Udo Steiner biography

Udo Steiner

Academic

1939 –

43 Views

Who is Udo Steiner?

Udo Steiner was a Judge at the Federal Constitutional Court of Germany from 1995 to 2007.

He grew up in Franconia, and went on to study law in Erlangen, Saarbrücken and Cologne. In 1965, he earned a doctorate with the thesis Verfassunggebung und verfassunggebende Gewalt des Volkes. Subsequently, he earned his Habilitation in 1972, with the thesis Öffentliche Verwaltung durch Private.

In 1973, Steiner was appointed as Professor of Public Law at the University of Erlangen, and subsequently served as Professor at the universities of Göttingen, Bielefeld and Regensburg. He was Dean of the Faculty of Law at the University of Bielefeld from 1976 to 1977, and in Regensburg from 1988 to 1990. Between 1976 and 1979, he also served as a Judge at the Oberverwaltungsgericht.

He was appointed a Judge at the Federal Constitutional Court in October 1995, and still lectures at the University of Regensburg. He was retired as a Judge upon turning 68 in 2007, and was succeeded by Ferdinand Kirchhof.

In 2008, he was appointed as the Ombudsman of Deutsche Bahn for victims of railway accidents.

Steiner married in 1967 and has four children.

Citation

Use the citation below to add to a bibliography:

Style:MLAChicagoAPA

"Udo Steiner." Biographies.net. STANDS4 LLC, 2021. Web. 19 Apr. 2021. <https://www.biographies.net/people/en/udo_steiner>.


We need you!

Help us build the largest biographies collection on the web!

Born
Sep 16, 1939
Bayreuth
Nationality
  • Germany

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

Discuss this Udo Steiner biography with the community:

0 Comments


    Browse Biographies.net