Portrait photo of Prof. Dr. Anja Steinbeck (Photo: HHU/W. Meyer)

Professor Dr. Anja Steinbeck

Rector of Heinrich-Heine-University Düsseldorf

Spokesperson of the HRK Universities Member Group

YearEvent
1985-1990Law studies in Mainz and Geneva
1990First State Examination in Law
1993Second State Examination in Law
1992Doctoral degree awarded by the Faculty of Law, Management and Economics at Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz
1998Habilitation and award of the venia legendi for the fields of Civil Law, Commercial and Company Law, and German and European Business Law
2000-2011Interim professorship at the University of Cologne
2001-2002Acceptance of an appointment at the University of Cologne for a C 3 professorship in Civil Law, Commercial and Company Law and Intellectual Property Protection
2002-2003Negotiations for continuation of professorship and acceptance of offer (C 4) at the University of Cologne
2003Appointment as Director of the Institute for Intellectual Property Protection and Copyright Law at the University of Cologne
2004-2014Secondary appointment as judge at the Cologne Higher Regional Court
since 2005Chair of the Verein zur Förderung des Gewerblichen Rechtsschutzes und des Urheberrechts in der Praxis (GruPrax e.V. - Association for the Promotion of Intellectual Property Protection and Copyright Law in Practice)
2009-2020Member of the Special Committee for Trademark and Unfair Competition Law of the Vereinigung für Gewerblichen Rechtsschutz und Urheberrecht e.V. (German Association for the Protection of Intellectual Property)
2011-2014Vice-President of the University of Cologne for Planning, Finance and Equal Opportunities
2012-2020Member of the of the General Board of the Vereinigung für Gewerblichen Rechtsschutz und Urheberrecht e.V. (German Association for the Protection of Intellectual Property)
since 2014Rector of Heinrich Heine University Düsseldorf
since 2018Member spokesperson of the North-Rhine Westphalia State Rectors’ Conference (LRK NRW)
since 12/2020Spokesperson of the HRK Universities Member Group