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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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October 1, 2020

MPECCoL September 2020 Update

For September 2020, 4 new articles have been added to Max Planck Encyclopedia of Comparative Constitutional Law, taking the total to 245.

October 1, 2020

MPECCoL September 2020 Update

For September 2020, 4 new articles have been added to Max Planck Encyclopedia of Comparative Constitutional Law, taking the total to 245.

September 30, 2020

OCW September 2020 Update

For September 2020, Oxford Constitutions of the World adds 8 new constitutional documents.

September 8, 2020

OCW August 2020 Update

For August 2020, Oxford Constitutions of the World adds 1 new constitutional document.

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