Dr Sandra Ingelkofer

Dr Sandra Ingelkofer

Birmingham Law School
Assistant Professor

Contact details

Birmingham Law School
University of Birmingham
B15 2TT

Sandra Ingelkofer teaches German Law and European Union Law. Her research interests are in the areas of European Union Law, Comparative Constitutional Law and Environmental Law.


  • First State Examination (University of Konstanz)
  • Magister juris (University of Konstanz)
  • Second State Examination (Flensburg)
  • Iuris Doctoris (Charles University Prague)


Sandra Ingelkofer joined the Law School as DAAD Lecturer (Fachlektor) in Law in September 2017. Prior to that, she was DAAD Lecturer and Vice-Rector for Internationalization at KAZGUU University in Nursultan, Kazakhstan. Before turning to academia, Sandra has worked as a legal officer at the German Federal Labor Market Authority in Berlin and as a trainee lawyer at the Embassy of the Federal Republic of Germany in Sofia, Bulgaria.


  • German Law and German Legal System (LLB)
  • German Law (LLB)
  • Legal Foundations of the European Union (LLB)

Postgraduate supervision

Sandra is happy to supervise postgraduate research students in any of the following areas:

German Constitutional Law
Comparative Constitutional Law
European Union Law

Potential research students are welcome to contact her by email to discuss their research proposals prior to submitting an official application.


Sandra's main research interests are European Union Law, German and Comparative Constitutional Law and Environmental Law.



  • „Die Umsetzung von Völkerrecht in innerstaatliches Recht gemäß der tschechischen Verfassung unter Berücksichtigung der Entscheidungen des tschechischen Verfassungsgerichts zum Vertrag von Lissabon“ published by: Jahrbuch für Ostrecht, Band 52, 1. Halbband 2011 
  • Internationales Umweltrecht und deutsches Umweltrecht In: Deutsch-Kasachische Universität (Hrsg.): Tagungsband zur IX Internationalen wissenschaftlichen Konferenz „Rio+20 Innovationen für eine nachhaltige Entwicklung“, Almaty 2012.
  • The Draft Common Frame of Reference (DCFR) and its role as a model for a European Civil Code, in: Law and State 2012, No. 2-4 (Kazakhstan), p. 62.

Legal Opinion

  • Legal Opinion concerning the Kazakh-German University (Rechtsgutachten zur Deutsch-Kasachischen Universität) for the German Academic Exchange Serice (DAAD), 2017.

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