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Biography

2020-

Member of the Scientific Committee of Socioscapes. International Journal of Societies, Politics and Cultures - ISSN 2724-0940

2019 -

Vice President for International Affairs at GJU

2019-2020

Acting Dean School of Applied Humanities and Languages at GJU

2019 -

Full Professor at GJU

2019 -

President of the Association for the Study of the World Refugee Problem, German Section

2019 -

Member of the Scientific Board of the ERCPAMM – European Center for Research and Action for Minors and Migration, Madrid

2019 -

Member of the Scientific Board of Barbara Budrich Publisher

2018 - 2019

Director of International Relations in the Master’s Degree Programme “International Social Work with Refugees and Migrants” at the University of Applied Sciences Würzburg-Schweinfurt, Germany (FHWS)

2015 - 2019

Vice President for Study, Lecturing and Further Education at the University of Applied Sciences Würzburg-Schweinfurt, Germany (FHWS) (2018 re-elected until 2021)

2015 - 2019

Member of the Caritas Supervisory Board of the Caritas Federation of the Dioceses Würzburg, Germany

2015 - 2019

Member of the Supervisory Board of the Studentenwerk (Student Service) Würzburg, Germany

2015 -2018

Director of the Master’s Degree Programme "International Social Work with Refugees and Migrants" at the University of Applied Sciences Würzburg-Schweinfurt, Germany (FHWS)

2014 - 2015

Dean of the Faculty of Applied Social Sciences at University of Applied Sciences Würzburg-Schweinfurt, Germany (FHWS)

2010 -

President of the Scientific Board of the Association for the Study of the World Refugee Problem, International Section

2010 -

Professor at the University of Applied Sciences Würzburg-Schweinfurt, Germany (FHWS); currently on special leaf

2010 - 2014

Chairman of a local Caritas Association

2006 - 2010

Part-time Lecturer at the University of Applied Sciences Würzburg-Schweinfurt, Germany (FHWS)

2006 - 2010

Specialist Lawyer for Administrative Law

2006 - 2010

Specialist Lawyer for Social Law

2003 - 2010

Lawyer

2002 - 2002

AWR Project Assistant and Scientific Coordinator

2001 - 2003

Scholar of the Episcopal Academic Advancement Cusanuswerks (PhD Grant)

1998 - 2003

Doctorate at the University Würzburg; Germany (Dissertation: Theorie des Selbstbestimmungs- und Minderheitenrechts / Theory of Self-Determination and Minority Rights)

1999 - 2000

Postgraduate Studies of Administrative Sciences at the German University for Administrative Sciences Speyer, Germany

1998 - 2000

Legal Traineeship (District Court Area Würzburg, Germany)

1998 - 1999

Scientific Employee at the Julius-Maximilians-University Würzburg, Germany

1996 - 1998

Scholar of the Episcopal Academic Advancement Cusanuswerk (Student Grant)

1994 - 1998

Study of Law Sciences at the Julius-Maximilians-University of Würzburg, Germany

1993 - 1994

Military Service

1993

Graduation from Gymnasium (Abitur), Schweinfurt, Germany

1991

Graduation form High School (Diploma), Wickenburg, Arizona, USA

1990 - 1991

Scholar of the German Bundestag and the U.S. Congress in the  Parliamentary Sponsorship Programme

Educational Background

PhD Doctorate at the University Würzburg; Germany (Dissertation: Theorie des Selbstbestimmungs- und Minderheitenrechts / Theory of Self-Determination and Minority Rights)
Postgraduate Complementary Studies: Administrative Sciences at the German University for Administrative Sciences Speyer, Germany
Legal Assessor Studies: Higher Regional Court District Bamberg
Under Graduate Studies: Law Sciences at the Julius-Maximilians-University of Würzburg, Germany
Research Interests

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Human Rights Law

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Migration and Refugee Law and Politics

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International Social Work

 

Publications:

 

Monographies:

2004   

Theorie des Selbstbestimmungsrechts und des Minderheitenrechts - Fortentwicklung der Gruppenrechtstheorie im Völker- und Staatsrecht, Berliner Wissenschaftsverlag, 610 pages

2002   

50 Jahre Flüchtlingsforschung in Deutschland - 50 Jahre Deutsche
Sektion der Forschungsgesellschaft für das Weltflüchtlingsproblem (AWR) (together with Sandro Geis), Selbstverlag AWR, 49 pages

 

Editorships:

2020

Handbook International Social Work with Refugees, Opladen: Barbara Budrich Verlag (associated editor with Katharina Heilmann) (approximately 320 pages; in preparation/editing)

2018

Family Reunification: International, European and National Perspectives, (associate editor with Réka Friedery and Luigino Manca), Berlin: Berliner Wissenschaftsverlag, 160 pages

2016

Unaccompanied Minors in International, European and National Law, Berlin: Berliner Wissenschaftsverlag, 268 pages

2004

Agents and Victims - Non-Governmental and Gender Related Persecution in International and National Law, Berliner Wissenschaftsverlag, 243 pages

2003

Einwanderungsland Deutschland? - Das Zuwanderungsgesetz in der Diskussion (associated editor with Thomas Harks and others), Shaker Verlag, 133 pages

