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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

Kemmerer, Alexandra: Öffentliches Recht als öffentliches Gut (Jubiläumssymposium "Ten Years of Verfassungsblog"). Verfassungsblog, 23 August 2019.

Peters, Anne: Between Trade and Torture: Animals in EU law. In: Zeitschrift für europarechtliche Studien 2, 173-196 (2019).

Ebert, Franz Christian: The World Bank, human rights, and organizational legitimacy strategies: The case of the 2016 Environmental and Social Framework. In: Leiden Journal of International Law 32/3, 483-500 (2019) (with María Victoria Cabrera Ormaza).

Villarreal, Pedro: Public International Law and Human Health: Bridging Conceptual Gaps Through Governance. In: German Yearbook of International Law 61, 45-72 (2018).

Marxsen, Christian: Bündnissolidarität und Auslandseinsätze der Bundeswehr – Verfassungs- und völkerrechtliche Grundlagen. MPIL Research Paper Series, 2019.

Paris, Davide: Assisted Suicide: Crime or Right?. I-CONnect symposium: The Italian Constitutional Court on Assisted Suicide, 07 December 2018.

Askin, Elif: Lithuania and Romania Complicit for Hosting CIA "Black Sites". Verfassungsblog, 2018.

Moser, Carolyn: The Legal Framework of the OSCE. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, 2019, 374 p. (with Mateja Steinbrück Platise, Anne Peters, ed.).

Publications 2018 / 2019

Max Planck-Cambridge Prize

The MPIL and the Lauterpacht Centre for International Law will launch the Max Planck-Cambridge Prize for International Law in Heidelberg on 15th November 2019.