Georg Nolte

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Georg Nolte (born 3 October 1959, in Bonn) is a German jurist. He is professor of public international law at the Humboldt University of Berlin and is a member of the UN's International Law Commission. After studying law at the Free University of Berlin and the University of Geneva, he earned his doctorate in 1991 from the University of Heidelberg. Between 1991 and 1999 he worked at the Max Planck Institute for Comparative Public Law and International Law in Heidelberg, earning his habilitation in 1998.

Between 1999 and 2004 he held the Chair of public international law at the University of Göttingen.

From 2004 to 2008 he succeeded Bruno Simma as holder of the Chair of public international law at the Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich.

In 2008 he succeeded Christian Tomuschat as holder of the Chair of public international law at the Humboldt University Berlin.

He has been a visiting fellow at All Souls College, Oxford 2003-2004 and a visiting professor at the Panthéon-Assas University in 2004. From 2000 to 2007 he has been a member of the Council of Europe´s European Commission for Democracy through Law, the so-called Venice Commission. He is member of the advisory board of the Goettingen Journal of International Law.

Georg Nolte is a son of the German historian Ernst Nolte (born 1923).

In 2011, Georg Nolte received the highest number of votes among all candidates who competed for the ILC.[1]

Within the ILC, he founded and chairs the study group on "Treaties over Time".[2]

Works (extract)[edit]

  • United States Hegemony and the Foundations of International Law, (ed. with Michael Byers),(Cambridge: Cambridge University Press,2003)
  • European Military Law Systems, (Berlin: DeGruyter Recht, 2003)
  • European and US Constitutionalism, (ed.) (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press,2005)
  • Le droit international face au défi américain, Cours et travaux de l'IHEI de Paris (ed.) (Pedone,2005)

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