Max Planck Encyclopedia
International Procedural Law

Max Planck Encyclopedia of International Procedural Law

The Department of International Law and Dispute Resolution, under the supervision of Professor Hélène Ruiz Fabri, is developing the online “Max Planck Encyclopedia of International Procedural Law” (EiPro).

Professor Hélène Ruiz Fabri

EiPro aims at providing a comprehensive study of international law by examining it from a procedural perspective. The Encyclopedia aims to reflect the current state of legal and interdisciplinary research in the field, as well as promote cutting-edge research in this under-explored area in order to fill the current void of studies focusing on international procedure. The scope of the project will not be limited to the procedural rules themselves but will also include those who make and implement them.

Thanks to a broad variety of fields of expertise gathered within the scientific and editorial team of the Max Planck Institute Luxembourg, procedure will be analysed according to various angles: historical, sociological, criminal, economical, human rights, investment law, environmental.

The Encyclopedia, featuring at least 1,000 peer-reviewed entries, is written by scholars -personally invited by the General Editor- from around the world in order to guarantee the highest standards of quality and diversity. 

Over 60 top-level academics and practitioners, including international judges and arbitrators, accepted to be members of the Encyclopedia's Scientific Advisory Board and are acting as peer-reviewers of EiPro's entries.

The Encyclopedia will be published online by Oxford Univerity Press (OUP) on their Oxford Public International Law (OPIL) portal.

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