Florian Seitz, LL.M. (UCT)
Freelance collaborator at the Hans-Bredow-Institut
Florian Seitz studied law at the universities of Constance and Munich (LMU). After his First Legal State Examination he completed an LL.M. program with a specialisation in public law at the University of Cape Town. Throughout his studies, Florian gained valuable practical experience from his work for various international law firms. From 2008 to 2011 he also worked as a research assistant at the “Institut für Politik und Öffentliches Recht” [Institute for Politics and Public Law] of the Ludwig-Maximilians-University Munich. His tasks there included detailed research on legal challenges caused by the new media and changes in communication behaviour.
From Mai 2012 until Mai 2015, Florian was a junior researcher at the chair for "Media Law and Public Law including its theoretical Bases" of Wolfgang Schulz at the University of Hamburg. He currently supervices specific examinations at the chair.
His doctoral thesis deals with legal aspects relating to the use of new media in education.