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Christian Ollig

Christian Ollig has been working as a research assistant at the Chair of Media Law and Public Law including its Legal Theoretical Foundations at the Law Faculty of the University of Hamburg since October 2021. He supports Prof. Dr. Wolfgang Schulz in research and teaching and coordinates the work between the University of Hamburg and the Leibniz Institute for Media Research │Hans-Bredow-Institute.

Christian Ollig studied law at the Heinrich Heine University Düsseldorf, the Université de Cergy-Pontoise (LicenceMaster 1Master 2) and the College of Europe in Bruges (LLM). His studies were supported by the German National Academic Foundation, the Federal Ministry of Education and Research and the Franco-German University. His research focuses on European media law, constitutional law and comparative law. He is writing his PhD thesis on issues related to the Digital Services Act.

He gained practical experience at the European Parliament, Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer in Düsseldorf (public commercial law), Taylor Wessing in Berlin (IT and media law), Clifford Chance in Düsseldorf and Jeantet in Paris (both corporate law).

Organisation of events

Examining Freedom of Online Communication Across Transatlantic Borders
30.04.2024. Columbia University, New York, United States of America. Co-Organised by: Columbia University (International) Further information

Christian Ollig, Wolfgang Schulz

Bridging the gap: Safeguarding online freedom across the Atlantic
Bridging the gap: Safeguarding online freedom across the Atlantic. 29.04.2024. Consulate General of Germany, New York, United States of America. Co-Organised by: German Center for Research and and Innovation (DWIH), German Consulate General New York, Leibniz Institute for Media Research | Hans-Bredow-Institut (HBI) & UNESCO Chair in Freedom of Communication and Information (International) Further information

Christian Ollig, Frederik Efferenn, Katharina Mosene, Jennifer Wollniok, Wolfgang Schulz

International Summer School in Delhi - Platform Governance
From 20.03.2023 to 26.03.2023. Centre for Communication Governance (National Law University Delhi), Delhi, India. Co-Organised by: Leibniz-Institut für Medienforschung | Hans-Bredow-Institut (HBI), Rechtswissenschaftlichen Fakultät der Universität Hamburg (UNESCO Chair on Freedom of Communication), CCG in Delhi, Global Network of Internet & Society Research Centers and Institute for Technology & Society of Rio de Janeiro (ITS Rio) (International)

Christian Ollig, Vincent Hofmann, Wolfgang Schulz

Christian Ollig Profilbild


Associated Researcher: Leibniz Institute for Media Research │Hans-Bredow-Institute