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Max Planck Law is a network of eleven Max Planck Institutes engaged in advanced legal research. Our aim is to promote excellence in research and training by facilitating cooperation and collaboration between our members and partners.

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Max Planck Law is committed to excellence in doctoral studies and postdoctoral training. We invite exceptional candidates to apply for any of the numerous funded opportunities.

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Max Planck Law in Student Guide for Law Students

Max Planck Law in Student Guide for Law Students

For the 2020/2021 “Beck’scher Studienführer Jura”, a widely-circulated student guide for German law students, Max Planck Law are pleased to contribute two articles. The first is by Professor Stefan Vogenauer (Max Planck Law Chair) in which he seeks to inform readers...


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27 October 2020
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Interview: Pedro Villarreal on Law and COVID-19

Interview: Pedro Villarreal on Law and COVID-19

An interview with Dr Pedro Villarreal, Senior Research Fellow at the Max Planck Institute for Comparative Public Law and International Law, on legal issues and global challenges in the face of the COVID-19 crisis.


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Max Planck Institute for European Legal History

Under the direction of Professor Dr Marietta Auer in the newly established department “Multidisciplinary Theory of Law”.

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