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Institute for International Law of Peace and Armed Conflict (IFHV)
Ruhr University Bochum (RUB)
Bochumer Fenster, 4th floor
Massenbergstraße 9 B
44787 Bochum

Room 4.58
Tel.: +49 234 32-27376
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Public (International) Law, Cyber Law, Human Rights Law, (International) Criminal Law
International Law, Information Technology Law, Human Rights Law, Criminal (Procedural) Law, International Business Law
Since 2017



09/2013 – 02/2014


05/2005 – 08/2005
PhD Candidate, Law School, Ruhr University Bochum

Second German Legal State Exam

First Legal State Exam, Ruhr University Bochum (Germany); Specialization in ‘International and European Economic Law’

Study Abroad at Université Paris Ouest Nanterre La Défense, Paris X (France)

A levels (‘Abitur’), Märkische Schule, Bochum (Germany)

Exchange Student at Dr Charles Best Secondary in Coquitlam/Vancouver (Canada)
11/2014 – 12/2016 Preparation for the Second German Legal State Exam (‘Referendariat’)
  Stages i.a. at the Office of the Prosecution (Department for Capital Crimes), the German Foreign Ministry in Berlin (Anti-Terrorism and Anti-Corrupton Department) & the German Embassy in Beijing/China

05-08/2014 International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia, ADC-ICTY, Defense for Mr Ratko Mladić
2018 (forthcoming) UN Special Rapporteur on the Right to Privacy, Università ta' Malta (Research Stay)
2018 Alexander von Humboldt Institute for Internet and Society (Reserch Cooperation)
Co-Organizer, Interdisciplinary Workshop on Privacy, Data Protection & Surveillance (Bochum Edition)
2016 Honours Programme ‘Introduction into the French Legal System’ in Paris/France, directed by i.a. Claus Sprick, Former Judge of Federal Supreme Court
2014 International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia, ADC-ICTY/ICLB Mock Trial, Advocacy Training
2014 Summer Course 'International Economic Law in Praxis', Ruhr University Bochum
2013 Summer Course 'Humanitarian Aid in the 21st century', IFHV
2012 Summer Course 'The European System of Human Rights Protection', Europa Universität Viadrina, Frankfurt (Oder)
2018 (forthcoming) Journal Article: Cyberraum als Chance, Gefahrenraum und Waffe?, in: Journal of Int. Law of Peace and Armed Conflict
2017 Bofax: 'Ratko Mladić acquitted of genocide', No. 499E, 1 December 2017
2017 Bofax: 'Liebesgrüße an die Ukraine', No. 496D, 10 July 2017
2017 Online Article: Wie wollen wir uns verteidigen, in: Legal Tribune Online, 26 June 2017, available under:
2014 Journal Article: The General’s (Un-)Equal Arms, in: Journal of Int. Law of Peace and Armed Conflict, JILPAC 4/2014
2013 Bofax: ‘Ich höre was, was du nicht horst…!’, No. 433D, 12 August 2013
07/2018 (forthcoming) ''Introduction to Disaster Response Law', Presentation on the 2018 Summer Course 'Humanitarian Action', IFHV, Ruhr University Bochum
04/2018 ''New Challenges to International Humanitarian Law', Conduct of a workshop on the 6th Congress of Aachen, German Merits Foundation (Studienstiftung des Deutschen Volkes)
10/2017 ''Methods and Means of Warfare', Presentation on a Training Seminar for Junior Lawyers and German Armed Forces, German Red Cross, Bad Pyrmont
09/2017  Workshop on Weapons and the Right to Life at the Hertie School of Governance Berlin, Co-organized with the Institute for International Law of Peace and Armed Conflict and the German Institute for Human Rights
08/2017 ''Legal Spatiality of Cyberspace', Presentation on the Junior Scholars' Workshop, Biennial Conference, Asian Society of International Law, Seoul/South Korea
08/2017 ''Introduction to Law', Course for Non-Lawyers, Horst Görtz Institute for IT Security (HGI)
07/2017 ''Constitutional Issues of the New German State Trojan', Presentation on the Workshop on Security Solutions against Organized Crime and Terrorist Networks at Technical University Darmstadt
Since 2018 Deputy representative of the academic staff at the NOHA Board of Examiners
Since 2017 Reviewer for scholarship applications for the RUB Research School Plus
Since 2014 Mentor at the State’s Penitentiary in Bochum
Since 2017 Scholarship for PhD Research Project by the Ministry for Culture & Science
2015 Faculty Price 2014 of the Friends of the Law Faculty for the third best exam in 2014
('Verein zur Förderung der Rechtswissenschaft e.V.')
2013, 2014 Erasmus Scholarships for Stays abroad (Paris/France, The Hague/The Netherlands)
2011 National Champion Award, Philip C. Jessup International Law Moot Court Competition
13th place for Memorials in International Rounds (over 600 participating teams wold-wide); best result for the Ruhr-University until now
2011 Dean's Honours Class, Law School, Ruhr University Bochum
Since 2012 Online Scholarship of ‘’
German (mother tongue), English (fluent), French (fluent), Spanish (fluent), Chinese (beginner)
2018 (forthcoming)