After almost 13 years, the Käte Hamburger Center for Advanced Study in the Humanities "Law as Culture" has reached the end of its maximum term as planned on December 31, 2022, and has finished its work at the Bonner Bogen. We would like to thank all friends and supporters, colleagues and the 130 Fellows from all over the world for their wonderful cooperation in trying to better understand law as culture in the context of globalization.

Please note that the addresses and phone numbers listed on the homepage are no longer valid (with the exception of the phone numbers of Prof. Dr. Dr. h.c. Werner Gephart, 0228/73-54053, Dr. Stefan Finger, 0228/7354051, and the fax number 0228/73-54054). The former board of directors and management of the Center can still be reached at the following e-mail addresses:,,,

The Käte Hamburger Center for Advanced Study in the Humanities “Law as Culture” is an international research center in the field of the humanities affiliated with the Rhenish Friedrich-Wilhelm-University Bonn, and funded by the Ministry for Education and Research (project funding reference number in the first project period 01UK1008, project funding reference number in the second project period 01UK1608). It is represented by its directorate (Prof. Dr. Dr. h.c. Werner Gephart, Prof. Dr. Nina Dethloff, Prof. Dr. Clemens Albrecht).


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 50
Fax: (+49) 228 / 73 540 54


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