Zentrum für Internationales



Heads of the Centre for International Affairs

Prof. Dr. Stefan Magen, M.A.
Chair in Public Law, Legal Philosophy, and Law and Economics

Prof. Dr. Pierre Thielbörger, M.PP. (Harvard)
Institute for International Law of Peace and Armed Conflict (IFHV)


Dr. Judit Beke-Martos, LL.M., Ph.D.
Responsible for foreign-language law lectures and contact with partner faculties
Phone: +49 234 32-27681
Email: Judit.Beke-Martos@rub.de

Dr. Beke-Martos joined the Legal Faculty of the Ruhr University Bochum in October 2015.
Prior to that, she was the Assistant Director of the Law & Language Center at the Legal Faculty of the Friedrich Schiller University Jena as well as a Lecturer and Researcher at the Legal Faculty of the University of Mannheim. She earned her J.D. and Ph.D. in Law at the Eötvös Loránd University in Budapest, and her LL.M in US and Global Business Law at Suffolk University Law School (SULS) in Boston, MA, USA.

She spent a year in residence as a Visiting Scholar at SULS in Boston (2008-2009), where she conducted comparative research in constitutional and legal history and gave lectures to students, faculty and other interested audiences. She spent three months in residence as a Foreign Legal Researcher at the Legal History Institute of Gent University (2015) conducting research on the 19th Century constitutional history of Europe.

She published a book and several scholarly articles on various topics in English, German and Hungarian. Her current research interest focuses on American-European comparative constitutional law and legal history including legal tradition and culture.
She is a member of the European Society for Comparative Legal History as well as its Membership Committee and a strong supporter of international academic cooperation.



Hendrik Schwarz
Research Associate
Responsible for Erasmus and the LL.M.-programme for foreign post-graduates
Phone: +49 234 32-26868
Email: zfi-jura@ruhr-uni-bochum.de

Sabine Jannett
Phone: +49 234 32-22007
Email: zfi-jura@rub.de

Julia Mrozewicz
Student Assistant

Friederike Zahner
Student Assistant

Diana Ruth Bruch
Student Assistant

Manuel Schröder
Student IT Assistant

Former Staff Members

  • Hans-Christian Gräfe
  • Lisa Koslowski
  • Sophie Bachem
  • Moritz Schroeder
  • Tobias Guth
  • Arne Schüler
  • Tim Pfenner
  • Hena Randjoor
  • Sina Reichel