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Prof. Dr. iur. Patricia Schiess

Head of Research Law

Telephone +423 375 88 46

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Education and Training
2017  Titular Professor for Public Law and Comparative Constitutional Law at the University of Zurich
2013 - 2015
Master of Public Adminstration (M.P.A.) Higher Education and Research Management at the German University of Administrative Sciences Speyer
Habilitation (postdoctoral qualification) in civil law, comparative constitutional law and state organisation law at the University of Zurich
Postdoctoral period of research at the Institute of German and International Party Law and Party Research at the Heinrich Heine University, Düsseldorf, Germany
2004 - 2005
Postdoctoral period of research at the University of Namur, Belgium
Bar exam, Canton of Zurich, Switzerland
Doctoral degree, Faculty of Law, University of Zurich
1989 - 1994
Law studies, Faculty of Law, University of Zurich

since 1.1.2019  Head of research department of law
since 2016 Research Fellow at the Liechtenstein Institute
2013 - 2015
Research Associate at the Liechtenstein Institute
2010 - 2014
Director of studies of the doctoral studies in law at the Private University of the Principality of Liechtenstein UFL
2004 - 2006
Advanced postdoc Mobility Fellowship of the Swiss National Science Foundation
since 2002
Lecuturer in the Faculty of Law, University of Zurich (from 2010 senior lecturer)
2001 - 2003
Senior research associate in the Department of Civil Law, University of Zurich
1999 - 2000
Legal clerkship at the District Court of the City of Zurich
1995 - 1997
Research Associate of Prof. Dr. iur. Tobias Jaag, chair for constitutional law and administrative law, University of Zurich

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