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Welcome to the Max Planck Encyclopedia of Comparative Constitutional Law

The Max Planck Encyclopedia of Comparative Constitutional Law (MPECCoL) provides a high level of analytical coverage of constitutional law topics in a comparative context. MPECCoL articles address a focused range of topics that provide the best coverage of the essence, character, development, and history of constitutional law from a global perspective.


Democracy Collection

To celebrate the International Day of Democracy 2020 (15 September) explore our curated collection of Max Planck Encyclopedia of Comparative Constitutional Law articles, Oxford Constitutions of the World articles, and book chapters covering key issues, jurisdictional perspectives and the essential terminology of Democracy. All content is free to read until 15 December 2020.

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July 26, 2021

OCW July 2021 Update

For July 2021, Oxford Constitutions of the World adds 3 new documents and 3 historical documents.

July 8, 2021

OCW June 2021 Update

For June 2021, Oxford Constitutions of the World adds 5 new documents and 4 historical documents.

July 5, 2021

MPECCoL June 2021 Update

The Max Planck Encyclopedia of Comparative Constitutional Law has added 2 new articles to the collection, taking the total to 268.

June 7, 2021

OCW May 2021 Update

For May 2021, Oxford Constitutions of the World adds 5 new documents and 4 historical documents.

Naturalization

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Right to Science

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