German Federal President Joachim Gauck welcomes the founding of the Max Planck Institute Luxembourg

On the second evening of his official state visit to Luxembourg, Federal President Gauck and his spouse Daniela Schadt held a gala dinner in the Cercle Cité.

Professor Bruno Simma gave a lecture at the Max Planck Institute Luxembourg on 5th November 2014

Bruno Simma, a former Judge of the International Court of Justice (ICJ), spoke about the topic “Human Rights before the International Court of Justice”. An audience of over 70 participants followed the lecture and the subsequent discussion.

Call for application for Max Planck scholarships (2015)

The Max Planck Institute Luxembourg offers a limited number of research scholarships for foreign scholars to support their research stay at the Institute

New book published in the MPI Luxembourg Book Series: Judicial Reforms in Luxembourg and Europe

Essays on judicial reforms and the organization of the judiciary from the point of view of independence, accountability and efficiency.


16:00 / 14 January 2015
Max Planck Lecture Series

Globalization, Europeanization, Digitization: Adapting the Civil Justice System to Changed Legal Needs

Professor Gralf-Peter Calliess (Bremen University, Germany)

16:00 / 21 January 2015
Max Planck Lecture Series

New Procedural Challenges in WTO Disputes: Preliminary Rulings, the Use of Experts and the Independence of Adjudicators

Professor Gabrielle Marceau (University of Geneva), Counsellor, Legal Division, WTO

16:00 / 29 January 2015
Max Planck Lecture Series

Immunity of State Officials from Foreign Criminal Jurisdiction

Professor Ki Gab Park (Korea University, Seoul), Member, International Law Commission

14:00 /  5 February 2015

Ne bis in idem and the right to a fair trial

The case-law of the European Court of Human Rights and its consequences on financial markets supervision in view of the EU accession to the European Convention on Human Rights