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Matthias Schmidt

Research Fellow 2013-2020

Main Fields of Research:

Law of the European Union, in particular European Constitutional Law; The Rule of Law and Systemic Deficiencies in European Union Law; Comparative Public Law

Academic Career until 2020:

  • Since 09/2018 Élève at the École nationale d'administration, Strasbourg, Promotion Molière (Cycle international long) Scholarship of the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD)
  • Since 02/2016 Member of the Cluster of Excellence “The Formation of Normative Orders” at Goethe University Frankfurt
  • 09/2015–12/2015 Visiting Doctoral Student, Sciences Po Law School, Paris
  • Since 10/2013 Research Fellow and Doctoral Candidate at the MPIL
  • 2013 First German State Exam in Law, Freiburg im Breisgau, Specialisation in European Union Law, International Public Law, International Private Law
  • 2011 Participant in a summer programme in Comparative Politics at Georgetown University, Washington DC
  • 2010 Studies continued at the University of Freiburg
  • 2009 Start of additional studies in Political Science and English and American Studies
  • 2009-2010 Research Assistant at the MPIL, for Projects led by Armin von Bogdandy and Prof. Russell Miller, Washington and Lee University School of Law, USA
  • 2008-2010 Additional university qualification in US Constitutional Law and Private Law
  • 2008 Start of legal studies  at Heidelberg University;Scholarship of the German National Academic Foundation