Prof. Dr. Henning Jessen

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  • born 1976


  • 2006 Second State Exam in Law, Hanseatic Higher Regional Court, Hamburg, Germany
  • 2005 Martin-Luther-Universität Halle-Wittenberg, Germany
  • 2003-2004 LL.M., Master in Admiralty and Maritime Law, Tulane Law School, New Orleans, USA
  • 2002-2003: Researcher at the University of Hamburg1
  • 1999-2000: Law Studies at Copenhagen Business School, Denmark
  • 1996-2002 Law Studies at Christian-Albrechts-Universität Kiel, Germany, First State Exam in Law (2002) at the Higher Regional Court in Schleswig, Germany

Professional Experience

  • 2006-2008 Trade lawyer for the German government (WTO law, German Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development, Berlin, Germany)
  • 2008-2012 Professor for Transport Law and Shipping Law, University of Applied Sciences Bremen, Germany
  • 2012-2016 Associate Professor for Public Maritime Law, especially for the Law of the Sea, University of Hamburg, Germany
  • Numerous publications and conference presentations in the area of maritime law since 2009