Mahulena Hofmann

Mahulena Hofmann

Full professor of the SES Chair in Satellite Communication and Media Law

Research Topics International law, European law, Space communications law, Media law, Eastern European law
Faculty or Centre Faculty of Law, Economics and Finance
Research Unit RU Law
Postal Address Weicker Building, Université du Luxembourg
4, rue Alphonse Weicker
L-2721 Luxembourg
Campus Office C204
Email
Telephone (+352) 46 66 44 6174

Curriculum Vitae

  • 10 May 1957 born in Prague, Czechoslovakia.
  • 1976 - 1980 Law studies at the Law Faculty of the Charles University, Prague.
  • 1981 „Rigorosum“ examination (international law), degree JUDr.
  • 1980 – 1984 „Aspirantura“ = post-graduate studies in the field of international law, Czechoslovak Academy of Science.
  • 1984 Defense of the thesis „Remote Sensing of the Earth from Space - Legal Aspects“, research degree CSc. (candidate of sciences) in international law.
  • 1984 - 1992 Research Fellow at the Institute of State and Law of the Czechoslovak Academy of Science, Prague (space and telecommunications law, international law, law of mass media).
  • Since 1986 Member, International Institute of Space Law of the International Astronautical Federation (IISL).
  • 1990 - 1992 Scholarship of the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation at the Max Planck Institute for Comparative Public Law and International Law, Heidelberg, Germany.
  • 1992 – 2006 Research Fellow at the Max Planck Institute for Comparative Public Law and International Law, Heidelberg; major fields of research: comparative constitutional law, legal developments in the Eastern European Countries, human rights law, telecommunications and space law.
  • Since 1996 Alternate Member of the Space Law Committee of the International Law Association.
  • Since 2000 Lecturer at the Faculty of Law of the Charles University, Prague, Czech Republic: Public International Law, Constitutional Law of the Transformation Countries; Transformation Countries and International Law.
  • 2001-2005 Lecturer at the Faculty of Law, University Bielefeld: Introduction into the Legal Order of the Russian Federation.
  • 2002- 2008 Member of the Committee on Human Rights and Practice of the International Law Association.
  • 2004- 2005 Lecturer at the Faculty of Law, University Heidelberg: European Law.
  • Since 2004 Member of the European Centre for Space Law (ECSL).
  • 2005: Submission of the “habilitation thesis” on “Position of International and European Law in the Legal Systems of the Transformation Countries of Central and Eastern Europe” to the Faculty of Law, University of Cologne.
  • 2006: degree “Privatdozentin”; venia legendi in European, Public International, Comparative Constitutional and Eastern European Law.
  • 2006- 2011 Professor at the Faculty of Law, University Giessen in European Law and Transition Studies; courses taught on European Law, International Law and Comparative Constitutional Law.
  • Since October 2006 corresponding, since 2010 full member of the International Astronautical Academy.
  • Since 2007 Member of the Committee of Experts under the Council of Europe Charter for Regional and Minority Languages, on behalf of the Czech Republic.
  • Since 2009 Honorary professor at the University Giessen.
  • Since 1 September 2011 Professor at the Faculty of Law, Economics and Finance, University of Luxembourg, SES Chair in Satellite Communications and Media Law.
  • Since 2011 Member of the Board of Directors of the International Institute of Space Law.
  • Since 2012 Arbitrator with the Permanent Court of Arbitration for disputes related to space activities.
  • Since 2013 on the list of ad hoc judges of the European Court of Human Rights.

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Last updated on: Tuesday, 27 January 2015

Recent publications

 

Ownership of Satellites

Hofmann, Mahulena; Loukakis, Andreas

4th Luxembourg Workshop on Space and Satellite Communication Law

1. Auflage 2017

ISBN print: 978-3-8487-3921-9

Click here to see the details of the book on the editor's web page.

 

 

Dispute Settlement in the Area of Space Communication

2nd Luxembourg Workshop on Space and Satellite Communication Law
2015, 202 pp.

ISBN 978-3-8487-1852-8

Click here to see the details of the book on the editor's web page.

International Regulations of Space Communications

 

International Regulations of Space Communications - Current issues

Edited by Mahulena Hofmann, the book gathers contributions from Francis Lyall, Mark Williamson, Frans von der Dunk, Yvon Henri, Peter Stubbe, Elina Morozova-Zaytseva, Gerry Oberst, Mark D. Cole, Marco Ferrazzani, Roland Thurmes, Shree Krishna Sharma, Björn Ottersten and Symeon Chatzinotas.

This book aims at covering the current developments in the field of space communications. It brings together different viewpoints of authors, specializing in both the legal and technical areas, but also provides a valuable survey of the difficulties encountered in telecommunications. Unprecedented in the field, this text is aimed at private companies dealing with international communications, as well as for universities and academics.

Click here to see the details of the book on the editor's web page.

