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- Senior Fellow -


Ulrich Fastenrath (Germany)
Professor, University of Dresden

- Fellows for the Academic Year 2003-2004

Professor Fastenrath is one of the directors of the Institute of Economic Law and of the School of International Relations at the University of Dresden. He teaches public international law, European Union law and German public law at the law faculty as well as at the School of International Relations, which he co-founded together with colleagues from other scientific fields (international politics, international economic relations, history). From 2000 to 2003 he served as dean of the law faculty.

After having studied law at the universities of Frankfurt, Tübingen, Marburg (all in Germany), and Lausanne (Switzerland), Fastenrath became a research assistant of professor Simma, then at the university of Munich, nowadays judge at the International Court of Justice in The Hague. He obtained a doctorate and habilitation from the University of Munich and was visiting professor in several universities.

Professor Fastenrath is a member of the Advisory Council for public international law at the German Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Berlin. He was head of the German delegation to a seminar of the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE) on local democracy and at the same time the moderator of one of the discussion groups.

He has published books and articles in German and English. His main fields of research are the theory of international law, human rights and the position of States as part of the international community. At the Jean Monnet Center at NYU he will be working on the constitutionalization of international law.

Principal publications

-Books-

  • Internationaler Schutz der Menschenrechte (International Protection of Human Rights), Dresden University Press 2000
  • Europarecht (European Union Law), Nomos, Baden-Baden 2000
  • Dokumente der Organisation für Sicherheit und Zusammenarbeit in Europa (Documents of the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe), looseleaf, 14 supplements, Luchterhand, Neuwied 2003
  • Lücken im Völkerrecht (Lacunae in Public International Law), Duncker & Humblot, Berlin 1991
  • Kompetenzverteilung im Bereich der auswärtigen Gewalt (Division of Authority in Foreign Transactions), Beck, Munich 1986

-Articles in books and journals-

  • Möglichkeiten und Grenzen repressiven Menschenrechtsschutzes durch weltweite Strafverfolgung: Internationale Strafgerichtsbarkeit - Weltrechtsprinzip - Immunität (Possibilities and Limits of the Protection of Human Rights through Universal Criminal Prosecution: International Criminal Courts - Universality Principle - Immunities), in S. von Schorlemer, Praxis-Handbuch UNO, Springer, Berlin 2003
  • Subsidiarität im Völkerrecht (Subsidiarity in Public International Law), in P. Blickle / T.O. Hüglin / D. Wyduckel, Subsidiarität als rechtliches und politisches Ordnungsprinzip in Kirche Staat und Gesellschaft, Duncker & Humblot, Berlin 2002
  • Die Internationalisierung des deutschen Grundgesetzes - wie weit trägt die Entgrenzung des Verfassungsstaats (Internationalization of the German Constitution), in R. Pitschas / S. Kisa, Internationalisierung von Staat und Verfassung im Spiegel des deutschen und japanischen Staats- und Verwaltungsrechts, Duncker & Humblot, Berlin 2002
  • Aggression, Definition of, in H. Volger, A Concise Encyclopedia of the United Nations, Kluwer Law International, The Hague 2002
  • Commentary on arts. 3, 73, 74 of the Charter of the United Nations, in B. Simma, The Charter of the United Nations, A Commentary, 2nd edition, Oxford University Press, Oxford 2002
  • Atomwaffen (Nuclear Weapons), in I. Seidl-Hohenveldern, Völkerrecht, Lexikon des Rechts, 3rd edition, Luchterhand, Neuwied 2001
  • Servitudes, in R. Bernhardt, Encyclopedia of Public International Law, vol. IV, North-Holland, Amsterdam 2000
  • States, Extinction, in R. Bernhardt, Encyclopedia of Public International Law, vol. IV, North-Holland, Amsterdam 2000
  • Inhaltsänderung völkerrechtlicher Verträge ohne Beteiligung des Gesetzgebers - Verfassungsrechtliche Zulässigkeit und innerstaatliche Wirkung (Amendments to International Treaties Without Participation of the Parliament), in R. Geiger, Völkerrechtlicher Vertrag und staatliches Recht vor dem Hintergrund der internationalen Beziehungen, Nomos, Baden-Baden 2000
  • Der Internationale Strafgerichtshof (The International Criminal Court), 39 Juristische Schulung 1999
  • The Legal Significance of CSCE/OSCE Documents, 1/2 OSCE-Yearbook 1995/1996, Nomos, Baden-Baden
  • Das Recht der Staatensukzession (The Law of State Succession), in U. Fastenrath / T. Schweisfurth / C.T. Ebenroth, Das Recht der Staatensukzession, 35 Berichte der Deutschen Gesellschaft für Völkerrecht, C.F. Müller, Heidelberg 1996
  • Die Struktur der erweiterten Europäischen Union (The Structure of the Enlarged European Union), in U. Everling, Von der Europäischen Gemeinschaft zur Europäischen Union, Nomos, Baden-Baden 1994
  • Relative Normativity in International Law, 4 European Journal of International Law 1993
  • Der deutsche Einigungsvertrag im Lichte des Rechts der Staatennachfolge (The German Unification Treaty in the Light of the Law of State Succession), 44 Austrian Journal of Public and International Law 1992
  • Inländerdiskriminierung: Zum Gleichbehandlungsgebot beim Zusammenwirken mehrerer (Teil)rechtsordnungen im vertikal gegliederten und international integrierten Staat (Discrimination against citizens: the principle of equal treatment in a federal and international integrated state), 42 Juristenzeitung 1987
 
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