State Commissioner for the Protection of Data and the Freedom of Information of Rhineland-Palatinate
Prof. Dr. Dieter Kugelmann studied at the universities of Mainz and Dijon. In 1991 he did his Ph.D in Mainz with a study on European Media Law. Further academic qualification lead to a book on the rights of the citizen in information society. He did teaching at the universities of Frankfurt/Main, Cologne, Bielefeld, Passau, Mannheim and Leipzig. He is author of numerous publications especially on media law, refugee law, European law and security law. In 2008 he became a fully tenured professor at the German Police University with a specialization for public law with a focus on police law including international and European Law. In 2015 he was elected State Commissioner for the protection of data and the freedom of information of Rhineland-Palatinate.