Prof. Dr. Alexander Roßnagel

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Head of the Department of Public Law with a focus on the Law of Technology and Environmental Protection

Department of Public Law, esp. Environmental and Technology Law

University of Kassel, FB 07
Pfannkuchstr. 1
34109 Kassel

Room: 2360

Phone: +49 561 804-3130
Fax: +49 561 804-3737
E-mail address:  a.rossnagel[at]uni-kassel[dot]de

Website: www.uni-kassel.de/go/rossnagel

Office hours:

By appointment.

No supervision of theses.



  • Director of the Scientific Center for Information Technology Design (ITeG) at the University of Kassel (together with Prof. Dr. David, Prof. Dr. Draude, Prof. Dr. Geihs, Prof. Dr. Hornung, Prof. Dr. Lamla, Prof. Dr. Leimeister, Prof. Dr. Ohly, Prof. Dr. Schmidt, Prof. Dr. Sick and Prof. Dr. Stumme).
  • Executive Director of the Competence Center for Climate Protection and Adaptation (CliMA) of the University of Kassel.
  • University Professor of Public Law with a focus on the law of technology and environmental protection at the Department of Economics­wis­sen­sities of the University of Kassel.
  • 2000 to 2011 Scientific Director of the Institute for European Media Law, Saarbrücken.
  • February 2003 to February 2011 Vice President of the University of Kassel (re-elected in 2005 and 2008).
  • 2007 as the first lawyer appointment as Fellow of the Gesellschaft für Informatik (GI).
  • 1995/96 SEL Endowed Professorship for Interdisciplinary Studies at the Center for Interdisciplinary Technology Research at the Technische Hochschule Darmstadt.
  • 1993 Winner of the Alcatel SEL Research Award for Technical Communication.
  • 1991 Habilitation for "Public Law and Legal Technology Research" at the Technical University of Darmstadt.
  • Since 1988 deputy member of the State Court for the State of Baden-Württemberg.
  • Since 1986 scientific director of the "Projektgruppe verfassungsverträgliche Technikgestaltung (Provet)", Darmstadt.
  • 1984 - 1992 Professor at the Darmstadt University of Applied Sciences.
  • 1981 doctorate.