 

Contributions to Books:

2021

Heilmann, Katharina / Roßkopf, Ralf: Internationale Soziale Arbeit, in Amthor, Ralph i.a. (ed.): Wörterbuch Soziale Arbeit, 9th ed., Beltz Juventa (in preparation)

2020

Legal Protection for Unaccompanied Minors in Germany, in: Martinez, Manuel Diaz / Segado, Sagrario (ed.): Frontiers, Research, Policy and Action for Minors and Migration, Thomson Reuters (in preparation)

2020

Humanitäres Migrationsrecht. In: Schiedermair  / Wollenschläger (ed.): Handbuch des Ausländerrechts der Bundesrepublik Deutschland, Köln: Luchterhand Verlag (in preparation)

2020

International and European Refugee Law for Social Work Practice. In: Heilmann, K./Roßkopf, R., Handbook International Social Work with Refugees, Opladen: Barbara Budrich Verlag (in preparation)

2018

Conclusions for Family Reunification from a Comparative Perspective. In: Friedery, R./Manca, L./Roßkopf, R. (ed.): Family Reunification: International, European and National Perspectives, Berlin: Berliner Wissenschaftsverlag, pp. 149-160

2017

Staatsangehörigkeitsrecht. In: Eiding L./Hofmann Hoeppel J. (ed.): Verwaltungsrecht: Schriftsatzmuster und Erläuterungen, Materielles Recht, Verfahrensrecht, 2nd edition, Baden Baden: Nomos Verlag, pp. 2341-2360

2017

Asyl- und Asylbewerberleistungsrecht. In: Eiding L./Hofmann Hoeppel J. (ed.): Verwaltungsrecht: Schriftsatzmuster und Erläuterungen, Materielles Recht, Verfahrensrecht, 2nd edition, Baden-Baden: Nomos Verlag, pp. 2400-2440

2017

Aufenthaltsrecht. In: Eiding L./Hofmann Hoeppel J. (ed.): Verwaltungsrecht: Schriftsatzmuster und Erläuterungen, Materielles Recht, Verfahrensrecht, 2nd edition, Baden Baden: Nomos Verlag, pp. 2349-2399

2016

Unaccompanied Minors in Germany. In: Roßkopf, R. (ed.): Unaccompanied Minors in International, European and National Law, Berlin: Berliner Wissenschaftsverlag, pp.143-190

2016

Conclusions. In: Roßkopf (ed.): Unaccompanied Minors in International, European and National Law, Berliner Wissenschaftsverlag, pp. 265-267

2013

Aufenthaltsrecht. In: Eiding / Hofmann-Hoeppel (ed.): Verwaltungsrecht - Schriftsatzmuster und Erläuterungen, Nomos Verlag, pp. 2323-2367

2013

Asylrecht. In: Eiding / Hofmann-Hoeppel (Hrsg.): Verwaltungsrecht - Schriftsatzmuster und Erläuterungen, Nomos Verlag, pp. 2368-2394

2013

Staatsangehörigkeitsrecht. In Eiding / Hofmann-Hoeppel (ed.): Verwaltungsrecht - Schriftsatzmuster und Erläuterungen, Nomos Verlag, pp. 2395-2414

2013

Spätaussiedlerrecht. In: Eiding / Hofmann-Hoeppel (ed.): Verwaltungsrecht - Schriftsatzmuster und Erläuterungen, Nomos Verlag, pp. 2414-2428

2012

56 Contributions as author. In Löcher, Jens (ed.): Grundsicherung für Arbeitssuchende, SGB II, Nomos Verlag

2007 -

Author in Schiedermair / Wollenschläger (ed.): Handbuch des Ausländerrechts der Bundesrepublik Deutschland (esp. Humanitarian Migration Law)

2005

Statusrecht. In: Fricke / Ott (ed.): Verwaltungsrecht, 2nd edition, 2005, pp. 2341-2376

2003

Proposals for a Reform of Integration Law and Politics (together with Christopher Harbou for Michael Wollenschläger). In: Wollenschläger (ed.): Asylum and Integration in Member States of the EU, pp. 387-407

2003

The Need for Reforming the Integration Politics - Country Survey on Austria (for Eugen Antalovsky i.a.). In: Wollenschläger (ed.): Asylum and Integration in Member States of the EU, pp. 149-234

2003

The Need for Reforming the Integration Politics - Country Survey on Germany (for Michael Wollenschläger i.a.). In: Wollenschläger (ed.): Asylum and Integration in Member States of the EU, pp. 109-147

2003

Integration Standards in International Law (for Michael Wollenschläger). In: Wollenschläger (ed.): Asylum and Integration in Member States of the EU, pp. 25-105

2003

Introduction and Foreword (for Michael Wollenschläger). In: Wollenschläger (ed.): Asylum and Integration in Member States of the EU, pp. 17-23

2003

Non-Governmental and Gender-Related Persecution in Germany (together with Henning Frankenberger and Carsten Schütz). In Roßkopf (ed.): Agents and Victims, pp. 139-164

