Roland Ismer ← Back


  • Chair for Public Law and Tax Law, University of Erlangen

Roland Ismer is the Chair for Public Law and Tax Law at the University of Erlangen since 2009. Prior to this, he was Lecturer at the Chair for Administrative and Tax Law at Ludwig Maximilians-University of Munich.

He studied Law and Economics at the University of Constance, University of Geneva, University of Munich and at the London School of Economics (LSE). After completing his legal training in Munich and a doctoral degree on tax law, he worked for a large US law firm as a lawyer and, from 2006, a Tax Adviser. From 2006 to 2009, he was a Research Fellow at LMU Munich, where he completed his habilitation on ‘Combating climate change as a legal problem’ in 2009.

His main research topics are German and international tax law, legal issues relating to climate change, and the economic analysis of public law.