Curriculum Vitae



Juliane Kokott

 Prof. Dr. iur. utriusque Dr. (Harvard), LL.M. (American University)
Advocate General at the Court of Justice of the European Union


Professional Experience

since 10/2003 Advocate General at the Court of Justice of the European Communities (10/2006 - 10/2007: First Advocate General)
1999 - 2003 University of St. Gallen, Switzerland, Chair of Public International Law, International Business Law and European Law, Director of the Institute of European and International Business Law (since 2000), Deputy Director of the Masters-Program Law and Economics (since 2001)
1993 - 1999 Professorships at the Universities of Augsburg, Heidelberg, Bochum and Frankfurt/Main, Germany and Chair at the University of Düsseldorf, Germany
1995 Appointed as arbitrator at the OSCE Court of Conciliation and Arbitration
1991 Visiting Professor for European Union Law at the University of California – Berkeley, Boalt Hall School of Law
1988 - 1989 Harvard Law School
1987 - 1992 Max-Planck-Institute for Foreign Public Law and Public International Law, Heidelberg, Germany



Selected Professional Activities

since 2018

Co-Chair of the ILA Study Group on International Tax Law

since 2008

Lecturer at the University of St. Gallen, Switzerland

03/2008 Expert hearing in front of the committee for European Union Affaires of the German Parliament on the Treaty of Lisbon

Expert hearing in front of the sub-committee for European Union Law on the question of the formation of a European Criminal Law

since 2006 Saarland-ambassador
1996-2003 Member and deputy chairwoman of the German Advisory Council on Global Change to the Federal Government
  Development Editor of the International Journal of Constitutional Law / I•CON.



Academic Career

1992 Habilitation (postdoctoral degree and entitlement to become a professor) and "venia legendi" (qualification to teach) for German and foreign public law, public international law and European Union law, University of Heidelberg, Germany

Doctor of Juridical Sciences (S.J.D.), Harvard University following a one-year research visit (1988/1989)

1985 Promotion Dr. iur. utr., University of Heidelberg; Dissertation titled The Inter-American System for the Protection of Human Rights awarded with the Otto-Hahn medal of the Max-Planck-Institute for junior scientists
1985 Diploma of the International Academy of Constitutional Law (Académie Internationale de Droit Constitutionnel), Tunis, Tunisia

Fulbright program with an LL.M. at the American University, Washington D.C.

Assistant to Prof. Dr. Thomas Buergenthal, American University, Washington D.C., Judge at the International Court of Justice, former President of the Inter-American Court of Human Rights; consultant at Fulbright & Jaworski, Washington D.C., within an American-Swiss arbitration procedure (07-12/1983).

1982 graduate assistant to Prof. Dr. Christian Tomuschat, University of Bonn, Germany