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Adrian Haase, Dr.

Adrian Haase studied Law at Bucerius Law School in Hamburg and at Stellenbosch University (South Africa) with focuses on white-collar crime and international corporate law. In May 2013 he finished his legal clerkship with the Second State Exam, and started as a doctoral researcher at the Alexander von Humboldt Institute for Internet and Society in September 2013.

As a member of the Network for Civil Security Law in Europe (KORSE), funded by the Federal Ministry of Education and Research, he has examined the combating of cybercrime within the European Union for his doctoral thesis. In December 2017, his doctoral thesis “Computer crime within the European Criminal Law” was published in a the series Internet und Gesellschaft by Mohr Siebeck as an Open Access publication.


Haase, A. (2017). Computerkriminalität im Europäischen Strafrecht. Tübingen: Mohr Siebeck. Publication details

Journal articles and conference proceedings

Haase, A. & Peters, E. (2017). Ubiquitous computing and increasing engagement of private companies in governmental surveillance. International Data Privacy Law, 7(2), 126-136. Publication details

Haase, A. (2015). Harmonizing substantive cybercrime law through European union directive 2013/40/EU – From European legislation to international model law? IEEE Explore Digital Library - First International Conference on Anti-Cybercrime (ICACC), 2015, 1-6. Publication details

Haase, A. (2015). Kongressbericht: Cyberkriminalität als internationale Herausforderung. Zeitschrift für Internationale Strafrechtsdogmatik, 2015(7-8), 422-425. Publication details

Book contributions and chapters

Haase, A. (2017). Strafbewehrte Vorfeldhandlungen im Sicherheitsrecht – Computerstrafrecht jenseits von Rechtsgüterschutz und ultima ratio? In Gusy, C., Kugelmann, D., & Würtenberger, T., Rechtshandbuch Zivile Sicherheit (pp. 517-526). Berlin, Heidelberg: Springer. Publication details

Other publications

Haase, A. & Züger, T. (2016). Mit dem BKA ins hacktivistische Dunkelfeld. Publication details

Haase, A. & Züger, T. (2016). BKA: “Den Hacker gibt es nicht. Wir sollten ihn erfinden.”. Publication details

Haase, A., Züger, T. (2015). Hacktivismus = Cybercrime? Eine Replik auf die Studie des BKA zu Hacktivisten. Publication details

Lectures and presentations

Online financial crimes and fraud committed with electronic means of payment
Specific legal challenges related to credit card fraud. European Academy of Law (ERA). Centro de Estudios Jurídicos, Madrid, Madrid, Spain: 24.05.2016

Adrian Haase

Ubiquitous computing and increasing engagement of private companies in governmental surveillance
7th Biennial SURVEILLANCE & SOCIETY CONFERENCE: “Power, performance and trust”. Surveillance Studies Network (SSN). University Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain: 22.04.2016

Adrian Haase

Organisation of events

Völkerrecht des Netzes
08.09.2014. Walter-Hallstein Institut, Berlin, Germany. Co-Organised by: Office of Foreign Affairs (National)

Emma Peters, Adrian Haase, Osvaldo Saldías, Ingolf Pernice

Participation as expert

Urbane Sicherheit - Ideen für die sichere Stadt der Zukunft Fraunhofer-Society, Responsible Research and Innovation. Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft, Responsible Research and Innovation, Berlin, Germany: 27.02.2014

Adrian Haase



Former Associate Doctoral Researcher: Global Constitutionalism and the Internet



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