Lydia von der Weth joined the Chair of Civil Law, Roman Law and European Legal History at Friedrich Schiller University Jena in October 2016. Since November 2021, she is a staff member of the SFB subproject A05.
She studied law at the FSU Jena. During her studies she specialized in legal history. In this context, she wrote the seminar paper "Die Klosterbibliothek von Altzella als Quellenbasis für den Sachsenspiegel". She completed her studies in February 2019 with the 1st state law examination. Since November 2021, after successfully completing her legal clerkship she is an Assessor Juris and is pursuing her Phd in the field of property and inheritance law.