Klaus Hoffmann-Holland is University Professor, holds the chair of Criminology and Criminal Law and is Vice President for Teaching and Learning of Freie Universität Berlin.
He received his law degrees from Justus-Liebig Universität Gießen (Dr. iur. 2000; Dr. iur habil. 2005, venia legendi criminology, criminal law, juvenile justice and corrections). Prior to his appointment in Berlin, he served as a public prosecutor and as a judge in Rhineland-Palatinate. Since 2013 he serves as a preseding judge at the Landgericht Berlin. In 2005, Klaus Hoffmann-Holland was awarded the Dr.-Herbert-Stolzenberg-Award for jurisprudence.
He taught at University of Gießen, the University of Warwick (2006), the École normale superieure Paris (2011, 2013), Johannes Keppler University Linz (2012) and Université de Strasbourg (2013). He served as a visiting professor at the Center for Transnational Legal Studies, London (2009), in the Faculty of Law of the Hebrew University of Jerusalem (2010) and was a visiting professor at the Nihon University, College of Law, in Tokyo (2010). In 2010, 2011 and 2014, he joined the Georgetown University Law Center’s faculty as an adjunct professor for the Summer Law Program in London.