ENSURE (European security revisited) is a Max Planck Research Group headed by Carolyn Moser and funded by the Max Planck Society (2022-27). It explores and critically assess the – potentially significant – reshaping of law and governance triggered by the European Union's adjustment to increasingly harsh geopolitical realities.
Thanks to the generous support of the Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft, Mark Somos launched in 2020 the Heisenberg Project: Grotius Census Bibliography to uncover an aspect of the history of international law.
The Max Planck Research Group MAGGI is led by Janne Mende. It analyzes the power and the legitimacy of global governance actors, focussing on the United Nations and the European Union. It is funded by the Max Planck Society (2020-2025).
The Max Planck Law Fellow Group is headed by Antoine Vauchez and brings together researchers from the MPIL and the Max Planck Institute for Legal History and Legal Theory under the direction of Armin von Bogdandy and Stefan Vogenauer.
The humanet3 project (2023-2026) is a joint research group by the Max Planck Institute for Comparative Public Law and International Law, the Max Planck Institute for Innovation and Competition, and the Max Planck Institute for Human Development. Its principal investigators are Armin von Bogdandy, Josef Drexl and Iyad Rahwan. The research group is led by Erik Tuchtfeld. The group analyzes and puts forward proposals of how a "human-centered" digital transition can be defined and be worked towards.
The project on Transnational Solidarity Conflicts comprises a research group at FAU Erlangen-Nuremberg and is also affiliated with the Max Planck Institute for Comparative Public Law and International Law, Heidelberg. It is led by Anuscheh Farahat and funded by the German Research Foundation (DFG) through its Emmy-Noether-Programme.