IHU Legal Studies Faculty

Prof. Dr. Dr. h.c. Peter F. Schlosser

Prof. Dr. Dr. h.c. Peter F. Schlosser
1935

Born: 26 March 1935 at Kitzingen/Main (Bavaria) as son of assistant master Artur Schlosser und non-classical secondary school teacher Lina Schlosser, née Ziegler.

1939/49

Residing at Bad Tölz (Bavaria), entering elementary school and classical secondary school (Gymnasium) of which father was headmaster.

1949Family moves to Würzburg (Bavaria), where father had become headmaster of the "Mozart Gymnasium".
1953Matriculation at Siebold-non-classical secondary school.  Beginning studies of business economics at the Julius-Maximilians-Universität of Würzburg.
1954Changeover to studies of legal sciences.
1955/56Studies at the Faculty of Law and Economics of the Friedrich Wilhelms Universität Bonn.
1957Erste Juristische Staatsprüfung (First Legal State Examination). Beginning to work as “Rechtsreferendar”.
1958Three visits of the Faculté International de Droit Comparé in Luxembourg.
1959/601 year studies of law and political sciences in Paris as a scholarship holder of the French Government.
1961Graduation in Würzburg with a dissertation on the subject “Der Grundsatz ‘keine Strafe ohne Schuld’ als Verfassungsgarantie” (The Principle of 'no Punishment without Guilt' as a Constitutional Guarantee). Starting work as a scientific assistant at the Seminar of German and Foreign Procedural Law (director: Prof. Dr. Walther J. Habscheid).
1962

Zweite Juristische Staatsprüfung (Second Legal State Examination).

1965“Habilitation”  at the Würzburg Julius Maximilians Universität with the thesis “Gestaltungsklagen und Gestaltungsurteile” (Constitutive Judgements and Law Suits Aimed at them).
1967After 1 1/2 years of a temporary lecturership, call to the professorship for Zivilprozessrecht, Bürgerliches Recht und Rechtsphilosophie (Civil Procedure, Civil Law and Legal Philosophy) at the Philipps-Universität of Marburg/Lahn (Hessen)
1969-1973

In regular intervals professorship at the Faculté International de Droit Comparé of Strasbourg.

1969Marriage with Astrid Schlosser, née Romann. Birth of son "Florian".
1969/71Dean of the Faculty of Law and Economics at the University of Marburg.
1972Call to a chair of Zivilprozessrecht und Bürgerliches Recht (Civil Procedure and Civil Law) at the newly founded university of Augsburg (Bavaria).
1972/75

Member of the Commission set up by the German Federal Ministry of Justice for Preparing the Act on Standard Form Provisions in Contracts.

Guest Member of the Commission set up by the German Federal Ministry of Justice for Preparing the New German Law on Divorce.

Rapporteur of the Working Group of the Council of the European Communities for Preparing the Accession of the Kingdom of Denmark, Ireland and the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland to the Convention on Jurisdiction and Enforcement of Judgments in Civil and Commercial Matters.

1973Birth of son “Philipp”.
1977Call to a chair for Deutsches, Internationales und Ausländisches Zivilprozessrecht sowie Bürgerliches Recht (German, International and Foreign Civil Procedure as well as for Civil Law) of the Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität of Munich.
1981-Member of the board of directors of the German Arbitration Institute. Since that time serving as an arbitrator on multiple occasions.
1982/87Local board member of the German-American Lawyers Association.
1986/88

Dean of the Law Faculty of the Julius Maximilians Universität München

1989Visiting Professor at the University of Michigan Law School.
1989/97President of the "Wissenschaftliche Vereinigung für Internationales Verfahrensrecht".
Oct 90Visiting Professor for international civil procedure at the Chuo University, Tokyo.
1991/94Member of the Commission set up by the German Federal Ministry of Justice for Elaborating a new  Book 10 (on arbitration) of the Code of Civil Procedure
1992Honorary member of the Italian civil procedure association.
1996/2002Managing Director of the Institut für Anwaltsrecht at the University of Munich.
2001Retirement from the teaching activities of the professorship in Munich ("Emeritierung").
2005Publication of “Grenzüberschreitungen, Beiträge zum internationalen Verfahrensrecht und zur Schiedsgerichtsbarkeit, Festschrift (liber amicorum) für Peter Schlosser zum 70. Geburtstag“, 1175 u. XV Seiten, erschienen bei Mohr Siebeck, Tübingen