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RALF KANITZ

Mr Ralf Kanitz

Ralf Kanitz German Ministry CIFE EU Law

Mr Ralf Kanitz teaches the courses Constitutional Framework of the EU, European Citizenship and EU Fundamental Rights and Internal Market, Trade and Sustainability in the second year of the Executive Master in EU Studies. He also conducts the simulation of a case befor the ECJ.

Ralf Kanitz is legal counsel at the Federal Ministry of Economics and Energy in Berlin, Germany. He studied law in Tours (France), New York (USA), and Berlin. He holds law degrees from both Humboldt University Berlin and New York University School of Law. 

Before working for the German government he was a research fellow at Walter Hallstein Institute for European Constitutional Law at Humboldt University Berlin. His wider research interests include European Law and Comparative Constitutional law.

Since 2016 Ralf Kanitz is part of the EU Litigation Unit of the Federal Ministry of Economics and Energy. He represents Germany before the Court of Justice of the European Union in Luxembourg, both during the written procedure and the oral hearing. His areas of focus include state aid, direct taxation, and EU migration law.

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