Wolfgang Schön#


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Email:wolfgang.schoen 'at' tax.mpg.de
Membership Number:2297
Membership type:ORDINARY
Main Country of Residence:GERMANY
Section:LAW
Username:wschon
Elected:2005
Homepage: http://www.tax.mpg.de/en/pub/business_and_tax_law/business_and_tax_taw_people/prof_dr_wolfgang_schoen.cfm


Present and Previous Positions
  • 1988 – 1992 Graduate Assistant at the Institute for Tax Law of the University of Bonn
  • 1992 – 1996 Full Professor at the University of Bielefeld, Co-Director of the Institute for German, European, and International Commercial Law
  • 1996-2002 Full Professor at the University of Bonn, Director of the Institute for Tax Law, Co-Director of the Center for European Commercial Law
  • 2002 Scientific Member of the Max Planck Society and Director at the Institute
  • 2008 Vice president of the Max Planck Society

Fields of Scholarship
  • Private Law
  • Trade and Corporate law
  • Law of Accounts
  • Fiscal Law

Honours and Awards
  • Doctor honoris causa, Université Catholique de Louvain
  • Academia Europaea
  • Working group on commerce and law of the “Stifterverband für die Deutsche Wissenschaft” (association of sponsors to promote the sciences)
  • Berlin-Brandenburgische Akademie der Wissenschaften (Full Member)
  • Berliner Steuergespräche e.V. (Member of the Scientific Council)
  • Deutsche Steuerjuristische Gesellschaft (Chair of the Scientific Council 2003 - 2010)
  • Deutscher Juristentag e. V. – Association of German Jurists (Member of the Permanent Committee 1998 - 2010)
  • European Association of Tax Law Professors International Fiscal Association (Member of the Permanent Scientific Committee)
  • Fachinstitut der Steuerberater e. V.
  • Hertie School of Governance (Member of the Board of Trustees)
  • Institut francais de politique fiscale (Mitglied Comité Scientifique)
  • International Fiscal Association (Vize Chairman des Permanent Scientific Comittee)
  • New York University School of Law (Mitglied Global Faculty)
  • Oxford University Centre for Business Taxation (International Research Fellow)
  • Senate of the Max-Planck-Gesellschaft (Member)
  • Umsatzsteuer-Forum e. V.
  • Vereinigung für Gesellschaftsrecht e. V.
  • Scientific Council at the German Federal Ministry of Finance (2003 - 2006)
  • Zivilrechtslehrervereinigung


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