After school, Ralf received a scholarship from the German Academic Scholarship Foundation to study law and philosophy at the University of Frankfurt. In philosophy, he completed his Magister Artium. After completing his legal studies with the First State Examination in law, Ralf wrote his doctoral thesis on “law in legal pluralism” under Prof. Dr. Dr. h.c. Joachim Rückert. As a trainee lawyer, Ralf specialised in competition law, copyrights and publishing rights.
He passed his Second State Examination in Frankfurt/Main.
In his main profession, Ralf works for the Goethe University Frankfurt in the position of Academic Counsel. He is currently working on a postdoctoral thesis on a topic of legal history.
Ralf is passionate about music, playing jazz and classical piano, and is interested in performing and fine arts. He also plays tennis and football.
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