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Olaf Werner, German Law educator. Awarded Conferment of Order of Merit of Federal Republic Germany, 1997. Active committee member Friedrich-Naumann Foundation, 1987; curator Hans-Meinecke Foundation, since 1989; member Executive Board Ernst-Abbe Foundation, since 1992; educational director Thuringian Academy Administration and Business, Erfurt, since 1992; Member Saxonian Academy Science, Rotary (president Jena chapter 1995-1996).


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


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


Professor of law, University Muenster, Germany, 1982; professor of law, University Marburg, Germany, 1982-1991; professor of law, University Jena, Germany, since 1992. Member committee of Friedrich-Naumann Foundation, since 1987, president Conference German Law Faculties, since 1995. Judge Thuringian Court Appeal, since 1996.


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).


  • Other Interests

    Avocations: classical and sacred music, French history.


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

Carl Werner

Hertha (Flosky) Werner

Hilde Fuengeling

Nadine Werner

Almuth Werner