Prof. Dr. Matthias Schatz


  • Law studies in Constance and Freiburg.
  • First state examination in law in Constance, 2001.
  • Second state examination in law in Constance, 2003.
  • Head of department in the upper-level civil servants of the fiscal authority of the state of Baden-Württemberg in the tax offices of Constance, Singen, Balingen and Villingen-Schwenningen, 2003-2007.
  • Second degree: Master of International Business at the La Trobe University Melbourne in Australia, 2007-2008.
  • Research fellow at the Institute of Finance and Tax Law of the University of Heidelberg, Chair of the judge of the Federal Constitutional Court a.D. Prof. Dr. Dres. h.c. Paul Kirchhof, 2009-2011.
  • Ph.D. jur. with a dissertation on tax law, 2011.
  • Head of tax investigation of the tax offices Rottweil, Oberndorf, Villingen-Schwenningen, Donaueschingen and Tuttlingen, 2011-2015.
  • Professor of Public Law at the Police College of Baden-Württemberg, since 2015.
  • I am a law professor at a state university with the qualification for judicial office. Therefore, according to the Act on Out-of-Court Legal Services (Rechtsdienstleistungsgesetz, RDG) and the procedural law, I have the privilege of being able to advise you legally and to represent you before the criminal and administrative courts without being admitted as a lawyer. I therefore advise you on all questions relating to public law and criminal law. As Of Counsel at Schrade & Partner there is a pecuniary damage liability insurance available.



  • Instrumente staatlicher Spendenförderung – ein Reformvorschlag (Dissertationsschrift, Verlag C.F. Müller, 2012).
  • Mitautor im Kommentar zum Polizeirecht Baden-Württemberg von Möstl/Trurnit (Verlag C.H. Beck, 2020).
  • Mitautor beim Beck Online Kommentar zum Polizeigesetz Baden-Württemberg.
  • Wider die Freitextkommentare in der Lehrveranstaltungsevaluation, in: DÖD 2020, S. 1-6.
  • Der Polizeivollzugsdienst und das Infektionsschutzgesetz in Zeiten der Corona-Pandemie, in: Die Polizei 2021, S. 137-141.
  • Die Beendigung des Beamtenverhältnisses, in: Die Polizei 2022, S. 54-63.
  • Die dienstliche Beurteilung im Polizeivollzugsdienst – gesetzgeberischer Handlungsbedarf, in: VBlBW 2022, S. 225-230.

Language skills

German, English


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