CV

since 2021Extraordinary Professor of International Arms Control Law, Asser Institute, The Hague
since 2016Head of Research Group on International Law at PRIF
2016Senior Fellow, Research Group “The International Rule of Law – Rise or Decline?”, Berlin
2014Invited to the Professorship of International Law, Faculty of Law, University of Basel, Switzerland (declined)
2012Visiting Professor, California Western School of Law, San Diego, USA
2010Prize for Excellency in Teaching (Hertie Foundation and Land Hessen), awarded in recognition of the project “Refugee Law Clinic”
2009–2016Member of the Board of Directors, Centre for International Development and Environmental Research, Justus Liebig University Giessen
2009–2013Member, Academic Senate, Justus Liebig University Giessen
2006–2009Dean, Faculty of Law, Justus Liebig University Giessen
since 2005Visiting Professor, Law School, University of Wisconsin, Madison/Wisconsin (USA) (2008, 2011, 2013, 2014, 2015)
2003Wolfgang Mittermaier Prize, awarded for excellence in teaching
since 2001Permanent Visiting Professor of Constitutional Theory, University of Lucerne, Switzerland
since 2001Professor of Public Law and International Law, Faculty of Law, Justus Liebig University Giessen
2001Professor of Law, University of Strathclyde, Glasgow, UK
2000Habilitation, Faculty of Law, Goethe University Frankfurt/M.
1995Master of Philosophy (M.Phil.), University of Wales (UK)
1994Dr. iur. utr. (S.J.D. equivalent), Ruprecht Karls University Heidelberg
1990–2001Research Fellow and Senior Research Fellow, Max Planck Institute for Comparative Public Law and International Law, Heidelberg
1990First State Exam (J.D. equivalent), Heidelberg
1986Diploma in International Law and Relations, University College of Wales, Aberystwyth (UK)
1983–1990Studies in Law and International Relations in Mannheim, Aberystwyth/Wales (UK), Bonn and Heidelberg

Expertise

Prof. Dr Thilo Marauhn is working on the following issues:

  • Disarmament and nonproliferation
  • Peace operations
  • International humanitarian law
  • International criminal jurisdiction
  • Human Rights
  • Arms control
  • United Nations / Security Council
  • Public international law

Publications

Russian allegations of biological weapons activities in Ukraine | 2022

Jakob, Una/Jeremias, Gunnar/Kelle, Alexander/Marauhn, Thilo/Meier, Oliver/Nixdorff, Kathryn/Trapp, Ralf/de Vries, Barry (2022): Russian allegations of biological weapons activities in Ukraine, PRIF BLOG, 22.3.2022.

Show details
Sicherheitspolitische Zeitenwende: Welche Fähigkeiten braucht Deutschland, um den Frieden zu sichern? | 2022

Brockmeier, Sarah/Daase, Christopher/Deitelhoff, Nicole/Dembinski, Matthias/Fehl, Caroline/Junk, Julian/Kroll, Stefan/Marauhn, Thilo/Peez, Anton/Schörnig, Niklas (2022): Sicherheitspolitische Zeitenwende: Welche Fähigkeiten braucht Deutschland, um den Frieden zu sichern?, PRIF BLOG, 11.3.2022.

Show details
Frieden am Ende? Die Eskalation im Russland-Ukraine-Konflikt und die Rolle der Friedenspolitik | 2022

Daase, Christopher/Abb, Pascal/Dembinski, Matthias/Fehl, Caroline/Kroll, Stefan/Marauhn, Thilo/Peez, Anton (2022): Frieden am Ende? Die Eskalation im Russland-Ukraine-Konflikt und die Rolle der Friedenspolitik, PRIF BLOG, 24.2.2022.

Show details
Natural Resources in Times of Occupation | 2021

de Vries, Barry/Marauhn, Thilo (2021): Natural Resources in Times of Occupation, in: Fremuth, Michael Lysander/Griebel, Jörn/Heinsch, Robert (eds), Natural Resources and International Law – Developments and Challenges. A Liber Amicorum in Honour of Stephan Hobe.

Show details
Legal restraints on the use of military force | 2021

Marauhn, Thilo/de Vries, Barry (eds), (2021): Legal restraints on the use of military force. Collected Essays by Michael Bothe, Leiden/Boston: Brill | Nijhoff.

Show details
Fact-Finding as Diplomacy: The “Good Offices” of the International Humanitarian Fact-Finding Commission | 2021

Marauhn, Thilo (2021): Fact-Finding as Diplomacy: The “Good Offices” of the International Humanitarian Fact-Finding Commission, in: Hofmann, Rainer/Malkmus, Moritz (eds), 70 Jahre Genfer Konventionen. Stand und Perspektiven des humanitären Völkerrechts, Berlin, 99–114.

