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Prof. Dr. Clemens Arzt

Department of Police and Security Management
Professor for Public and Administrative Law
Specialist area: Public and Administrative Law
Professor


T: +49 (0)30 30877-2872
F: +49 (0)30 30877-2819
E: clemens.arzt@hwr-berlin.de


Visitor's address
Lichtenberg Campus
Building 1
Room 1.1055
Alt Friedrichsfelde 60
10315 Berlin

Postal address
Hochschule für Wirtschaft und Recht Berlin
Lichtenberg Campus
Alt-Friedrichsfelde 60
10315 Berlin
Germany

 

Academic and Professional Career

  • 2010–2012: Vice-president of the Berlin School of Economics and Law (BSEL)
  • 2005 and 2010: Offered professorial positions at the Universities of Applied Sciences in Hamburg and North Rhine Westphalia (offers rejected)
  • Since 1999: Professor of Public and Administrative Law at the FHVR Berlin (now BSEL)
  • 1997-1999: Research associate at the University of Bremen, Research Centre for European Environmental law
  • 1993-1997: Lawyer in law firms specialising in civil law and environmental law in Bremen and Berlin
  • 1991-1993: In-house counsel of Greenpeace Germany (registered association)
  • 1990-1991: Expert adviser to the Senate Department for Urban Design and Environmental Protection in Berlin on energy law and atomic energy law
  • 1989: Doctor of Laws with a thesis comparing from a legal point of view the supervision of electricity prices in the USA and Germany
  • 1989-1990: Research associate at the ZIRP (Centre of European Law and Politics) in Bremen
  • 1988: Licence to practise the law in Bremen (until 2007)
  • 1980-1988: Studied Law in Bremen (single-phase legal training), Bologna/Italy and San Francisco/USA and qualified as lawyer

Key Aspects of practise

  • Police law and right of assembly in practical police work
  • Protection of basic rights and human rights
  • Energy law and consumer protection
  • Heat supplier contracting

International contacts (e. g.)

  • Research visit in summer semester 2003 to Hastings College of the Law, San Francisco/ USA (police surveillance operations in the USA)
  • Research visit in winter semester 2006/07 to the University of Trento/ Italy (Libertà di Riunione – freedom of assembly in Italy)
  • Guest lectures at various universities, incl., Växjö/Sweden, Maribor/Slovenia, Olsztyn/Poland, Tallinn/Estonia, Università Bocconi in Milan/Italy, South Western University of Finance, Chengdu/People’s Republic of China
  • Since 2008 Visiting Professor of German Constitutional Law at the University of Trento/Italy

External relations

  • Federation of German Consumer Organisations (vzbv)
  • BBA, Berlin (an academy for the real estate industry)
  • Berliner ImpulsE (a programme of the Berlin Senate to promote energy efficiency – in collaboration with the energy and environmental consultants EUMB Pöschk)
  • Forum Contracting (registered association) (a specialist independent forum specialising in energy contracting)
  • Bremer Energie Institut
  • University of Trento/Italy
  • University of Olsztyn/Poland (International Conference on Human Rights)
  • Children’s University Lichtenberg (KUL) – an initiative of the BSEL

Expert for

  • Police law
  • Law of assembly
  • Energy law
  • Energy contracting law

Key Aspects in Teaching

  • Police law
  • Law of assembly

Research Projects and Fields

  • Real Time Security Management System for German and Israeli road infrastructures (tunnels) (RETISS) - commissioned by the Federal Highway Research Institute (BASt) (completion date: 2013)
  • Protection of critical infrastructures (tunnels and bridges) (SKRIBT) – commissioned by the Federal Highway Research Institute (BASt) (completion date: 2011)
  • Vehicle automation and law - commissioned by the Federal Highway Research Institute (BASt) (completion date: 2011)
  • Energy contracting and rental law – commissioned by the Federal Office for Building and Planning (completion date: 2009)
  • Freedom of assembly in Italy (completion date: 2008)

Selected, current Publications

  • Verbunddateien des BKA – Zeitgerechte Flurbereinigung, Neue Juristische Wochenschrift 2011, 352 ff.
  • Arzt/Eier, Zur Rechtmäßigkeit der Speicherung personenbezogener Daten in „Gewalttäter“-Verbunddateien des Bundeskriminalamtes, Deutsches Verwaltungsblatt 2010, 816 ff.
  • Gefährderansprache gegenüber Jugendlichen durch die Polizei, in: Durchsichten, Clearingstelle Jugendhilfe/Polizei (Hg.), Berlin 2010, 267 ff.
  • Section Control und allgemeine Videoüberwachung im Straßenverkehr, Neue Zeitschrift für Verkehrsrecht, 2010, 113 ff.
  • Das Bayerische Versammlungsgesetz von 2008, Die Öffentliche Verwaltung 2009, 381 ff.
  • Policing under the Rule of Law - Constitutional Rights as a Legal Constraint on Policing in Germany and in the United States of America, in: Auf dem Weg zur Hochschule für öffentliche Aufgaben (…), Treubrodt/Kirstein (Hg.), Berlin 2008, 19 ff.
  • Libertà di Riunione, Versammlungsfreiheit in Italien, Trento/Italien 2008
  • Dal 1970 al 2007: tutela della privacy e protezione dei dati personali nella esperienza tedesca, in: La legge sulla privacy 10 anni dopo, Ferrari, G. F. (Hrsg.), Milano/Italien 2008
  • Präventionsstaat zwischen Rechtsgüterschutz und Abbau von Freiheitsrechten in den USA, in: Terrorismus und Rechtsstaatlichkeit (…) , Kurt Graulich/Dieter Simon (Hg.), Berlin 2007, 241 ff.
  • Automatisierte Kennzeichenerkennung, in: Handbuch zum Recht der Inneren Sicherheit, 2. Auflage, Roggan, F. und Kutscha, M. (Hrsg.), Berlin 2006, 230 ff.