Stephan Schultz

Student Assistant


    Institute for International Law of Peace and Armed Conflict (IFHV) Ruhr University Bochum (RUB) Bochumer Fenster, 4th floor Massenbergstraße 9 B 44787 Bochum Germany



    Research Focus

    Public International Law


    09/2017 - 02/2018

    ERASMUS Studies in Law, University of Salzburg (Austria)

    Since 10/2015

    Studies in Law, Ruhr-University Bochum (Germany)


    A levels ('Abitur'), Gymnasium Norf, Neuss (Germany)

    Work Experience and other Activities

    06/2019 - 04/2021

    Student Assistant for the research project "Organisational Perspectives on Human Security Standards for Refugees in Germany", Gerda Henkel Stiftung, IFHV.

    Since 01/2019

    Student Assistant & Editorial Student Assistant of the "JILPAC", IFHV.

    Since 10/2018

    Member of the orga team of the Law and Global Challenges Study Group, Ruhr-University Bochum (RUB)

    Most recent Publications


    "Beyond Japan’s Decision: Is the Disposal of Nuclear Waste in the Sea Compatible with International Law?" (together with Sonja Susann Schäfer), Völkerrechtsblog,


    "Keeping it clean (part II) - On the protection of outer space as part of the environment", Voelkerrechtsblog, together with Maximilian Bertamini.


    "Keeping it clean (part I) - On the prohibition on the use of force in an ASAT context", Voelkerrechtsblog, together with Maximilian Bertamini.


    „Retter unter Verdacht“, Nomos Stud.iur 1/2018 with Kai Aschenbach and Niklas Püttmann.

    Conferences and Panels


    Regional Human Rights Systems from a Comparative Perspective, International Conference, EUI Florence.


    30 Years Anniversary Conference, The Past, Present and Future of International Law and Politics of Peace and Armed Conflict, IFHV Bochum. 

    Language Skills

    German (mother tongue)

    English (fluent)

    Latin ('Latinum')