Prof. Dr. Matthias Armgardt


Curriculum Vitae


1968Born in Arnsberg/Westfalen (Germany)
1988Abitur (German leaving certificate) at the Gymnasium Laurentianum in Arnsberg (founded in 1643)
Studies of law in Bochum and Cologne
Student assistant to Hermann Dilcher
Scholarship holder of the Studienstiftung des Deutschen Volkes
First legal state examination at the Higher Regional Court (OLG) Hamm
Scientific assistant to Klaus Luig at the Institut für Neuere Privatrechtsgeschichte (Institute for Modern Private Law History) at the University of Cologne
Doctorate on "Anwendung der mathematischen Logik auf das Recht bei G. W. Leibniz" (G. W. Leibniz' application of mathematical logic to the law) under Klaus Luig, Cologne
Second legal state examination at the Higher Regional Court (OLG) Düsseldorf
1999 - 2005Partner of a corporate law firm with a focus on M&A, private building and construction law, as well as IT law
2005 - 2007Postdoctoral researcher at the Chair of Private Law,  Ancient Legal History and Roman Law at the Ruhr University Bochum
Hebraicum (examination in Hebrew) at the Faculty of Protestant Theology at the Ruhr University Bochum
2007Habilitation on "antikes Lösungsrecht" at the University of Cologne under Klaus Luig (Venia: Bürgerliches Recht, Antike Rechtsgeschichte, Römisches Recht und Neuere Privatrechtsgeschichte)
WS 08/09, SS 09Interim chairholder at the Leopold Wenger Institute, Dept. A, LMU Munich
Since Oct 2009Holder of the chair of Private Law, Ancient Legal History, Roman Law and Newer History of Private Law at the University of Konstanz
Since 2010Significantly involved scientist at the cluster of excellence "Kulturelle Grundlagen der Integration" (Cultural Foundations of Integration)
2012 - 2015Head of the German-French interdisciplinary research project "Jurisprudence and Logic" (together with Prof. Dr. Shahid Rahman, Lille III)
2012 - 2018Vice rector for teaching
during SS 2017Visiting professor at the University of Bologna
Since 2018Chercheur associé (scientific assistant) at the Centre d'Histoire et d'Anthropologie du Droit (Center for History and Anthropology of Law) at the University of Paris X
Since 2018Summerschool "Law and Logic" at the EUI Florence together with Harvard Law School
during Fall 2018Visiting Professor at UBC Vancouver

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