Show details
An Introduction to Michael Bothe’s Writings on “Legal Restraints on the Use of Military Force” | 2021

Marauhn, Thilo (2021): An Introduction to Michael Bothe’s Writings on “Legal Restraints on the Use of Military Force”, in: Marauhn,Thilo/Vries, Barry de (eds), Legal restraints on the use of military force, Leiden/Boston: Brill | Nijhoff, 1–12, www.doi.org/10.1163/9789004380592_002.

Show details
Verletzung von Schutzpflichten durch die Bundesrepublik in Afghanistan? | 2021

Marauhn, Thilo/Mengeler, Daniel/Strobel, Vera (2021): Verletzung von Schutzpflichten durch die Bundesrepublik in Afghanistan? Verfassungsrechtliche und völkerrechtliche Implikationen im Fall der Beendigung einer militärischen Intervention, VerfBlog, 7.10.2021.

Show details
Deutsche Außen- und Verteidigungspolitik vor dem BVerwG: extraterritoriale grundrechtliche Schutzpflichten bei US amerikanischen Drohneneinsätzen | 2021

Marauhn, Thilo/Mengeler, Daniel/Strobel, Vera (2021): Deutsche Außen- und Verteidigungspolitik vor dem BVerwG: extraterritoriale grundrechtliche Schutzpflichten bei US amerikanischen Drohneneinsätzen. Zugleich Besprechung von BVerwG, Urteil vom 25. November 2020 - 6 C 7.19, in: Archiv des Völkerrechts, 59:3, 328–351, DOI: 10.1628/avr-2021-0018.

Show details
Less is More: Limited Fact-Finding to Avoid Overburdening the European Court of Human Rights in inter-State Cases | 2021

Marauhn, Thilo (2021): Less is More: Limited Fact-Finding to Avoid Overburdening the European Court of Human Rights in inter-State Cases, Völkerrechtsblog, 29.4.2021.

Show details
How Many Deaths Can Art. 2 (4) UN Charter Die? | 2021

Marauhn, Thilo (2021): How Many Deaths Can Art. 2 (4) UN Charter Die?, in: Brock,Lothar/Simon, Hendrik (eds), The Justification of War and International Order, Oxford: Oxford Scholarship Online, 449–470, www.doi.org/10.1093/oso/9780198865308.001.0001.

Show details
Not a love affair | 2020

de Vries, Barry/Marauhn, Thilo (2020): Not a love affair. The relationship between the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons and the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty, in: Dunworth, Treasa/Hood, Anna (eds), Disarmament Law. Reviving the Field, London: Routledge, https://doi.org/10.4324/9780429436727.

Show details
Jumelage und Alliance for Multilateralism: Partnerschaften als diplomatisches Spezifikum der deutschen Außenpolitik | 2019

Deitelhoff, Nicole/Marauhn, Thilo (2019): Jumelage und Alliance for Multilateralism: Partnerschaften als diplomatisches Spezifikum der deutschen Außenpolitik, in: Christian, Ben/Coni-Zimmer, Melanie (Hg.), Deutschland im UN-Sicherheitsrat 2019–2020. Eine Halbzeitbilanz, (PRIF Report 6/2019), Frankfurt/M, 36–39.

Show details
Menschenrechte im Rahmen von Auslandseinsätzen der deutschen Polizei | 2019

Marauhn, Thilo/Thorn, Judith (2019): Menschenrechte im Rahmen von Auslandseinsätzen der deutschen Polizei, in: Kugelman, Daniel (Hg.), Polizei und Menschenrechte, Bonn: Bundeszentrale für politische Bildung, 222-236.

Show details
Die internationale Schutzverantwortung im Lichte des gerechten Friedens | 2019

Werkner, Ines-Jaqueline/Marauhn, Thilo (Hg.), (2019): Die internationale Schutzverantwortung im Lichte des gerechten Friedens, Wiesbaden: Springer VS, https://link.springer.com/book/10.1007/978-3-658-25538-1.

Show details
Der Beitrag der internationalen Schutzverantwortung zu einer Ethik des gerechten Friedens | 2019

Marauhn, Thilo (2019): Der Beitrag der internationalen Schutzverantwortung zu einer Ethik des gerechten Friedens, in: Werkner, Ines-Jacqueline/Marauhn, Thilo (Hg.), Die internationale Schutzverantwortung im Lichte des gerechten Friedens, Wiesbaden: Springer VS, 143-150, https://link.springer.com/book/10.1007/978-3-658-25538-1.

