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Hanjo Hamann

Hanjo Hamann joined EBS Law School in 2022. He studied law and psychology at the universities of Heidelberg and Hamburg and obtained doctorates in law and economics from the universities of Bonn and Jena. He gained international research and teaching experience at the European University Institute (EUI) in Florence, the University of Sichuan (四川大学) in Chengdu, and at Stanford University, where he obtained both a Master of the Science of Law (JSM) and the Graduate Certificate in Digital Humanities (GCDH).

Hamann is a visiting researcher at the Max Planck Institute for Research on Collective Goods, a laureate fellow of the Heidelberg Academy of Sciences, and a postdoctoral fellow of the Daimler and Benz Foundation. He has served as a lead editor for the Stanford Technology Law Review. He is currently both editor-in-chief of the International Journal of Language & Law (JLL) and a founding editor of the blog “Legal Empirics in Europe” (R|E).

In 2017, Hamann received a “Landmark Idea” award from German President Frank-Walter Steinmeier. In 2020, the German University Association (DHV) named him Rising Researcher of the Year. In 2022, the German Research Foundation (DFG) awarded him a Heinz Maier-Leibnitz Prize, Germany’s highest distinction for early career researchers. The global network of University-Based Institutes for Advanced Study (UBIAS) selected Hamann as a fellow of its Intercontinental Academia “Laws: Rigidity and Dynamics”.

Student assistants:

  • Lill Emmelheinz
  • Frido Uebachs


Law Studies (LLB, First State Examination)
+49 611 7102 2262
+49 611 7102 10 2262
Gustav-Stresemann-Ring 3
65189 Wiesbaden
Room: 3.058