Dr. Lovro Šturm, Professor of Public Law, Professor Emeritus, University of Ljubljana, Univ. Dipl. lawyer, doctor of legal sciences, a University Professor in the field of administrative law and administrative Science (public administration, material and procedural administrative law) and for legal informatics at the Faculty of law of the University of Ljubljana, the judge of the Constitutional Court (3. 7. in l990-18. 12.1998), the President of the Constitutional Court (25. 4.1997-18. 12.1998), regular PhD. Professor of Faculty of national and European studies in Kranj (1. 9.2000-), Member of the Prime minister and minister for education and sports (7. 6.2000-30. 11.2000), Member of the Prime minister and minister for Justice (3. 12.2004-21. 11.2008), Member of the European Council in the formation of the Ministers for Justice, (3. 12.2004-21. 11.2008), Chairman of the European Council, meeting in the composition of the Ministers of Justice of the EU (iqaa) (01.01.2008 – 30.6.2008), regular PhD. Professor and Dean of the Faculty of business sciences in Ljubljana (1.9.2010 – 3.9.2013).
He worked as an expert and in international organisations OECD, He worked as an expert and in international organisations OECD, Paris (1976 to 1979), UNITED NATIONS, New York (1977 to 1988) and the European Centre for the Coordination of Research in the Social Sciences, Vienna (1984 to 1987). He was from 1998 through 2013 the President of the Slovenian Commission of Jurists-Slovenian section of the International Commission of Jurists.
He is the editor and co-author of the Commentary of the Constitution of the Republic of Slovenia (2002 and 2011) and the author of numerous publications and articles on the religious freedom in Slovenia. He is the author of twelve books and over two hundred publications and articles published in various periodicals. His scientific research has seen twenty-two group research projects. In addition, he has presented various reports at over thirty international scientific meetings.
He is holder of the CIVI EUROPAEO PRAEMIUM 2012 of the European Parliament..
He is fluent in Slovenian, English, German, Serbian and Croatian and has a passive knowledge of French.