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The Max Planck Encyclopedias of International Law

Welcome to the home of the most trusted reference work in international law, the Max Planck Encyclopedia of Public International Law, as well as the newly-launched Max Planck Encyclopedia of International Procedural Law. The two Encyclopedias can be searched and browsed together, or separately by using appropriate filters. Find out more about the Encyclopedias and their teams by following the links on this page.


Announcing the Launch of the Max Planck Encyclopedia of International Procedural Law

"The MPEiPro team is proud to introduce the Max Planck Encyclopedia of International Procedural Law to the community of all those who are interested in international procedure." Read the full letter from the MPEiPro General Editor.


International Procedural Law and Human Rights Collection

In honour of Human Rights Day (10 December), explore a specially curated collection of articles from the Max Planck Encyclopedia of International Procedural Law examining key aspects of international procedural law and human rights.

Learn more about the special procedures of human rights bodies, the right to victim participation in international criminal proceedings, and the balancing test of the European Court of Human Rights.

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January 10, 2020

New and Updated Articles

3 new and 14 updated articles are now available on EPIL.

January 2, 2020

Top Ten Works on OPIL 2019

Explore Max Planck Encylopedia entries from the top 10 most visited works across OPIL in 2019.

December 13, 2019

New Articles

12 new articles are now available on MPEiPro.

December 2, 2019

International Procedural Law and Human Rights

Explore 10 articles on human rights from the Max Planck Encyclopedia of International Procedural Law.

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Territory, Lease

Yaël Ronen

European Administrative Law

Eberhard Schmidt-Aßmann, Fruzsina Molnár-Gábor

Temporary Protection

Meltem Ineli-Ciger, Achilles Skordas