, doctrinal, or practical.
Armin von Bogdandy is the recipient of the Leibniz Prize (2014), the Premio Internacional “Hector Fix Zamudio” (2015), the “Mazo” (gavel) of the Interamerican Court of Human Rights (2015), and the prize for outstanding scientific achievements in the field of legal and economic foundations by the Berlin-Brandenburg Academy of Sciences (2008).