m. O.Univ.-Prof. Dr. Peter Pernthaler

Curriculum Vitae

 

1935 born in Innsbruck
1954 - 1958 study of law at the University of Innsbruck
1958 Doctor iuris
1957 - 1962 assistant at the University of Innsbruck (to o. Univ.-Prof. Dr. Felix Ermacora)
1963 submission of the Habilitation thesis ("Der Rechtsstaat und sein Heer")
1963 - 1966 administrative practitioner at the Federal Chancellor's Office (Constitutional Department)
1966 - 1968 appointment as associate professor at the Hochschule für Bodenkultur/Vienna
1968 appointment as full professor at the Institut für öffentliches Recht und Politikwissenschaft (now: Institut für öffentliches Recht, Finanzrecht und Politikwissenschaft) at the University of Innsbruck
1974 offer of a chair at the University of Vienna (refused)
1982/83 visiting fellow at the University of Canberra (Australia)
1983 visiting fellow at the University of Prince-Edward-Island (Canada)
1975 - 2000 director of the Institut für Föderalismusforschung (now: Institut für Föderalismus)/Innsbruck.

 

Specific professional functions 

Former editor of the series of the Institut für Föderalismusforschung 
co-editor of the Zeitschrift für Verwaltung 
permanent Austrian rapporteur for Informe Communidades Autónomas (published annually by the Instituto de Derecho Publico, Barcelona) 
consultant for constitutional and administrative law

 

Specific academic functions and distinctions

  Former Head of the Institut für öffentliches Recht und Politikwissenschaft
1979 - 1981 Dean of the Faculty of Law at the University of Innsbruck 
since 1964 member of the Vereinigung der Deutschen Staatsrechtslehrer
1993 - 1996 Corresponding Member of the Austrian Academy of Sciences 
since 1996 Real Member of the Austrian Academy of Sciences
holder of academic awards
member of several academic societies and commissions

 

Academic exchange 

Visiting fellow and lecturer at many European and overseas universities
Austrian representative in the Group of Independent Experts of the Institutional Committee (CLRAE, Council of Europe) 
Austrian representative at IACFS meetings