2003

Non-Governmental and Gender-Related Persecution and the Convention against Torture (together with Simone Karbach). In Roßkopf (ed.): Agents and Victims, pp. 63-73

2002

Statusrecht (together with Michael Wollenschläger). In Baumann / Eiding (ed.): Verwaltungsrecht - Muster und Erläuterungen, pp. 677-681

2002

Staatsangehörigkeitsrecht (together with Michael Wollenschläger). In: Baumann / Eiding (ed.): Verwaltungsrecht - Muster und Erläuterungen, pp. 671-676

2002

Asylrecht (together with Michael Wollenschläger). In: Baumann / Eiding (ed.): Verwaltungsrecht - Muster und Erläuterungen, pp. 449-458

2002

Ausländerrecht (together with Michael Wollenschläger). In: Baumann / Eiding (ed.): Verwaltungsrecht - Muster und Erläuterungen, pp. 439-447

1998-

Collaboration in Schiedermair / Wollenschläger (ed.): Handbuch des

2003

Ausländerrechts der Bundesrepublik Deutschland (esp. Luftverkehrsrecht, Staatshaftungsrecht, Verwaltungsrechtlicher Rechtsschutz)

 

Articles in Journals:

2019

 

International Social Work and the Promotion of the Sustainable Development Goals with Special Reference to Migration, Journal of Social Work in Developing Societies, 1 (2019), pp. 17-29

2017

Asylverfahren (und andere aufenthaltssichernde Maßnahmen), Jugendhilfe 2 (2017), pp. 117-125

2014

Aktuelle Rechtsfragen betreffend den Zuzug von Roma, AWR Bulletin 51 (2013), pp. 17-32

2012

Human Dignity and Asylum Reception Conditions: A German Perspective with a European Dimension?, AWR Bulletin 2012 (59), pp. 226-238

2012

Opening Address and Introduction into Subject: The Present State of the European Asylum Directives, AWR Bulletin 50 (2012), pp. 153-158

2012

Dublin III beyond M.S.S. and N.S., AWR Bulletin 50 (2012), pp. 60-79

2011

Integration and Identity: Concepts - Challenges - Universal Guidelines, AWR Bulletin 49 (2011), pp. 210-235

2011

Entzug der Staatsangehörigkeit im Licht der Motivationstheorie, AWR-Bulletin 49 (2011), pp. 180-203

2010

Migration as Challenge for the Social Welfare State - also a Contribution to 60 Years of Refugee Studies, AWR Bulletin 48 (2010), pp. 78-86

2009

Introduction: General Aspects of Migration in Romania and the States of Central Europe, AWR Bulletin 47 (2009), pp. 98-101

2008

Flüchtlingsboote auf dem Weg nach Europa, zugleich ein Beitrag zur Bestimmung der Geltungsfunktionen des Refoulementverbots, AWR Bulletin 46 (2008), pp. 204-233

2007

Europäische Regelungen des Minderheitenschutzes, AWR Bulletin 45 (2007), pp. 174-195

2007

Der Entwurf eines Gesetzes zur Umsetzung aufenthalts- und asylrechtlicher Richtlinien der Europäischen Union in das Recht der Bundesrepublik Deutschland, AWR Bulletin 45 (2007), pp. 114-136

2005

Zehn Thesen zur Zustandsverantwortlichkeit im Bodenschutzrecht, Altlasten-Spektrum 14 (2005), pp. 187-202

2005

Recht auf Heimat - Recht auf Rückkehr, AWR Bulletin 43 (2005), pp. 248-257

2003

Schutzlücke geschlossen? - Nichtstaatliche und geschlechtsspezifische Verfolgung nach dem Zuwanderungsgesetz im internationalen Vergleich, nah und fern, Heft 28, Februar 2003, pp. 248-257

2002

Flüchtlingsschutz und Integration aus internationaler Sicht - Der Verlust des Flüchtlingsschutzes und der Schutz integrierten Lebens, AWR Bulletin 40 (2002), pp. 154-165

2002

Die AWR-Deutsche Sektion. Geschichte und Gegenwart (zusammen mit Sandro Geis), AWR Bulletin 40 (2002), pp. 83-93

2001

Schutzlücke im deutschen Flüchtlingsrecht? - Der Schutz vor nichtstaatlicher Verfolgung im Licht der neuesten Rechtsprechung und Reformdebatte, AWR Bulletin 39 (2001), pp. 164-194

1996

   Kirchenasyl - Geschichte, Rechtsnatur, aktuelle Situation, AWR Bulletin 34 (1996), pp. 93-109

 

 

 

 

Experience

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University Management on Presidency and School Management

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Project Management in Third-Party Funded Projects

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Lawyer and Specialist Lawyer (for Public Law and Social Law) in Own Partnership Office

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Researcher and Project Coordinator for Association for the Study of the World Refugee Problem (AWR)

Awards

2003

PHD Award der Unterfränkische Gedenkjahrstiftung für Wissenschaft

2001 - 2003   

Scholar of the Episcopal Academic Advancement Cusanuswerks (PhD Grant)

1996 - 1998

Scholar of the Episcopal Academic Advancement Cusanuswerk (Student Grant)