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Olaf Werner

law educator

Olaf Werner, German law educator. Awarded Conferment of Order of Merit of Federal Republic Germany, 1997.

Background

Werner, Olaf was born on August 18, 1939 in Cologne, Germany. Son of Carl and Hertha (Flosky) Werner.

Education

Doctor iuris utr., University Cologne, 1967. Habilitation, University Goettingen, 1981.

Career

Professor law University Muenster, Germany, 1982, University Marburg, Germany, 1982-1991, University Jena, Germany, 1992—2005, director Ernst-Abbe Institute for foundational issues, since 2005. President Conference German Law Faculties, 1995-1999. Judge Thuringian Court Appeal, 1996-2004.

Membership

Active committee member Friedrich-Naumann Foundation, since 1987, German National Theatre Weimar and Staatskapelle Foundation, since 2001. Curator Hans-Meinecke Foundation, since 1989, Citibank Foundation, 2000-2004. Member executive board Ernst-Abbe Foundation, 1992-1904, Kultur Foundation Jena, since 2001.

Educational director Thuringian Academy Administration and Business, Erfurt, since 1992. Member City Parliament, 1999-2004. Member advisory board Federal Association German Foundations, since 2001.

Member Saxonian Academy of Sciences, Rotary (president Jena chapter 1995-1996).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Classical and sacred music, french history.

Connections

Married Hilde Fuengeling, July 29, 1966. Children: Almuth, Nadine.

father:
Carl Werner

mother:
Hertha (Flosky) Werner

spouse:
Hilde Fuengeling

children:
Almuth Werner

Nadine Werner