Lectures at the University of Bergen

published on June 5, 2017

Konrad Lachmayer spent a research period at the University of Bergen in Norway in June 2017.

During his stay he gave a lecture on “Austrian Legal Culture” and “Constitutional Law and Time: The Perspective of Future Generations” at the Faculty of Law.

JUST PUBLISHED – Austrian Legal Culture

published on May 10, 2017

Konrad Lachmayer published together with Niklas Sonntag the article “Austrian Legal Culture”, in Søren Koch/Knut Einar Skodvin/Jørn Øyrehagen Sunde (eds), Comparing legal cultures.

Hardcover: 358 pages
ISBN-13: 9788245020915

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Professorship for Public Law at the Sigmund Freud University

published on May 2, 2017

As of 1 May 2017 Konrad Lachmayer is a professor for public law at the Sigmund Freud University in Vienna.

Konrad Lachmayer has taken up a professorship at the Sigmund Freud University (SFU). He will teach and research on national and international aspects of public law, European law and the foundations of law.


The SFU is a private university based in Vienna and is the first Austrian private university to offer legal studies.

JUST PUBLISHED – The Austrian Constitutional Court

published on April 26, 2017

Konrad Lachmayer published “The Austrian Constitutional Court” in : András Jakab / Arthur Dyevre / Giulio Itzcovich (eds.), Comparative Constitutional Reasoning at Cambridge University Press.

Format: Hardback
ISBN: 9781107085589

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JUST PUBLISHED – “The Enforcement of EU Law and Values: Questioning the Basic Values”

published on April 3, 2017

Konrad Lachmayer wrote an article about ” Questioning the Basic Values – Austria and Jörg Haider”. It was published in Jakab/Kochenov (eds), The Enforcement of EU Law and Values at the Oxford University Press.

The EU 14’s measures against Austria in 2000 are an interesting episode in the history of European integration. From today’s perspective we get the impression that the whole response from the EU Member States to the Austrian situation was a failure and history today shows that Jörg Haider never threatened democracy and the Rule of Law in Austria. This chapter argues against this understanding by not only retracing the core part of the story but also extending the perspectives on the year 2000 to the past and the future. … more →