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First In-Person Course a Success

First In-Person Course a Success

A celebratory mood as the first Max Planck Law course held in person took place last week over a sunny two days at MPI for Social Anthropology (MPI-Halle). Prof. Foblets Welcome and IntroductionThe curriculum is one of the core offerings of Max Planck Law. The first...

Max Planck Law Support for Ukrainian Legal Researchers

Max Planck Law Support for Ukrainian Legal Researchers

On 28 February 2022, the President of the Max Planck Society, Martin Stratmann, wrote ‘the Max Planck Society strongly condemns the war against Ukraine launched by President Putin’.  Since then, the Max Planck Society has maintained its unequivocal support of Ukraine....

New Exchange Partnership with Melbourne Law School

New Exchange Partnership with Melbourne Law School

Image: Old Quad, University of Melbourne CampusMax Planck Law is pleased to announce the launch of a new exchange partnership with the University of Melbourne Law School.  The programme links two of the world’s most dynamic and respected institutions for the study of...

Max Planck Law Project Publishes Special Issue in Major Journal

Max Planck Law Project Publishes Special Issue in Major Journal

Max Planck Law are please to announce that a project organized within the framework of the Max Planck Law Initatives by Dr Pedro Villarreal (MPI-Heidelberg) and Irene Domenici entitled  'The Fragmented Nature of Pandemic Decision-making: Comparative and Multilevel...

Bringing Putin to Justice?

Bringing Putin to Justice?

Prior to Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, Anne Peters (Director MPI-Heidelberg) explained in these pages how Russia’s gathering of forces around Ukraine constituted a threat of military force and thus violated a fundamental principle of international law. More recently,...

Research Groups Open Doors to Academic Careers

Research Groups Open Doors to Academic Careers

With ten Institutes covering nearly every sub-discipline of law, Max Planck Law is one of the world’s largest frameworks for graduate legal education and foundational legal research.  The Institute’s twenty Directors are leaders and innovators in their fields of legal...

Max Planck Law & Cambridge Exchange — Year Two

Max Planck Law & Cambridge Exchange — Year Two

Following a successful inaugural exchange between Max Planck Law and the University of Cambridge in 2021, applications are open for the second exchange programme.Despite the challenges posed by the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, Max Planck Law (MPL) and the Cambridge...

Max Planck Law Partners with SSRN

Max Planck Law Partners with SSRN

Partnership with Social Science Research Network Provides New, Prominent Platform for Max Planck Law ResearchA new institutional presence at the Social Science Research Network (SSRN) database provides a prominent and productive new global platform for Max Planck Law...

Max Planck Law Fellowship Programme

Max Planck Law Fellowship Programme

 A Unique Collaboration between Leading International Scholars and MPL Directors Max Planck Law is pleased to welcome the first group of five distinguished scholars who have been awarded Max Planck Law Fellowships. Karen Knop (University of Toronto), Dan Nagin...