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Professor Schäfer

Curriculum vitae

Mag. iur. at Heidelberg University. LL.M. at Cambridge University. Dr. iuris at Heidelberg University, supervisor Professor Adolf Laufs. Habilitation in Frankfurt am Main, supervisor Professor Joachim Rückert. First professorship 2007 at Kiel University, since 2015 at Freiburg University.

Academic administration

Deputy Dean for studies and examination (2016-18)

Current interests

law of obligations (including insurance law), property law, theory of private law, legal history (European and German legal history, comparative legal history, history of legal scholarship), comparative law (common law, offshore financial law)