Professor Almann graduated from the Department of Law at Tartu University in1974. He defended his Doctoral thesis at Tallinn Technical University on the topic “The Theoretical basis of Local Governments and the Development of Legal Organisation in Estonia” in1999. He has been awarded a PhD in social sciences. Almann has worked on several management positions in the public and private sectors, in scientific institutions and as an international expert of the European Union and the World Bank in the Central- and Eastern-European countries and in the Central-Asian countries. He has assisted in working out numerous legal acts which have ensured the restoration of Estonian independence and the creation of an independent legal system of Estonia.
Professor Almann has worked at EBS since 1997. He was appointed the Head the Department of Law and Public Administration and professor ordinarius in 2000. The subjects that he lectures on include Law Encyclopedia, Public Administration and Management of Public Institutions and their Legal Environment
Research activity and list of publications: Estonian Research Portal