Thomas Oppermann (academic)

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Thomas Oppermann (born 1931) is a German legal academic and university administrator. He received his Doctor of Laws from the University of Freiburg in 1959 and became a professor in Public, European, International Law and Foreign Politics at the University of Tübingen in 1967, serving as the dean of the law faculty there between 1971 and 1972, and later becoming the vice president in 1983. Between 1985 and 2003, Oppermann was a judge on the Baden-Württemberg State Court of Justice, the state's constitutional court. He has also served on several legal associations, including as chair of the Association of German Constitutional Lawyers. For his legal scholarship, he received the Order of Merit of the Federal Republic of Germany in 2004. He is married to Ingrid Oppermann (née Cording), and has four children.

Selected Publications[edit]

  • Focus: Administrative, Constitutional, Educational and Media Law – EU Law, European Politics and International Law (e.g. WTO-Law)
  • Die algerische Frage, 1959 (French 1961)
  • Britisches Unterhauswahlrecht und Zweiparteiensystem, 1961
  • Kulturverwaltungsrecht, 1969
  • Das parlamentarische Regierungssystem des Grundgesetzes, Veröffentlichungen der Vereinigung der Deutschen Staatsrechtslehrer 33 (1975), 624
  • Auf dem Wege zur gemischten Rundfunkverfassung der Bundesrepublik Deutschland, Juristenzeitung 1981, 721
  • A new GATT for the Nineties and Europe '92, 1992 (Ed. with Josef Molsberger)
  • Die Europäische Union von Lissabon, Deutsches Verwaltungsblatt 2008, 473
  • Deutschland in guter Verfassung ? - 60 Jahre Grundgesetz, Juristenzeitung 2009, 481
  • Europarecht (Text-book) 5 editions (1991, 1999, 2005, 2009, 2011) – Since 2009 together with Claus-Dieter Classen and Martin Nettesheim

References[edit]

- Classen, Nettesheim, Vitzthum (2006): Ius Europaeum: Beiträge zur Europäischen Einigung, Duncker & Humblot, 1. Aufl., ISBN 3-428-12195-3

- Dittmann, Fechner, Sander (1997): Der Rundfunkbegriff im Wandel der Medien. Symposion zum 65. Geburtstag von Professor Dr. iur. Dr. h. c. Thomas Oppermann, 1. Aufl., ISBN 3-428-08907-3

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