Chair of Canon Law

The team of the Chair of Canon Law welcomes you on these pages. Here we inform you about the profile of our department, the tasks of the chair, introduce the staff and their main areas of research. You will also find current information about conferences and excursions.

News from the Chair

Prof. Myriam Wijlens, a canon lawyer and member of the Pontifical Commission for the Protection of Minors, hails a new Vademecum on procedures regarding cases of sexual abuse of minors, calling it a major step forward in seeking justice and truth.
Read all here

Events

Here we inform you about the current events of the chair.

New publications

Here we will inform you about the latest publications of the chair.

Press

Prof. Myriam Wijlens, a canon lawyer and member of the Pontifical Commission for the Protection of Minors, hails a new Vademecum on procedures regarding cases of sexual abuse of minors, calling it a major step forward in seeking justice and truth.
Read all here

Information for students

Examination matters

Here you can find important information about the examinations in the canon law department

Resources
In the examinations on canon law the following aids are generally permitted and are provided by the examination chairmen/supervisors:
- Codex Iuris Canonici (CIC), in the case of older editions with an insert on the amendments
- Codex Canonum Ecclesiarum Orientalium (CCEO)
In most exams, the own CIC may be used.

Tools and recommendations

Here you will find recommendations for working aids and basic literature.

Perspectives after graduation

Our graduates are active in many areas of the Church and society, for example in the German Bishops' Conference, in (inter)diocesan officialates or in the leadership of a diocese.
Do you have any questions about how you can continue your studies in the field of Canon Law after graduation?
We would be happy to advise you!

Links

Contact

Myriam Wijlens
Prof. Dr. Myriam Wijlens
Inhaberin der Professur für Kirchenrecht
(Katholisch-Theologische Fakultät)
Mitarbeitergebäude 3 (Villa Martin) / Raum 10
Office hour
nach Vereinbarung per E-Mail
Anja Geibies
Anja Geibies
Sekretariat der Professur für Kirchenrecht
(Katholisch-Theologische Fakultät)
Mitarbeitergebäude 3 (Villa Martin) / Raum 7
Office hour
montags bis donnerstags 14-15 Uhr sowie mittwochs und donnerstags 10-12:30 Uhr
Seitenansicht Villa Martin
Villa Martin

Postal address

University of Erfurt
Faculty of Catholic Theology
Dean's office
Domstraße 10
99084 Erfurt

Visiting address

University of Erfurt
Faculty of Catholic Theology
Service Building Villa Martin
Nordhäuser Straße 63
99089 Erfurt