Law Studies in Germany: Experiences, Possibilities and Prospects

08 August 2017, Jitti Tingsabadh Room, Faculty of Law, Thammasat University (Tha Prachan Campus)

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Agenda

Jan Just Blezinger, Counsellor (Press and Cultural) of The Embassy of the Federal Republic of Germany

Henning Glaser, Director of German-Southeast Asian Center of Excellence for Public Policy and Good Governance (CPG), Faculty of Law, Thammasat University

Germany and German Law: Experiences from Thailand

Dr. Warawit Kanithasen, German-Southeast Asian Center of Excellence for Public Policy and Good Governance (CPG), Faculty of Law, Thammasat University

Assist. Prof. Dr. Kittisak Prokati, German-Southeast Asian Center of Excellence for Public Policy and Good Governance (CPG), Faculty of Law, Thammasat University

Wararat Kaikhoontod, Office of the Administrative Courts of Thailand

Thitiwoot Techapun, Ministry of Foreign Affairs

Avenues to Study German Law: Essence, Preparation, Support

Dr. Duc Quang Ly, Project Manager of German-Southeast Asian Center of Excellence for Public Policy and Good Governance (CPG), Faculty of Law, Thammasat University

Awarding Ceremony for CPG Summer School 2016-2017 Scholarship Holders

Henning Glaser, Director of German-Southeast Asian Center of Excellence for Public Policy and Good Governance (CPG), Faculty of Law, Thammasat University

Report

On occasion of the presentation of the CPG Summer Academy Scholarship certificates to the Summer Academy participants 2016 and 2017, CPG hosted the seminar “Law Studies in Germany: Experiences, Possibilities, Prospects” on 8 August 2017 at the Faculty of Law of Thammasat University. Following welcoming words delivered by Mr. Jan Blezinger, Head of the Press and Culture Section of the German Embassy Bangkok and CPG Director Henning Glaser, 4 speakers representing two different generations of German and CPG alumni respectively shared their personal experiences of and insights on studying law in Germany.

Among them were Dr. Warawit Kanithasen, CPG Senior Research Fellow, former ambassador and alumnus of Bonn University (Ph.D in Law); Thammasat University Faculty of Law lecturer Dr. Kittisak Prokati, Member of the Supervisory Board of CPG and alumnus of Bonn University; Ms. Warawat Kaikhoontod, specialist for German mediation procedure at Office of the Administrative Courts of Thailand and LL.M graduate of Bremen University who will begin for doctoral degree study at Münster University in October; and Mr. Thitiwoot Techapun, legal attaché at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Thailand and CPG language class and Summer Academy alumni who is currently preparing for an LL.M program in Germany. In their presentations the speakers vividly demonstrated the personal and professional value of a study of law in Germany. The presentations were complemented by CPG Project Manager Duc Quang Ly who informed the participants about CPG’s offers related to German Law studies at Thammasat University, in Thailand and in Germany. The awardees themselves actively contributed to the seminar with statements on their experiences at the Summer Academy.