 

 

 



Last updated on: 18 Apr 2017

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2019

Full Text
See detailMining in Outer Space: Legal Aspects
Hofmann, Mahulena; Bergamasco, Federico

in Tams, Christian; Bungenberg, Marc; Krajewski, Markus (Eds.) European Yearbook of International Economic Law 2018 (2019)

See detailIntroduction to Space Law
Masson-Zwaan, Tanja; Hofmann, Mahulena

Book published by Kluwer - revised (2019)

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2018

See detailSpace Resources: Regulatory Aspects
Hofmann, Mahulena

in Hofmann, Mahulena; Blount, Percy (Eds.) Innovation in Outer Space: International and African Legal Perspectives (2018)

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See detailSpace-Based Services Supporting Refugees: Legal Aspects
Hofmann, Mahulena; Aloisio, Gerome; Rinaldis, Loredana

in Masson-Zwaan, Tanja; Blount, Percy; Moro-Aguilar, Rafael; Schrogl, Kai-Uwe (Eds.) Proceedings of the International Institute of Space Law (2018)

See detailInnovation in Outer Space: International and African Legal Perspective
Hofmann, Mahulena; Blount, Percy

Book published by Nomos/ Hart - 1st (2018)

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See detailEmerging Commercial Uses of Space: Regulation Reducing Risks
Hofmann, Mahulena; Blount, Percy

in Journal of World Investment and Trade (2018)

See detailCommentary of Article 9 of the Framework Convention for the Protection of National Minorities
Hofmann, Mahulena; Rautz, Günther

in Hofmann, Rainer; Malloy, Tove; Rein, Detlev (Eds.) The Framework Convention for the Protection of National Minorities (2018)

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2017

See detailOwnership of Satellites: A Simple Legal Fact with Complex Consequences
Hofmann, Mahulena

in Hofmann, Mahulena; Loukakis, Andreas (Eds.) Ownership of Satellites (2017)

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See detailCOSPAR Recommendations in a New Context? Environmental Aspects of Space Mining
Hofmann, Mahulena

in Blount, Percy; Masson-Zwaan, Tanja; Moro-Aguilar, Rafael; Schrogl, Kai-Uwe (Eds.) Proceedings of the International Institute of Space Law 2016 (2017)

See detailOwnership of Satellites
Hofmann, Mahulena; Loukakis, Andreas

Book published by Nomos/ Hart - 1st. (2017)

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2016

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See detailHumanitarian Law Implemented: Space Communication in the Service of International Humanitarian Law
Hofmann, Mahulena; Florey, Loren Francois

in Moro-Aguilar, Rafael (Ed.) Humanitarian Law implemented: Space Communication in the Service of International Humanitarian Law (2016)

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See detailFrans von der Dunk (ed.), Handbook on Space Law
Hofmann, Mahulena; Loukakis, Andreas; Spassova, Simona

in Journal on Space Law (2016), 40(1-2), 233-248

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2015

See detailDispute Settlement in the Area of Space Communication
Hofmann, Mahulena

Book published by Nomos (2015)

See detailCentral and Eastern European Member States of the EU and the European Convention on Human Rights
Hofmann, Mahulena

in von Bogdandy, Armin (Ed.) Constitutional Crisis in the European Constitutional Area (2015)

See detailIntroduction
Hofmann, Mahulena

in Harmful interference in Regulatory Perspective (2015)

See detailIntroduction; Space Communication in the Jurisprudence of the ECHR
Hofmann, Mahulena

in Dispute Settlement in the Area of Space Communication (2015)

See detailHarmful Interference in Regulatory Pespective
Hofmann, Mahulena

Book published by Nomos (2015)

See detailIntroduction
Hofmann, Mahulena

in Hofmann, Mahulena (Ed.) Harmful Interference in Regulatory Perspective (2015)

See detailHarmful Interference in Regulatory Perspective
Hofmann, Mahulena

Book published by Nomos/ Ashgate - Luxembourg Legal Studies (2015)

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See detailHumanitarian Law Implemented: Space Communication in the Service of International Humanitarian Law
Hofmann, Mahulena; Florey, Loren Francois

in Masson-Zwaan, Tanja; Blount, Percy (Eds.) Proceedings of the International Institute of Space Law (2015)

See detailAllgemeiner Teil - Europarat
Hofmann, Mahulena; Rautz, Günter

in Hofmann, Rainer (Ed.) Rahmenübereinkommen zum Schutz nationaler Minderheiten (2015)

See detailArtikel 9: Allgemeiner Teil - Europarat
Hofmann, Mahulena; Rautz, Günther

in Hofmann, Rainer; Angst, Doris (Eds.) Rahmenübereinkommen zum Schutz nationaler Minderheiten (2015)

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2014

See detailITU Instruments under the Perspective of General International Law
Hofmann, Mahulena

in Jorgenson, Corinne (Ed.) Proceedings of the IISL (2014)

See detailEuropean Court of Human rights Decides about Space Communication
Hofmann, Mahulena

in Sturma, Pavel; Faix, Martin (Eds.) Lidskopravni dimenze mezinarodniho prava (2014)

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2013

See detailInternational Regulations of Space Communications: Current Issues
Hofmann, Mahulena

Book published by Larcier (2013)

See detailVladimír Mandl
Hofmann, Mahulena; Kopal, Vladimír

in Hobe, Stephan (Ed.) Pioneers of Space Law (2013)

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2012

See detailSustainability of Medium-Sized Language Communities in the age of Globalization: The Czech language
Hofmann, Mahulena

in Language Law and Legal Challenges in Medium-Sized Language Communities: A Comparative Perspective (2012)

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