Dirk Heirbaut studied History (1988) and Law (1993) at Ghent University. After performing his military service in the Brussels Royal Museum of the Armed Forces and Military History (1989-1990), he became assistent History of Law with professor Daniel Lambrecht at the Law Faculty of Ghent University. In 1997, he defended his PhD thesis on feudal law in the county of Flanders (1000-1305). As of 30 September 1998 Dirk Heirbaut is professor in the History of Law at the Law Faculty of Ghent University.
Find his curriculum vitae here.