Tobias Wirthle

PhD Student


    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 Interests

    Public International Law, International Human Rights Law

    Research Focus

    PhD project: „Beyond the Historic Divide – Towards Effective Socio-economic Rights Adjudication in the UN Human Rights System”
    Supervisor: Prof. Dr. James Fowkes



    First Legal State Exam

    10/2013 - 10/2019

    Studies in Law, Albert-Ludwigs-Universität Freiburg, Westfälische Wilhelms-Universität Münster, Vilnius University, specialization in ‘Public International Law and European Law’


    A levels (‘Abitur’), Schiller-Gymnasium Offenburg

    08/2010 - 02/2011

    Exchange Student at Oconomowoc High School, Oconomowoc WI, USA

    Work Experience and other Activities

    06/2020 - 04/2021

    Research Assistant, kwm-Rechtsanwälte Münster, medical law, labor law

    Since 05/2021

    Research Assistant, Institute of Criminal Law and Criminology - Chair of German and European Criminal Law, Westfälische Wilhelms-Universität Münster

    12/2019 - 05/2020

    Research Assistant, Wolter-Hoppenberg Rechtsanwälte Münster/Hamm, public service law, public procurement law

    09/2017 - 03/2018

    Philip C. Jessup International Law Moot Court Competition

    Language Skills

    German (mother tongue)

    English (fluent)

    Latin (latinum)

    Lithuanian (beginner)