Show details
The International Rule of Law in Light of Legitimacy Claims | 2019

Marauhn, Thilo (2019): The International Rule of Law in Light of Legitimacy Claims, in: Krieger, Heike/Nolte, Gerorg/Zimmermann, Andreas (eds), The International Rule of Law. Rise or Decline? Foundational Challenges, Oxford: Oxford University Press, 277-301, https://global.oup.com/academic/product/the-international-rule-of-law-9780198843603?cc=de&lang=en&.

Show details
Institutionelle Friedenssicherung: Vereinte Nationen unter Druck. Wo sich ein deutsches Engagement lohnt | 2019

Bethke, Felix S./Coni-Zimmer, Melanie/Deitelhoff, Nicole/Dembinski, Matthias/Hofmann, Gregor P./Junk, Julian/Marauhn, Thilo/Niemann, Holger/Peez, Anton/Peters, Dirk/Ulbert, Cornelia/Wisotzki, Simone/Witt, Antonia (2019): Institutionelle Friedenssicherung: Vereinte Nationen unter Druck. Wo sich ein deutsches Engagement lohnt, in: Bonn International Center for Conversion (BICC)/Leibniz-Institut Hessische Stiftung Friedens- und Konfliktforschung (HSFK)/Institut für Friedensforschung und Sicherheitspolitik an der Universität Hamburg (IFSH)/Institut für Entwicklung und Frieden (INEF) (Hg.), Friedensgutachten 2019, Berlin: LIT Verlag, 115-135, www.friedensgutachten.de.

Show details
Power, Security, and Public International Law: An Intricate Relationship | 2019

Marauhn, Thilo/Stenzel, Marie-Christin (2019): Power, Security, and Public International Law: An Intricate Relationship, in: Kreide, Regina/Langenohl, Andreas (eds), Conceptualizing Power in Dynamics of Securitization. Beyond State and International System, Baden-Baden: Nomos, 265-289, https://www.nomos-shop.de/Kreide-Langenohl-Conceptualizing-Power-Dynamics-of-Securitization/productview.aspx?product=39725.

Show details
The Notion of Meaningful Human Control in Light of the Law of Armed Conflict | 2019

Marauhn, Thilo (2019): The Notion of Meaningful Human Control in Light of the Law of Armed Conflict, in: Heintschel von Heinegg, Wolff/Frau, Robert/Singer, Tassilo (eds), Dehumanization of Warfare. Legal Implications of New Weapon Technologies, Cham: Springer, 207-218, https://www.springer.com/de/book/9783319672649.

Show details
Friedenssicherungsrecht und humanitäres Völkerrecht unter Druck | 2017

Marauhn, Thilo/Thorn, Judith (2017): Friedenssicherungsrecht und humanitäres Völkerrecht unter Druck, in: Schoch, Bruno/Heinemann-Grüder, Andreas/Hauswedell, Corinna/Hippler, Jochen/Johannsen, Margret (Hg.), Friedensgutachten 2017, Münster: LIT Verlag, 56-68, www.friedensgutachten.de.

Show details
Kapitel 16: Privat- und Familienleben | 2013

Thorn, Judith/Marauhn, Thilo (2013): Kapitel 16: Privat- und Familienleben, in: Dörr, Oliver/Grote, Rainer/Marauhn, Thilo (Hg.), EMRK/GG. Konkordanzkommentar zum europäischen und deutschen Grundrechtsschutz, (Bd. 2.Aufl.), Tübingen: Mohr Siebeck.

Show details

Other professional activities

since 2022Principal Investigator at Regional Research Center Transformations of Political Violence (TraCe)
since 2017President of the International Humanitarian Fact-finding Commission (IHFFC)
since 2014Project leader on collective security in a collaborative research project funded by the German Research Foundation “Dynamics of Security. Securitization in a Historical Perspective”
since 2012Member, International Humanitarian Fact-finding Commission (IHFFC)
since 2008Member, Advisory Board, German Foreign Office on the United Nations
2008–2011Project leader in a collaborative project as part of the EU’s 7th Framework Program “Regulating Privatisation of ‘War’: The Role of the EU in Assuring Compliance with International Humanitarian Law and Human Rights”
since 2006Liaison Professor, German National Academic Foundation (Studienstiftung des deutschen Volkes)
since 2004Member, African Law Association; Chairperson (2009-2013)
2003–2013Member, Scientific Advisory Board, Peace Research Institute Frankfurt/Main, Germany; Chairperson (2006-2013)
2002–2009Member, Scientific Advisory Board, Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development; Chairperson (2006-2009)
since 2001Member, German Society of International Law; member of the Council (since 2009)
since 2000Member of the Association of German Constitutional Law Scholars (Vereinigung der Deutschen Staatsrechtslehrer e.V.)
since 1995Member, Advisory Committee on International Humanitarian Law of the German Red Cross; Deputy Chairperson (since 2011); Chairperson (since 2014)