Personal Information

Professor Wiater (born 1982) is married and mother of two daughters and a son.

Academic Career

06/2019 Habilitation at the Faculty of Law of LMU Munich (Venia legendi for Public Law, European Union Law, Public International Law, Legal Theory and Comparative Law)
08/2012 Doctorate in Political Sciences, Albert Ludwigs University Freiburg
10/2004 – 02/2011 Master Studies in Political Sciences, German Literature, Public and Public International Law, University of Augsburg
10/2008 – 10/2010 Legal clerkship at the regional court of Freiburg
10/2008 French-German Doctorate in Law (Cotutelle de thèse), University of Strasbourg, France, and University of Leipzig, Germany
10/2001 – 02/2005 Certificate of Legal English and Legal French, University of Augsburg
10/2001 – 01/2006 Law studies at the University of Augsburg

Professional Practice

since 08/2021 Chair for Public Law, Public International Law and Human Rights at Friedrich Alexander University Erlangen Nürnberg
10/2018 – 07/2021 Tenure Track Professor for Public Law, in particular Fundamental Rights and Human Rights at Friedrich Alexander University Erlangen Nürnberg
10/2016 – 09/2018 Academic Councillor (“Akademische Rätin/Oberrätin“) at the Institute for Politics and Public Law (“Institut für Politik und Öffentliches Recht”), Ludwig Maximilians University Munich, Faculty of Law
since 04/2012 Lecturer at Ludwig Maximilians University Munich, Faculty of Law
 2012/2013 Lecturer at „Hochschule für Politik“ Munich
10/2011 – 10/2016 Councillor at the Bavarian State Ministry for Education, Sciences and the Arts
09/2008 – 07/2010 Research Assistant at the Chair of Constitutional and Administrative Law (Professor T. Würtenberger) at Albert Ludwigs University Freiburg, collaboration in multidisciplinary research projects on security technologies and civil security (“AISIS” and “ILOV”)
04/2008 – 08/2008 Research Assistant at the University of Strasbourg (Professor C. Grewe), France
04/2007 – 06/2007 Traineeship at the European Court of Human Rights (Research Division)
09/2006 – 10/2006 Traineeship at the European Court of Human Rights (German Division)

Research Interests

The main research interests of Professor Wiater are Constitutional Law, EU Law and Public International Law as well as the Didactics of Law Teaching.


Professor Wiater is co-publisher of the “Zeitschrift für Didaktik der Rechtswissenschaft” (ZDRW).

The magazine is available via the Nomos eLibrary here.

Scholarships and Prizes

10/2013 – 12/2016 Habilitation scholarship funded by “Bayerische Gleichstellungsförderung”
since 2012 Habilitation scholarship funded by the Excellence-Programme “LMU Mentoring”
12/2009 Dissertation prize „Marc Otto“ by „Fondation Saint-Thomas“ (law thesis)
11/2008 Dissertation prize by Dr. Feldbausch- Stiftung (law thesis)
2008 Funding for printing costs by VG-Wort (law thesis)
06/2007 – 10/2008 Doctoral scholarship by European Doctoral College, Straßburg
03/2007 – 09/2007 Doctoral scholarship by Deutscher Akademischer Austausch Dienst
02/2007 – 10/2008 Doctoral scholarship by Deutsch-Französische Hochschule