Prof. Dr. Christoph Schreiber

Chairholder Department of Family Business Law


Alfred-Herrhausen-Str. 50
58448 Witten
Phone: +49 2302 926 559

Prof. Dr. Christoph Schreiber, born 1980, studied law at the Christian-Albrechts-University of Kiel from 2000 to 2005. Following the first state examination, he worked as an academic assistant at the University’s Institute for Economic and Tax Law in Kiel and obtained his doctorate at the Faculty of Law at the University of Münster in 2007. Prof. Dr. Schreiber passed the second state examination in Hamburg in 2009 and proceeded with his research at the Institute for Economic and Tax Law in Kiel. Afterwards, he worked as an academic councillor at the Chair for Tax Law at the University of Erlangen-Nürnberg from 2014 to 2019 and has been habilitated in February 2017 (venia legendi: civil law, tax law, commercial and corporate law, civil procedural law). From the winter semester 2017/2018, he started representing the Chair of Family Business Law at WIFU and became professor at the Witten/Herdecke University following its corresponding appointment that he has received in March 2019. Since June 2019, Prof. Dr. Schreiber is the holder of the Chair.

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

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