Out now: The Private-Public Divide in International Dispute Resolution - The 2017 Hague Lecture of Professor Burkhard Hess has been published as a pocket book

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...

Arantxa Gandía has been awarded the dissertation prize of the University of Valencia

On July 10th 2018, the Council of the Universitat de València awarded its annual dissertation prize to Arantxa Gandía Sellens, Senior Research Fellow at the Max Planck Institute Luxembourg for Procedural Law. Arantxa Gandía’s thesis was...

Michel Erpelding has been awarded the dissertation prize of the Sorbonne Doctoral Law School

On June 27th 2018, the Department of International and European Law of the École doctorale de droit de la Sorbonne (EDDS) awarded its annual dissertation prize to Michel Erpelding, Senior Research Fellow at the Max Planck Institute...

Max Planck Lecture Series - 6 June 2018 - Judge Silvia Fernández de Gurmendi - “20 Years of the Rome Statute”

On June 6th, 2018, the MPI Luxembourg welcomed Judge Silvia Fernández de Gurmendi, former President of the International Criminal Court (ICC), to lecture in commemoration of the 20th year of the Rome Statute.
Judge Fernández de...


19 August 2018
24 August 2018

The 78ᵗʰ ILA Biennial Conference

The 78ᵗʰ ILA Biennial Conference will take place from 19 to 24 August 2018 in Sydney, Australia. The core theme of the Conference will be "Developing International Law in Challenging Times".

26 September 2018
28 September 2018

The 50th Anniversary of the European Law of Civil Procedure

On the 27th September 1968, the then six EC Member States signed the Brussels Convention on jurisdiction and the enforcement of judgments in civil and commercial matters. 50 years later, the European...

30 September 2018
3 October 2018

The 37th Annual Course of the International Association of Law Libraries

“Law in Luxembourg – Where Local Tradition Meets European and International Innovation”

5 October 2018

IOSCO and the new international financial architecture: What role for IOSCO in the development and implementation of cross-border regulation and equivalence?

(organised in collaboration with the University of Luxembourg and Luxembourg National Research Fund*)