Prof. Dr. Christoph Schreiber

Chairholder Department of Family Business Law


Alfred-Herrhausen-Str. 48
58448 Witten
Phone: +49 2302 926 559

Since 1 June 2019, Prof. Dr Christoph Schreiber has been the holder of the WIFU-endowed chair of Family Business Law. From 2000 to 2005, he studied law at the Christian-Albrechts-Universität in Kiel. After the first state examination in law, he worked as a research assistant at the local institute for economic and tax law and received his doctorate in 2007 from the law faculty of the Westphalian Wilhelms University in Münster. The second state examination in law was completed by Dr Schreiber in Hamburg in 2009, and he continued his research at the Institute for Business and Tax Law in Kiel. From 2014 to 2019, he was the academic advisor to the chair of Tax Law at the Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg. His habilitation took place in February 2017 (venia legendi: civil law, tax law, commercial and company law and civil procedural law). In the winter semester of 2017/2018, he took over representation of the chair of Law for Family Businesses at Witten/Herdecke University.

Main areas of work, research and interest

  • Corporate law
  • Tax law, especially corporate tax law
  • Civil law
  • Civil procedural law

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