Associate Professor Kazushige Doi, LL.M. (Marburg)

Prof. Kazushige Doi

Visiting Scientist

Chair for Criminal Law, Criminal Procedure, International Criminal Law and Public International Law in cooperation with ICLU

Room: Room JDC U1.154
Schillerstraße 1
91054 Erlangen


Prof. Kazushige Doi teaches criminal law at Kitakyushu Municipal University in Fukuoka, Japan. His fields of research are: Leniency and sentencing agreement in Japan and German-speaking countries, the systematisation of sanctions law, and catastrophes and negligence offences. After obtaining his LL.B. and LL.M. degrees in Japan, he completed a Master’s degree in Marburg in 2012 and then began his doctoral studies with Prof. Dr. Safferling which were funded by the DAAD. In addition he worked as a research assistant at the Chair of Japanese Law and its Cultural Foundations (Prof. Dr. Bälz) in Frankfurt a. M. from 2013 to 2015. As part of the Japanese Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS) funding programme for young scholars, he is investigating the legitimacy and limitation of leniency in light of sentencing doctrine in Japan and Germany. He has also been participating in the Nuremberg Moot Court as a judge since 2021.