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Lorenz Wielenga

Lorenz Wielenga studied law at the University of Münster, the Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam and the Universidad Autónoma de Madrid. He majored in human rights protection, international law and comparative law. He also completed additional studies in Anglo-American common law. He is an alumnus of the German National Academic Foundation.

Lorenz worked as a student assistant for Prof. Dr. Petra Pohlmann at the Institute for International Business Law at the University of Münster. While working for the NGO "Advocates Abroad", he advised refugees in Athens on the asylum process. In 2021, he worked as campaign manager for the Bundestag candidacy of Federal Minister Svenja Schulze. Since January 2022, he has been a research assistant and doctoral student at the Academy for European Human Rights Protection at the University of Cologne.

Areas of Research

  • European Human Rights Protection
  • International Law
  • Constitutional law
  • Comparative law


Lorenz Wielenga
Research Assistant

Telephone +49 221 470-2095
E-mail lorenz.wielenga(at)