Prof. Dr. Rupprecht Podszun holds the Chair of Civil Law, German and European Competition Law at the Faculty of Law of the HHU-Düsseldorf. He is Director of the Institute for Antitrust Law and substitute member of the Commission for the Assessment of Concentration in the Media Sector. He is vice chairman of the non-partisan Theodor Heuss Foundation, which promotes democracy and civil rights.
His research focuses primarily on issues of economic governance in light of the transformation of the economy through digitalization and sustainability goals. One focus is on addressing the role of digital platforms.