Michel Erpelding awarded SFDI’s Jacques Mourgeon Prize

On 31 May 2018, the Société française pour le droit international (SFDI) awarded Michel Erpelding, Senior Research Fellow at the MPI Luxembourg, the 2018 Jacques Mourgeon Prize for the published version of his doctoral thesis.
The Jacques...

Out now: The Private-Public Divide in International Dispute Resolution - The 2017 Hague Lecture of Professor Burkhard Hess has been published in Recueil des Cours 388 pg. 49‑266

The 2017 Hague Lecture addresses dispute resolution in international cases from the classical perspective of the private-public divide. This distinction is known in almost all legal systems of the world and it operates in both domestic and...

The Legitimacy of International Trade Courts and Tribunals (new book)

Co-edited by Professor Ruiz Fabri, the present book explores the legitimacy concerns arising from existing institutional structures and presents a cross-cutting study of adjudication legitimacy. The volume gathers contributions from...

Max Planck Institute Luxembourg on SSRN

The MPI Luxembourg is proud to announce the launch of its Research Paper Series on SSRN’s eLibrary. The series gathers preprints as well as intermediary research reports in the field of procedural law. All manuscripts may be downloaded by...


1 July 2018
4 July 2018
IAPL-MPI Summer School

Privatizing Dispute Resolution and Its Limits

A third edition of the IAPL-MPI Summer School, organised by the International Association of Procedural Law and the Max Planck Institute Luxembourg, will be held in July 2018.

14:30 /  5 July 2018
Max Planck Lecture Series

Fighting Illiberalism Through Courts - The Rule of Law at the Court of Justice of the European Union

Lecturer: Prof. Daniel Sarmiento (Complutense University of Madrid)

10 July 2018

Innovating International Business Courts: a European Outlook

Under the ERC project 'Building EU Civil Justice', the Max Planck Institute for Procedural Law Luxembourg, the Erasmus School of Law (Erasmus University Rotterdam) and the Montaigne Centre for Rule...

19 July 2018

Harmonization of Civil Procedure in the EU: How Far Can We Go?

(closed event)