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Faculty of Law Lehrstuhl Thommen

CV Marc Thommen




2013 Habilitation/PD, University of Lucerne, venia legendi: Criminal Law & Procedure.
2010 Rechtsanwaltspatent, Kanton Zürich
2004 Doctorate of Law/Dr. iur. (summa cum laude), University of Basel, Law Faculty
2000 Licenciate of Law/lic.iur. (magna cum laude), University of Zürich, Law Faculty


Professional Experience

2019 Full Professor of Criminal Law & Procedure, University of Zürich
2019 Open Science Delegate of the University of Zürich
2019 President of the CAS Compliance Management Study Commission/UZH
2018 Law Fellow, University of California Los Angeles (UCLA), School of Law,
2018 Visiting Professor, University of Leiden, Faculty of Law
2016 Visiting Scholar, Loyola Law School, Los Angeles
2015 ELecturer, Swiss Judicial Academy (Consensual Action in Criminal Proceedings)
2013 Associate Professor of Criminal Law & Procedure, University of Zürich
2011 Teaching-Award, University of Lucerne
2010 Senior Lecturer and post-doctoral research assistant, University of Lucerne
2010 Admission to the Bar, Zürich
2009 Secretary, Head Public Prosecutor, Zürich
2006 Associate Lecturer, University of Zürich, Faculty of Law
2005 Law Clerk to Justice Hans Wiprächtiger, Swiss Federal Supreme Court/Lausanne
2004 Law Clerk to Judge Stephan Aeschbacher, District Court of Zürich
2001 Swiss National Sience Foundation (SNSF), Research Assistant, National Research Programm 46 « Implants and Transplants », Doctorate of Law
2001 Research assistant, University of Zürich, Law Faculty, Prof. Dr. iur. Georg Müller, Chair for Public and Administrative Law, Wilfriedstrasse 5, 8032 Zürich
1997 Teilzeitbeschäftigung als Kellner (Restaurant 'Odéon' und 'Primitivo', Zürich)
2001 Trainee lawyer, Bill, Isenegger & Ackermann Attorney at Law, Zürich
1995 Assistant, Hinderling Attorneys at law and notary, Basel


Professional Affiliations/Activities

  • Supervisory Authority on the Attorney General of Switzerland (since 2020, vice-president since 2022)
  • Open Science Delegate of the University of Zürich (since 2019)
  • Associate editor and Co-Founder of sui generis (Open Access Law Review).
  • Editor and Co-Founder of sui generis editions (Open Access Publishing House)
  • Schweizerische Kriminalistische Gesellschaft (member)
  • Ethikkommission, University of Zürich (member 2002-2005)

Research Grants

  • Swiss National Science Foundation, In-depth Study on penal order proceedings in the Canton of Basel-Stadt from 2018 to 2020
  • UNIGE - UZH Joint Seed Money Funding 2018, Language and interpretation skills for Zurich and Geneva law students, Universities of Geneva and Zürich
  • Swiss National Science Foundation, National research project on penal orders in Switzerland, Universities of Neuchâtel and Zürich
  • National Research Programme - NRP 46 (Implants - Transplants), scientific collaboration ('Medical interventions on persons incapable of judgement')

Extracurricular Activities:

Sutter Bäckereien AG, Basel (my family’s fourth generation bakery), Board of Directors (until 2020).
Swiss Academy of Medical Sciences (SAMS), Commission Member Guidelines Reanimation (2018)
Splendit AG, Crowdfunding for educational finance, Co-Founder and President of Board (until 2013)


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