Dr. Frank Selbmann

Dr. Frank Selbmann

Of Counsel



Dr. Frank Selbmann was admitted to the bar in Germany in 2002. He is a partner in the law firm Dr. Selbmann Bergert & Hägele and, since 2001, certified specialist attorney in public administrative law (Fachanwalt für Verwaltungsrecht). Dr. Selbmann specializes in higher education law, and in particular the law governing university admissions, school placement, and exam administration. He is also an expert in public international law, including human rights law and humanitarian law.


  • Doctorate (Ph.D.) in Law, University of Leipzig, Germany, 2002 (magna cum laude, dissertation topic: “The Definition of Genocide”)

  • Second State Examination, Bar Association of the State of Sachsen, Germany (Zweite Staatsprüfung, bar admission exam), 2000

  • First State Examination, University of Leipzig, Germany (Erste Staatsprüfung, law graduation exam), 1998