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Visit of the Subcommittee for European Affairs of the Committee on Legal Affairs and Consumer Protection of the German Bundestag at the Max Planck Institute Luxembourg

On the 13th of March 2017, a delegation of the Subcommittee for European Affairs of the Committee on Legal Affairs and Consumer Protection of the German Bundestag composed of Prof. Dr. Patrick Sensburg, Dr. Hendrik Hoppenstedt, Petra Rode-Bosse, Katja Keul and Harald Petzold visited the Max Planck Institute Luxembourg. Prof. Dr. Dres. h. c. Burkhard Hess introduced the delegation to the work of the Institute and discussed current developments in European Union law. Two Research Fellows of the In...


Wissenschaftliche Vereinigung für Internationales Verfahrensrecht e.V. – the 22nd volume of the Association’s book series has been published

Burkhard Hess (ed.), Der europäische Gerichtsverbund
This volume contains the papers of the 2015 annual conference of the International Association of Procedural Law on multilevel cooperation of courts in Europe, current issues of international arbitration and the international dimensions of the European law of civil procedure.


Open: Call for applications for Max Planck Luxembourg PhD Scholarships 2018

The Institute is pleased to announce the 4th call for applications for PhD Scholarships!
This program is aimed to support foreign PhD students to undertake research within the Institute for a maximum of 12 months (length of stay flexible during the year 2018).
Deadline for online applications is 30 April 2017.


Conclusion of the ECJ project: The Implementation of the New Insolvency Regulation

The guidelines and recommendations which were penned by the MPI Luxembourg and the Universities of Milan and Vienna can be downloaded on the projects website http://insreg.mpi.lu.


Max Planck Lecture Series: Prof. Andrea Bianchi and Dr. Surabhi Ranganathan

“International Law Theories: An Inquiry Into Different Ways of Thinking”