Chair of Public International Law and Public Law

Prof. Dr. jur. Christian Walter

University Professor

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Contact

Address
Room T 009
Prof.-Huber-Platz 2
80539 München
Secretary
Franka Fruhstorfer
Phone
+49 89 2180-2798
Fax
+49 89 2180-3841
E-mail
voelkerrecht@jura.uni-muenchen.de
Availability
Monday till Friday 9 am - 6 pm

Alumni

Further information on the association is provided on its German webpage.

Meike Krakau

Student and Resarch Assistant (2019 - 2023)

Philip Nedelcu

Student and Resarch Assistant (2014 - 2023)

Lydia Hölbling

Librarian (2019 - 2023)

Stefan Schäferling

Student (2014 - 2015) and Resarch Assistant (2016 - 2017 and 2018 - 2022)

Cathrine Crämer

Research Assisant (2019 - 2022)

Svenja Chen

Student Assistant (2020 - 2022)

Charlotte Mölter

Research Assistant (2018-2022)

Charlotte Herbert

Student Assistant (2020 - 2021)

Lisa Pitz

Student Assistant (2018 - 2020)

Stefan Herrmann

Student and Resarch Assistant (2013 - 2019)

Lena Zahner

Student (2015 - 2017) and Research Assistant (2019)

Markus Vordermayer-Riemer

Student and Resarch Assistant (2012 - 2019)

Natalie Stangl

Student Assistant (2017 - 2018)

Ingeborg Neber-Germeier

Librarian (2011 - 2018)

Velia Naumann

Research Assistant (2017 - 2018)

Kevin Li

Research Assistant (2016 - 2018)

Maria Monnheimer

Research Assistant (2016 - 2018)

Chun-Kyung Paulus Suh

Student and Resarch Assistant (2007 - 2017)

Michael Strecker

Student Assistant (2015 - 2017)

Antje von Ungern-Sternberg

Senior Research Fellow (2011 and 2016 - 2017)

Anna Perin

Student Assistant (2012 - 2016)

Severin Uhsler

Student Assistant (2016)

Stephan Lorentz

Research Assistant (2011 - 2016)

Melanie Kühn

Student Assistant (2013 - 2016)

Stefanie Hempel

Student Assistant (2013 - 2015)

Hannah-Sophie Aures

Research Assistant (2014 - 2015)

Sophia Henrich

Research Assistant (2011 - 2013)

Andreas Weber

Student and Resarch Assistant (2010 - 2013)

Nora Grabmayr

Student and Resarch Assistant (2007 - 2012)

Nadja Reimold

Student and Resarch Assistant (2006 - 2012)

Josef Schmid

Student and Resarch Assistant (2010 - 2012)

Birte Vahland

Student and Resarch Assistant (2008 - 2012)

Current Lectures

Further information can be found on Moodle. There are two supplementary courses. The language of instruction for all courses is German.

Further information can be found on Moodle. The language of instruction is German.

Further information can be found on Moodle.

The language of instruction for the supplementary courses is German.

Public International Law I - Lukas Hoinle

Further information can be found on Moodle.

Jurisdiction of the ICJ - Broder Ernst and Narin Nosrati

Further information can be found on Moodle.

Latest News

Can the AfD be banned?

The AfD is gaining votes in forecasts and most recently in the repeat election in Berlin - will this also apply to the state elections in Saxony, Thuringia and Brandenburg? At the same time, the party poses a real threat to democracy with its statements and its behaviour towards right-wing extremists. Is there any way to stop it? Are there legal means to do so? Professor Walter answers these questions in the BAdW podcast (in German).

Panel discussion at the Bavarian Academy of Sciences and Humanities

As part of the Bavarian Academy of Sciences' forum entitled "The World Is Rearranging Itself - Threats and Opportunities", Professor Walter will be discussing the topic of "Threatened Security Order" (Panel 1) on 8 February 2024 from 7 to 10 p.m. The panel discussion will be held in German.

Why Germany Should Join Sides with Israel before the ICJ in its Defense against South Africa’s Accusation of Genocide

On 12 January 2024, Professor Walter's article was published on the Verfassungsblog, in which he addresses the question of why Germany should intervene before the ICJ in the case South Africa v. Israel.

Grand Chamber hearing before the ECHR

On 1 March 2023, oral proceedings were held before the Grand Chamber of the European Court of Human Rights in the case Humpert and Others v. Germany, in which Professor Walter assisted the German government as counsel. On 14 December 2023, the Court ruled in favor of the Federal Government.

Interview with beck-aktuell

In an interview with Professor Walter published on beck-aktuell on 3 March 2023, the Israeli government´s plans for judicial reform were discussed. The interview is available in German.

Public Hearing in the German Bundestag

On 6 February 2023, Professor Walter took part in a public hearing of the Comittee on Foreign Affairs in the German Bundestag on the topic of "Prosecution and ending impunity in view of the Russian war of aggression against Ukraine". The public hearing is availabe in German.

Interview with the magazine INSIGHTS

In an interview entitled "A New World Order" with LMU INSIGHTS magazine, Professor Walter and historian Professor Kiran Klaus Patel discussed the significance of Russia´s war of aggression against Ukraine for the coestistence of nations and international norms. The interview was published on 2 January 2023.

Interview on ARD alpha

On 26 April 2022, Professor Walter was a guest on the program alpha-demokratie on the topic "How powerless is the UN?".The video of the program is available in German.

Panel discussion at the Bavarian Academy of Sciences and Humanities

On 14 March 2022, Professor Walter participated in a panel discussion at the Bavarian Academy of Sciences and Humanities on the subject of the Russian war of aggression against Ukraine. The discussion is available in German.

Interview in the LMU Newsroom

In an interview on 2 March 2022 in the LMU Newsroom, Professor Walter gave a legal classification of the Russian invasion of Ukraine and the Kremlin´s justification.

Guest Article in the FAZ

In his guest article entitled "Das Recht ausgenutzt" in the Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung of 23 February 2022, Professor Walter explained how Russia is abusing international law for its war of aggression against Ukraine. The article is available in German.