Prof. Dr. Benedikt Buchner LL.M. (UCLA)

Prof. Dr. Benedikt Buchner - Chair for Civil Law, Liability Law and Law of Digitization
Phone: +49 (0)821 598-4980
Room: 1303 (H)
Address: Universitätsstraße 24, 86159 Augsburg

Curriculum Vitae

  • Studies in Augsburg, Munich and Los Angeles
  • 1997 Doctorate
  • 1998 Second State Examination in Law
  • 1999 - 2005 Assistant at the LMU Munich
  • 2001 Bavarian Habilitation Award
  • 2002 LL.M. (UCLA)
  • 2004 Visiting Professor at the University of Osaka
  • 2005 Habilitation; Science Award of the German Foundation for Law and Informatics (DSRI)
  • 2007 to 2022 Professor at the University of Bremen; Director of the Institute for Information, Health and Medical Law (IGMR)
  • 2011 to 2020 Chairman of the Ethics Committee of the University of Bremen
  • since 2022 Professor at the University of Augsburg



Other activities:

  • Member of the Board of the German Foundation for Law and Information Technology (DSRI)
  • Lecturer of the Konrad Adenauer Foundation
  • Editor of the journal DuD (Data Protection and Data Security)
  • Director at the Institute for Bio-, Health- and Medical Law (IBMG)

Third-party Funded Projects

Current Projects


  • NFDI4Health - National Research Data Infrastructure for Personal Health Data
  • SKINET - Proactive Security through Artificial Intelligence in Automotive and Industrial IT Networks
  • Strengthening protection of personal data in the health sector: a comparative analysis of the Tanzanian and German eHealth System
  • Fairness in the exchange of "data for performance" in the EU General Data Protection Regulation
  • EAsyAnon - Recommendation and Audit System for Anonymization



Go to current third-party funded projects




Current Publications