Institute of Classical Archaeology

Prof. Dr. Johannes Lipps

Curriculum Vitae


Sep – Dec 2008

Post-Doc „The Hadrianeum on the Campus Martius. Function and Significance of its architectural decoration in the urban context of Rome” held at the Rome department of the German Archaeological Institute / Soprintendenza Special per I Beni Archeologici di Roma

Apr 2006 – Jul 2008

PhD „The Basilica Aemilia on the Forum Romanum. The Imperial structure and its architectural decoration”, supervised by Henner von Hesberg, from the Institute for Classical Archaeology of the University of Cologne

Oct 2000 – Mar 2006 Masters Degree in Classical Archaeology (main subject), Ancient History, Papyrology, Epigraphy and Numismatics of the Ancient World at the Universities of Marburg (2000-2002), Rome (2002-2003), Cologne and Bonn (2003-2006). Qualified as Magister Artium in Cologne


since Oct 2014

W1 Juniorprofessor (tenure track to a W3 chair) at the Institute for Classical Archaeology of the Eberhard Karls University Tübingen

since Sep 2014

Project Director „The Roman stone monuments in the Reiss-Engelhorn-Museums at Mannheim – Scientific Documentation and Edition” (jointly with Prof. Dr. Christian Witschel / Heidelberg). Projected completion in 2015

since Sep 2013 Project Director: “Forum and Palace in Augustan Rome. Reconstruction, colour analyses and digital visualisation of the Basilica Aemilia and the so-called house of Augustus” / Munich-Rome

since Jan 2013

Project Director: „The late Antique destruction of the Basilica Aemilia in the Forum Romanum“ in Rome (jointly with Dr. Philipp von Rummel / Berlin)


Sep 2014

First Place for a W1 Junior Chair (tenure track to W3) / Institute for Classical Archaeology / Ruprecht-Karls-University Heidelberg (application withdrawn)

2009 - 2014

Akademischer Rat at the Institute for Classical Archaeology / Ludwig-Maximilians-University Munich

2009 - 2014

Project Director: „The so-called House of Augustus on the Palatine. Reconstruction and significance of the stucco-decoration of the so-called Oecus” / Munich-Rom


Project Member of the „Berlin Sculpture Network. Contextualisation and Interpretation of Ancient Sculpture“, Staatliche Museen zu Berlin, Preußischer Kulturbesitz / Berlin

Jan – Mar 2009

Project Member of the German Archaeological Institute Rome

2002 – 2006

Student and Research Assistant in Ancient History at the Philipps-University Marburg, at the Cologne Digital Archaeology Laboratory of the University of Cologne and the German Archaeological Institute Rome

2000 – 2014

Excavations, Surveys und Standing Remains assessments in Avellino, Augsburg, Cologne, Mannheim, Megalopolis, Pednelissos and Rome / Germany, Greece, Italy and Turkey

1999 – 2000

„Friedensdienst im Ausland“ – Voluntary international service in a cultural centre of the Waldensian Church in Torre Pellice (Piedmont) / Italy