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Dr. Martin SEIDEL Research Professor (Senior Fellow) at the Center for European Integration Studies at the University of Bonn, Attorney at law


Education: studied law and political science at the Universities of Munich, Innsbruck and Cologne 1956+61 First and Second State Examinations for Lawyers in Northrhine-Westphalia 1960 Doctor of Laws degree from the University of Cologne 1961-62 studied economics in Italy and political science at the Johns Hopkins Bologna Center of the School of Advanced International Studies, Washington, DCProfessional Career: 1962 joined the Federal Ministry of Economic Affairs 1972-89 attorney for the Federal Republic in all legal actions and proceedings taken by Germany in the European Court of Justiceworking for Economic and Monetary Union: 1970-72 Werner-Plan for monetary integration 1979-83 European Monetary Systemlegal advisor of the German Delegation to the 1991-92 conference of Maastricht on European Economic and Monetary Union on 1997 retired as senior official of Germany's Federal Ministry of Economic Affairs, Department for European Integration