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Werner Schäfke

Werner Schäfke

Assistant professor

Current research

Werner Schäfke is coordinator of the Research Group on Law Teaching and Learning.

Furthermore, he is involved in the research projects "Interdisciplinary Education" and "Research Based Education".

Primary fields of research

Werner Schäfke researches legal education and the legal profession. He contributes to the development of the faculty's curricula.


Legal philosophy and legal sociology in the LLB course "Law, morality and politics",

Academic writing for law students on bachelor and master level,

Teaching and Learning in Higher Education program for postdocs and assistant professors.


Selected publications

  1. E-pub ahead of print

    Socialisation to Interdisciplinary Legal Education: An Empirical Assessment

    Schäfke, W., Mayoral, J. A. & Hvidt, M. S. 2018 In : Law Teacher. 51, 4

    Research output: Research - peer-reviewJournal article

  2. Accepted/In press

    Forskningsbaseret læring og innovativ praksis på jurauddannelsen

    Schäfke, W., Kristiansen, B., Elgaard, K. K. E. & Hølmkjær, M. S. 2018 (Accepted/In press) In : Dansk Universitetspaedagogisk Tidsskrift. 24

    Research output: CommunicationJournal article

  3. Submitted

    Skriveøvelser i bachelorprojektklynger med jurastuderende: Illustration af praksis

    Schäfke, W. 31 Jan 2018 (Submitted) Videnskabelse på universitet: Veje til integration af forskning og undervisning. Damsholt, T., Jensen, H. N. & Rump, C. Ø. (eds.). Samfundslitteratur

    Research output: Research - peer-reviewBook chapter

  4. Published

    Addressing interdisciplinarity In the mandatory philosophy of science courses (fagets videnskabsteori): A didactic tools paper for module managers of ‘Fagets Videnskabsteori’ at the University of Copenhagen

    Schäfke, W. & Kjær, K. M. 10 Nov 2016 Copenhagen: Department of Science Education, Faculty of Science, University of Copenhagen. 8 p. (Publications from Interdisciplinary Education at UCPH; No. 1, Vol. 1).

    Research output: Research - peer-reviewReport

  5. Accepted/In press

    Medieval Icelandic Legal Treatises as Tools for External Scaffolding of Legal Cognition

    Schäfke, W. 2018 (Accepted/In press) Distributed Cognition in Medieval and Renaissance Culture. Anderson , M. & Wheeler, M. (eds.). Edinburgh University Press, 20 p.

    Research output: Research - peer-reviewBook chapter

  6. Accepted/In press

    Voiding a lawsuit in Old Icelandic procedural law, its phraseology and its connotation

    Schäfke, W. 2018 (Accepted/In press) Law and Language in the Middle Ages. Benham , J., McHaffie , M. & Vogt, H. (eds.). Leiden: Brill, 20 p.

    Research output: Research - peer-reviewBook chapter

Selected activities

  1. Forskningsbaseret Uddannelse: Inspirationskatalog med eksempler fra hele KU/Research Based Education: Inspiration Catalogue from UCPH (Journal)

    Schäfke, W. (Member of Editorial Board)
    2016 → …

    Activity: CommunicationEditor of unfinished research anthology/collection

  2. Implementing Research-Based Teaching in an LLM program

    Schäfke, W. (Other), Bente Kristiansen (Other), Elgaard, K. K. E. (Other)
    25 Jan 2018

    Activity: Talk or presentationLecture and oral contribution

  3. Developing Scaffolding for Interdisciplinary Student-Driven Research

    Schäfke, W. (Lecturer), Ian Drake (Lecturer)
    Oct 2017

    Activity: Talk or presentationLecture and oral contribution

  4. Distributed Cognition in the Medieval Icelandic Legal System

    Schäfke, W. (Other)
    Aug 2018

    Activity: Talk or presentationLecture and oral contribution

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