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Univ.-Prof. Dr. Markus Wimmer

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Head of Institute

Curriculum Vitae

born in Steyr

general qualification for university entrance at the humanistic gymnasium in Horn

graduation in law, study at the Karl-Franzens-University Graz

court practice in Steyr

trainee lawyer in Steyr

university assistant for Roman law at o.Univ.Prof. DDr. Georg Klingenberg

doctorate in law

trainee lawyer in Linz (Prof. Dr. Alfred Haslinger & Partner)

bar exam, grade "very good"

habilitation for "Roman law" and teaching authorization (venia docendi for "Roman law")

Associate Professor at JKU Linz

self-employed lawyer (30.06.2005-30.09.2008)


1. Study section
Lecture: Roman obligations (summer semester)

Lecture: Roman property law and principles of personal and inheritance law (winter semester)

Roman law - conversatory and exercise (winter and summer semester - ongoing lecture)

2. Stude section
Major field of study legal history, philosophy and comparison:

1. major field of study: Working group - cases from Roman law

(winter and summer semester - block course)

2. major field of study: Selected areas of Roman law

(winter and summer semester - block course)


Courses in the context of the multimedia diploma program:
1. major field of study: Review of Roman law (winter semester)