Professor of Constitutional and Administrative Law, Univ.-Prof., DSc, dr. jur., LLM, PhD, dr. habil.

Kapitelgasse 5-7, room number 1.18, 5020 Salzburg

Tel.: +43 (0) 662 / 8044 / 3642
Fax.: +43 (0) 662 / 8044 / 303


Exam registration for oral examinations:
Office: Susa Engeler

Tel: 0043 662 8044 3642


Topics for master theses, diploma theses and dissertations

1. Constitutional and Administrative Law
2. European Union Law
3. Comparative Constitutional Law and Constitutional Theory
4. Pure Theory of Law
5. Empirical Legal Studies


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Selected Publications

András Jakab, European Constitutional Language, Cambridge University Press 2016

András Jakab / Dimitry Kochenov (eds), The Enforcement of EU Law and Values. Ensuring Member States’ Compliance, Oxford University Press 2017

András Jakab / Arthur Dyevre / Giulio Itzcovich (eds), Comparative Constitutional Reasoning, Cambridge University Press 2017

András Jakab, “Informal Institutional Elements as Both Preconditions and Consequences of Effective Formal Legal Rules. The Failure of Constitutional Institution-Building in Hungary”  American Journal of Comparative Law 2020/4. pp. 760-800

András Jakab, “What Can Constitutional Law Do against the Erosion of Democracy and the Rule of Law? On the Interconnectedness of the Protection of Democracy and the Rule of Law”  Constitutional Studies (6) 2020. pp. 5-34

András Jakab, Methoden und theoretische Grundfragen des österreichischen Verfassungsrechts. Eine Einführung für Fortgeschrittene,  Verlag Österreich 2021

András Jakab and Lando Kirchmair, “How to Develop the EU Justice Scoreboard into a Rule of Law Index: Using an Existing Tool in the EU Rule of Law Crisis in a More Efficient Way”  German Law Journal 22 (2021) pp. 936-955