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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

Moser, Carolyn: The war in Ukraine and its repercussions on Europe’s “security and defence constitution”. ConstitutionNet, 2022.

Krenn, Christoph: The Procedural and Organisational Law of the European Court of Justice: An Incomplete Transformation. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, 2022, 202 p.

Golia, Angelo Jr: Digital Transformations in Public International Law. Nomos, Baden-Baden, 2022, 285 p. (with Matthias Kettemann, Raffaela Kunz, ed.).

Stucki, Saskia: Klimaschutz geht durch den Magen: Die Schweizer Massentierhaltungsinitiative und ihre klimapolitische Bedeutung. Verfassungsblog, 13 September 2022.

von Bogdandy, Armin: Transformative Constitutionalism in Luxembourg: How the Court can support Democratic Transitions. MPIL Research Paper Series No. 2022-14, 2022 (with Luke Dimitrios Spieker).

Peters, Anne: Animals in war: At the vanishing point of international humanitarian law. In: International Review of the Red Cross Vol. 104, 1285-1314 (2022) (with Jérôme de Hemptinne).

Auethavornpipat, Ruji: Protests and Pandemics: Civil Society Mobilisation in Thailand and the Philippines during COVID-19. New Mandala, Canberra, 2021, 1-27 p.

Villarreal, Pedro: Pandemics, Expertise and Deliberation at the International Level. In: Pandemocracy in Europe: Power, Parliaments and People in Times of COVID-19. Hart Publishing, Oxford 2022, 227-242.

2022