Prof Dr Jörg Philipp Terhechte

University lecturer in cooperation
professor at Lüneburg Univerity*


1995‑2000 Studies of Law, Philosophy and Economics at the University of Bielefeld. 2000‑2004 research assistant at the Chair of Public Law, European Law and International Law at the University of Bielefeld (Prof. Dr. Armin Hatje), 2003 doctorate, 2003‑2005 legal traineeship in Bonn, Brussels and Washington, D.C. 2006‑2011 research assistant at the Department of European Law at the Department of Public Law and Political Science at the University of Hamburg. 2011 Appointed University Professor for Public Law and European Law at the University of Siegen, 2012 Appointed University Professor for Public Law, European and International Law at Leuphana University Lüneburg, 2015 Honorary Professor at the University of Glasgow, 2018 Appointed Professor for European and International Economic Law at the University of Glasgow. 2021‑2022 Visiting Professor at the University of St. Andrews

2021 Cooperation with the law firm.


Public Law, European and International Law

Member of the Board of the Scientific Society for European Law and the University Society of Lüneburg. Member, inter alia, of the German Association for International Law, the German Association for the United Nations, the Academic Society for Competition Law, the Societas Iuris Publici Europaei (SIPE), the Working Group on Competition Law at the German Federal Cartel Office and the Gesellschaft für Rechtsvergleichung

Since 2012 Director of the Leuphana Competition & Regulation Institute. Since 2020 Director of the Leuphana Center for European and International Economic Law. Since 2013 Director of the Leuphana Professional School. Member of the Glasgow Center for International Law & Security since 2018. Since 2016 Vice President of the Leuphana University of Lüneburg. Since 2018 Executive Director of the Institute for European Integration, Europa Kolleg Hamburg/​Universität Hamburg and Board Member of the Stiftung Europa Kolleg. Since 2018 Academic Director and Chairman of the Academic Board of the European Centre for Advanced Studies (ECAS). Member of the Judicial Examination Office at the Hanseatic Higher Regional Court in Hamburg and the Judicial Examination Office in Celle

Research stays and visiting professorships in Barbados, Cape Town, Oxford, Beijing, Prague, St. Andrews, St. Petersburg and Washington, D.C., among others.

Advising in public law, European law and international law. Representations before the Federal Constitutional Court, the European Commission and numerous Courts of instance. Expert witness in constitutional law, European law, public economic law public commercial law (in particular cartel and regulatory law) and higher education law Higher Education Law.


More than 300 commentaries and journal articles in public law, European law and international law. Co‑​editor of the European Yearbook for International Economic Law, member of the editorial board of EUROPARECHT, editor of the Großkommentars zum Unionsrecht (von der Groeben/​Hatje/​Schwarze/​Terhechte, 8th ed. 2022) and a handbook on EU‑​Verwaltungsrecht (2nd ed. 2021). Co‑​editor of several series.




* Not admitted to the bar.

Prof Dr Jörg Philipp Terhechte

Prof Dr Jörg Philipp Terhechte

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