Assistant Professor for Public Law

Prof. Dr. Nils Schaks, licencié en droit (Paris X-Nanterre)

Prof. Dr. Nils Schaks

Nils Schaks joined the University of Mannheim in 2015 and is Junior Professor for Public Law. Previously, he worked as a research assistant at the Free University of Berlin (Chair of constitutional and administrative law, public commercial law and social law) and as a lawyer at an international law firm. Doctoral studies at the Free University of Berlin. Studied law in Potsdam, Paris X-Nanterre (licencié en droit) and Berlin (Humboldt University).


Main fields of research:

  • Health and Health Care Law
  • Administrative Law
  • Constitutional Law
  • Democracy
  • Legal Comparison
  • Legal History
  • Interdisciplinarity

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