Prof. Dr. Nina Dethloff

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Prof. Dr. Nina Dethloff
Co-Director of the
Käte Hamburger Kolleg „Recht als Kultur“
Internationales Kolleg für Geisteswissenschaftliche Forschung
Center for Advanced Study in the Humanities "Law as Culture"
Konrad-Zuse-Platz 1-3
53227 Bonn

Telephone: (+49) 228 / 73 540 14
Telefax: (+49) 228 / 73 540 54
E-Mail: dethloff@uni-bonn.de

Curriculum Vitae

Nina Dethloff holds the Chair for Private Law, Private International Law, Comparative Law and European Private Law and is Director of the Institute for German, European and International Family Law at the University of Bonn. She studied law in Hamburg, Geneva and Freiburg. She received an LL.M. at Georgetown University in Washington, D.C. on a Fulbright scholarship. In 1986 and 1987, she worked as consultant to the Federal Trade Commission, Washington, D.C. and was admitted to the New York bar in 1987. In 1991, Nina Dethloff received her doctorate degree at the University of Freiburg, where she subsequently completed her habilitation with a work on the "Europeanization of Competition Law" ("Europäisierung des Wettbewerbsrechts"). Since 2001, Nina Dethloff researches and teaches at the University of Bonn, having turned down invitations from the University of Hamburg and the University of Lausanne. From 2006 to 2008, she was ad hoc judge at the European Court of Human Rights.
Nina Dethloff is member of the Ständige Deputation (standing deputation) of the Association of German Jurists, the board of the International Society of Family Law, as well member of the American Law Institute, the Commission on European Family Law and the Academia Europaea. Moreover, she has been appointed a member of the International Expert Commission of the Elite Network of Bavaria by the Bavarian Minister of State for Science. She has published extensively on comparative and international family law.


Selected Publications

  • Familienrecht, Munich, 32. Edition 2018.
  • Unterhalt, Zugewinn- und Versorgungsausgleich - Sind unsere familienrechtlichen Ausgleichssysteme noch zeitgemäß? Gutachten A für den 67. Deutschen Juristentag, Munich 2008.
  • Europäisierung des Wettbewerbsrechts. Einfluss des europäischen Rechts auf das Sach- und Kollisionsrecht des unlauteren Wettbewerbs, Tübingen 2001.
  • Die einverständliche Scheidung. Eine rechtsvergleichende und rechtshistorische Untersuchung zu Umfang und Grenzen der Privatautonomie im Scheidungsrecht, Munich 1994.
  • Contracting in Family Law - A European Perspective, in: Boele/Woelki/Miles/Scherpe (Hrsg.), The future of family property in Europe, Intersentia, Cambridge 2011, 65 - 94.
  • Familien- und Erbrecht zwischen nationaler Rechtskultur, Vergemeinschaftung und Internationalität - Perspektiven für die Forschung, Zeitschrift für Europäisches Privatrecht 2007, 992 - 1005.
  • Europäische Vereinheitlichung des Familienrechts, Archiv für civilistische Praxis 204 (2004), 544 - 568.