Klaus König (legal scholar)
From 1972 to 2002 he held the chair for administrative science, government theory and public law at the German University of Administrative Sciences Speyer (DHV Speyer).
He worked as research consultant, professor, head of studies, government director, part-time judge, rector of the DHV Speyer (1974 to 1976), ministerial director in the Federal Chancellery (1982 to 1987), for which he was awarded the Federal Cross of Merit, and as managing director of the research institute for public administration at DHV Speyer (1996 to 1999).
König performed advisory activities in the field of government and administration in German, foreign and international institutions, lecturing and research activities at German and foreign universities as well as advanced training and research institutes.
König's main areas of work are government and public administration in general, administrative modernization, planning and legislation, public tasks, government and administrative organization, public service , international administrative cooperation and globalization . In September 2019 he was one of about 100 constitutional law teachers who, with the open appeal for the right to vote, Downsized the Bundestag! turned to the German Bundestag .
He is co-editor of the administrative archive .
- Klaus König, Gunnar Folke Schuppert , Jan Heimann (eds.): Asset allocation. Concentration of tasks in the new federal states (= administrative organization, state tasks and public service . Volume 29). Nomos Verlagsgesellschaft, Baden-Baden 1994, ISBN 3-7890-3608-0 .
- with Werner Jann (Ed.): Regieren at the beginning of the 21st century. Series Neue Staatswissenschaften , Volume 9. Mohr Siebeck, Tübingen 2008. ISBN 978-3-16-149743-8 .
- Operational government . Mohr Siebeck, Tübingen 2015, ISBN 978-3-16-153615-1 .
- Call for the right to vote: "Verkleinert den Bundestag" , open letter from September 20, 2019 in Die Welt .
|BRIEF DESCRIPTION||German lawyer and administrative scientist|
|DATE OF BIRTH||April 21, 1934|
|PLACE OF BIRTH||Bad Schwarzbach , Province of Lower Silesia|