Law & Philosophy, Frankfurt University, 1972 - 2006
Law, Johann-Wolfgang-Goethe University, 1974
Administrative Law, Human Resources Law
Prof. Dr. iur. Dr. phil. Paul Tiedemann studied Law and Economics in Frankfurt am Main Johann-Wolfgang-Goethe University (1969-1974) and German University of Administrative Sciences Speyer (1975). He obtained the title "Dr. iur." in 1976 with a dissertation on the branch of administrative law; moreover he received the title "Dr. phil." in 2006 with a thesis on the field of philosophical humanitarian right. He has taken judging responsibility in Hessian Administrative Jurisdiction since December 1979 and also for many years in Frankfurt Administrative Court. Furthermore he gave lectures regarding to general administrative law and constitutional law in Wiesbaden University of Applied Sciences (Police and Administration) between the years 1988-2004. He gave lectures regarding to philosophy of law in Saarland University between the years 2004-2007 and also refugee law in Gießen Justus-Liebig University since 2007 fall. He found Refugee Law Clinic in there for the first time in Germany. He awarded the prize "Exzellenz in der Lehre" (Excellence in the Doctrine) of Hessian Academy amount of 100,000 Euro with his team. He has been in charge in Gießen University since July 2011 as Honorable Professor. Prof. Dr. Dr. Tiedemann is one of the founding members of "Neue Richtersvereinigung NRV" (New Association of Judges) and member of "International Association of Refugee Law Judges (IARLJ)" and "Internationalen Vereinigung für Rechts- und Sozialphilosophie IVR" (International Association of Philosophy of Law and Social Philosophy). Until 2011 he has 149 titles in his publication list. The third edition of his comprehensive major work, named "Human Dignity as a Legal Concept- A Philosophical Explanation" will be published as the third edition within 2012.