Amélie Heldt

Amélie Heldt studied French and German Law at the universities of Paris Ouest Nanterre and Potsdam. After passing the first state examination, she completed a supplementary training programme in Design Thinking at the Hasso-Plattner-Institut in Potsdam and worked in the legal department of a market-leading music label. She completed her two-year legal clerkship at the superior Court of Justice in Berlin and was working amongst others for the Stiftung Oper in Berlin (Berlin Opera Foundation), in the media and copyright area of the law firm Raue LLP and for the GIZ (German development agency) in Cambodia.

Since May 2017, she is a junior researcher and PhD candidate within Research Programme 1 “Transformation of Public Communication” at the Hans-Bredow-Institute. In her PhD project, Amélie Heldt focuses on the effect of the fundamental right on freedom of expression in the digital sphere.


Amélie Heldt


Associate Researcher: Researcher at Leibniz-Institut für Medienforschung | Hans-Bredow-Institut


Podcast: Amélie Heldt speaks with Clara Iglesias Keller

Journal articles and conference proceedings

Heldt, A. (2018). Facebook verstößt gegen Impressumspflicht und deutsches Datenschutzrecht. Multimedia und Recht, 21(5), 328-333. Publication details

Heldt, A. (2018). Ausstrahlungswirkung des allgemeinen Gleichheitssatzes in das Zivilrecht. Neue Zeitschrift für Verwaltungsrecht, 37(11), 813-819. Publication details

Heldt, A. (2017). Terror-Propaganda online: Die Schranken der Meinungsfreiheit in Deutschland und den USA. Neue Juristische Online-Zeitschrift, Heft 45, 1458-1461. Publication details

Other publications

Heldt, A., & Krüger, J. (2019). Bad content, good content – Julia Krüger and Amélie Heldt on different ways of moderation, [Audio Podcast] Exploring digital spheres – a podcast by HIIG. Retrieved from: Publication details

Heldt, A. & Iglesias Keller, C. (2018). Fake News and Elections – How researchers tackle the problem of information manipulation strategies during election campaigns, [Audio Podcast] Exploring digital spheres – a podcast by HIIG. Retrieved from: Publication details

Heldt, A. (2017). Anonyme Äußerungen im Netz: Der Fall 4chan. Publication details

Heldt, A. (2017). Die Umsetzung von Kennzeichnungspflichten im Influencer Marketing. Publication details