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Prof. Dr. Tobias Helms

German civil law, international private law, comparative law

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The focus of the chair is on family and inheritance law. This applies to German, European and international family and inheritance law. Special emphasis in placed on comparative and interdisciplinary research.

Prof. Dr. Tobias Helms and his team deal in particular with problems of the law of filiation and descent as well as all questions relating to civil status law, from gender and names to entering and ending the legal relationships of couples. Another focus is on the internationalization and Europeanization of family and inheritance law.