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At the Max Planck Institute for Comparative Public Law and International Law, scholars pursue research relating to basic issues and current developments in the areas of public international law, European Union law, and the constitutional and administrative law of individual states, together with numerous visiting scholars from all over the world. In its fields, our library is the largest in Europe and one of the most comprehensive in the world.

Recent Publications

Peters, Anne: Legal Uncertainty and Indeterminacy - Immutable Characteristics of the OSCE? In: MPIL Research Paper Series No. 2018-16, 2018 (with Carolyn Moser).

von Bogdandy, Armin: Das Öffentliche im Völkerrecht im Lichte von Schmitts „Begriff des Politischen“. Zugleich ein Beitrag zur Theoriebildung im Öffentlichen Recht. In: ZaöRV 77/4, 877-906 (2017).

Wentker, Alexander: Jurisdictional Immunities in the New York Southern District Court? The case of Rukoro et al. v. Federal Republic of Germany In: EJIL Talk! Blog of the European Journal of International Law, 2018 (with Richard Dören).

Schmidt, Matthias: The Infringement Procedure in the Rule of Law Crisis: How to make Effective Use of Article 258 TFEU. In: Common Market Law Review 55, 1061-1100 (2018) (with Piotr Bogdanowicz).

Dören, Richard: Jurisdictional Immunities in the New York Southern District Court? The case of Rukoro et al. v. Federal Republic of Germany. In: EJIL Talk! Blog of the European Journal of International Law, 13.08.2018 (with Alexander Wentker).

Schäfer, Raphael: Leitfälle des Internationalen Gerichthofs aus 70 Jahren Rechtsprechung. In: JURA - Juristische Ausbildung 9, 906-915 (2018).

Ebert, Franz Christian: Crisis económicas, medidas de austeridad y reformas laborales. In: Revista de Derecho Social Nr. 82, 85-113 (2018) (with Juan Pablo Bohoslavsky).

Kunz, Raffaela: Teaching the World Court Makes a Bad Case - Revisiting the Relationship between Domestic Courts and the ICJ In: Max Planck Research Paper Series, 2018.

Publications 2017 / 2018


Announcements

10-13 September 2018,  Max Planck Master Class in International Law mit Professor Dr. Manuel José Cepeda.

The Journal of the History of International Law (JHIL) organises a conference on "Politics and the Histories of International Law", in Heidelberg, 15–16 February 2019. Call for engaged Listeners Deadline 30 September 2018.

Max Planck Trialogue on the Law of Peace and War - Vol. IV: Intervention by Invitation. Call for engaged Listeners Deadline 1 October 2018.

Workshop on Health and the Environment in International Law: Actors, Norms and Responsibilities, 17-18 October 2018.


New Building

Our Institute is gaining additional space. In connection with expansion and renovation, major construction is currently taking place both inside and outside the building. Disruptions and restrictions on entry are still to be expected. We kindly request your understanding and patience regarding the temporary inconvenience.