After elementary school and high school in Forchheim , Scheu studied law and passed the first and second state exams. From 1974 to 1980 he was a legal civil servant at the Coburg district office ; then he was a consultant in the government of Upper Franconia until 1983.
Scheu has been a member of the CSU since 1963. He was deputy district chairman of the CSU Upper Franconia and a member of the Forchheim district council. In 1983 he became a member of the Bundestag. Scheu has been particularly committed to medical law since the 1990s . In the twelfth legislative period he was chairman of the Bundestag committee of inquiry "HIV infections through blood and blood products". In 1992, in the course of the asylum debate , he demanded that homosexual foreigners be refused asylum. In 2000 he received his doctorate in law from the University of Bremen with a thesis on drug safety and the importance of state risk prevention. Scheu was also a member of the Board of Trustees of the “ Foundation Humanitarian Aid for People HIV-Infected through Blood Products ”. He was a member of the Bundestag until the end of the fourteenth legislative period in 2002.
- "The soul of the people bent" . The mirror. November 30, 1992. Retrieved May 12, 2017.
|BRIEF DESCRIPTION||German politician (CSU), Member of the Bundestag|
|DATE OF BIRTH||March 27, 1943|
|PLACE OF BIRTH||Brandenburg on the Havel|