Christian Stadler studied law from 1984 to 1990, and philosophy from 1990 to 1996. In addition to his Doctoral degree in Law awarded in 1990, Christian Stadler became a Doctor of Philosophy in 1997. As of 1998 he is member of the Science Commission of the Austrian Ministry of Defense and a guest lecturer at the Austrian Military Academy and the National Defense Academy. Since 2000 he is an associate professor of legal philosophy at the Law Faculty of the University of Vienna, and part of the Editorial Board of the Austrian Military Journal. In 2005 he became the e-learning representative at the University of Vienna’s Law Faculty. In 2010 he was a guest lecturer at the Austrian Sicherheitsakademie and teaches at CEPOL since 2011. As of March 2011, Christian Stadler is a lecturer and member of the Expert Council for Integration at the Austrian Ministry of the Interior.