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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 recently 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.


Introducing the new General Editor of MPEPIL

Professor Anne Peters, the director at the Max Planck Institute for Comparative Public Law and International Law, takes over as the General editor of the Max Planck Encyclopedia of Public International Law from Professor Rüdiger Wolfrum.

 

 

 


 

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November 25, 2021

MPEPIL Update

Seven updated articles and one new article are now available on the Max Planck Encyclopedia of Public International Law.

October 29, 2021

October MPEiPro Update

Sixteen new articles have been added to the Max Planck Encyclopedia of International Procedural Law.

September 8, 2021

MPEPIL Update

Eighteen updated articles and one new article are now available on the Max Planck Encyclopedia of Public International Law.

August 25, 2021

MPEiPro Update

Seven new articles have been added to the Max Planck Encyclopedia of International Procedural Law

Latest Content

Peace, Right to, International Protection

Djacoba Liva Tehindrazanarivelo, Robert Kolb

Certain Property Case (Liechtenstein v Germany)

Susanne Wasum-Rainer, Lukas Wasielewski