Vice President Prof. Dr. Nele Matz-Lück

Vice President for international affairs, young researchers, equality and diversity

Christian-Albrechts-Platz 4, R. 102
Phone: +49 431 880-3002
Telefax: +49 431 880-7333

Curriculum Vitae Prof. Dr. Nele Matz-Lück

Since 2011, Prof. Dr. Nele Matz-Lück has been Chair of Public Law specialising in international law, in particular, maritime law, at Kiel University as well as co-director of the Walther Schücking Institute for International Law. She is also spokesperson for the Future Ocean network and was a member of the steering group of the university's priority research area Kiel Marine Science for several years.

She held the position of Adjunct Professor at Dalhousie University in Halifax, Canada. Between 2013 and 2018 she was also Adjunct Professor at K.G. Jebsen Centre for the Law of the Sea at the Arctic University of Norway, Tromsö. Since 2018 she has been a member of the Schleswig-Holstein regional constitutional court. Before her appointment at Kiel University, she worked as a research advisor at the Max Planck Institute for Comparative Public Law and International Law in Heidelberg. During this time she was also seconded for two years as a research associate at the Federal Constitutional Court.

In 2003, in Heidelberg, Nele Matz-Lück graduated with a doctoral degree in international law and completed her habilitation there, too. As well as passing the first and second state examinations in law, she completed an interdisciplinary LL.M. degree programme at the University of Aberystwyth, Wales, in “Environmental Law and Management”. In addition to international maritime law, her research and publication activities focus on international environmental law and international treaty law.