About the person

Andreas Thier
Andreas Thier, Vintage 1963

Academic and professional career

since August 2018 Vice Dean Resources and Head of the Institute of Law Faculty Board RWF

2018

Visiting Professor at the Vienna University of Economics and Business Administration

since 2017

Member of Working Group for Modern Social History

since February 2017

Head of the Competence Center Zurich Medieval Studies

2016

Visiting Professor at the Vienna University of Economics and Business Administration

2013

Visiting Professor at the Vienna University of Economics and Business Administration

2011

Call to the professorship W3 for Civil Law and Modern Legal History, if possible with Contemporary Legal History or another basic subject (successor to Joachim Rückert) at the Department of Law of the Goethe University Frankfurt a. M.(declined)

2008

Appointment to the Chair of Scholarly Law, European Legal History and Civil Law at the Ludwig Maximilians University of Munich (declined 2009)

Spring Quarter 2008

Visiting Professor of Law at the University of Chicago Law School
2006 - 2010 Member of Zurich Competence Center Hermeneutics

since November 2005

Member of the Steering Committee of the National Competence Centre in Research (NCCR) Mediality
since April 2004 Full Professor at the University of Zurich, Head of the Center for Legal History Research

Member of Competence Center Zurich Medieval Studies

February 2003

Appointment as University Professor (C 4) for Civil Law and German Legal History at the Westfälische Wilhelms-University Münster, Director of the Institute for Legal History (German and Canon Law Department)

2002 - 2003 Representation of the Chair of Civil Law and German Legal History at the Westfälische Wilhelms-Universität Münster
1997 - 2002 Doctorate (supervisor: Peter Landau) and Habilitation at the Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität Munich.
Authorized to teach civil law, German legal history, modern private law history, constitutional history, canon law and legal theory.
1994 Second State Examination in Law (LJPA Munich)
1990 Magister Artium (History, supervisor of the master thesis: Thomas Nipperdey) (Ludwig-Maximilians-University Munich)
1989 First State Examination in Law (LJPA Munich)

Memberships

since 2016 Member of the International Society for the Study of Time
2014 - 2018 Member of the Board of the Association for Constitutional History
2013 - 2019 Associate Member of Cluster of Excellence "Cultural Foundations of Integration", University of Konstanz
since 2010 Lecturer of the German National Academic Foundation
since 2010 Member of the Competence Center Medicine - Ethics - Law Helvetiae
since 2008 Member board of directors ICMAC (Iuris Canonici Medii Aevi Consociatio/ Society for Medieval Canon Law)
since 2008 Member Board of Directors Stephan Kuttner Institute of Medieval Canon Law (Munich)
since 2006 Member of American Society for Legal History
2004 - 2008 Member of Advisory Board Stephan Kuttner Institute of Medieval Canon Law (Munich/Washington)
2004 - 2007 Member of the Commission Prussia as a Cultural State at the Berlin-Brandenburg Academy of Sciences and Humanities
since 2003 Member of the Working Group on Prussian History e.V.
since 2003 Member of Civil Law Teachers Association
since 2003 Member of the Association for Constitutional History
since 2000 Member of the Prussian Historical Commission
since 1992 Member of ICMAC (Iuris Canonici Medii Aevi Consociatio/ Society for Medieval Canon Law)

Awards

2007 Outstanding Teacher Award, Executive Master of European and International Business Law, University of St. Gallen
1999 Max Weber Prize of the Bavarian Academy of Sciences and Humanities for the dissertation
1998 Prize of the Wallburga-Riedel-Foundation for the dissertation
1985 Admission to the Study Support Program of the German National Academic Foundation