MPIL – Max Planck Encyclopedias of Public International Law



Max Planck Encyclopedias of Public International Law (MPIL) ​is an online encyclopedia containing peer-reviewed articles on every aspect of public international law.

Articles covering the history and theory of international law; all subfields such as international criminal law, environmental law, and economic law; leading cases; and significant treaties, organizations, armed conflicts, and geographical issues. The articles can be searched by title, full text, author, bibliography, and more; the collection can be browsed by name, subject, or author.

Print friendly PDFs of each article are available.

The MPIL also features the Oxford Law Citator, which provides links between related cases, articles, and additional materials within the Encyclopedia, other online resources from OUP, and selected third party websites.

A full listing of the update content is available here.

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