Prof. Dr. Thilo Marauhn

Public Law and International Law
Licher Straße 76
D-35394 Gießen


Prof. Dr. Thilo Marauhn is Professor of Public and International Law, Justus Liebig University Gießen, and Head of Research Group Public International Law, Peace Research Institute Frankfurt (PRIF). He graduated from the law faculty of the Ruprecht Karls University in Heidelberg, Germany, where he also obtained his doctorate in law in 1994. In 1995, he received a Master of Philosophy (MPhil) degree from the University of Wales. Marauhn worked as a researcher at the Max Planck Institute for Comparative Public Law and International Law in Heidelberg and obtained his Habilitation at the Johann Wolfgang Goethe University in 2000. In 2001, after a short period as Professor of European Law at the University of Strathclyde, Glasgow, he was appointed professor of Public Law, International Law and European Law at the law faculty of the Justus Liebig University Giessen, where he served as Dean from 2006 to 2009. In addition, Marauhn, since 2001, has been permanent visiting professor at the faculty of law at the University of Lucerne, Switzerland. Since 2016 Marauhn has been Head of the Research Group on International Law at the Peace Research Institute Frankfurt (PRIF), Member of the Leibniz Association. PRIF is one of the leading peace research institutes in Europe. Marauhn, together with Oliver Dörr and Rainer Grote, is editor of the Konkordanzkommentar zum europäischen und deutschen Grundrechtsschutz (A Concordance Commentary on European and German Protection of Fundamental Rights), the third edition of which is forthcoming. Marauhn has, among others, published widely on international human rights law and international humanitarian law.

In 2021, together with Dr. Paz, Professor Marauhn initiated the project “Seeing Antisemitism Through Law: High Promises or Indeterminacies?” (SATL) and the BMBF project entitled “Struggling for Justice – Antisemitismus als justizielle Herausforderung.“