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Welcome to Oxford Constitutions of the World

Oxford Constitutions of the World (OCW) is the only resource to contain fully-translated English-language versions of all the world's constitutions (both national and sub-national), accompanied by individual jurisdictional commentaries, and supplementary materials, including foundation documents, historical versions of constitutions, and amendment Acts/Laws.

Subscribers also benefit from access to the Oxford Law Citator, one of the most powerful tools available for legal research, enabling onward research and ease of access to key materials.


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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Site News

March 15, 2021

MPECCoL February 2021 Update

For February 2021, 4 new articles have been added to Max Planck Encyclopedia of Comparative Constitutional Law, taking the total to 262.

March 8, 2021

OCW February 2021 Update

For February 2020, Oxford Constitutions of the World adds 6 new documents and 1 historical documents

January 31, 2021

OCW January 2021 Update

For January 2020, Oxford Constitutions of the World adds 2 new documents and 2 historical documents

January 31, 2021

MPECCoL January 2021 Update

For January 2021, 1 new articles have been added to Max Planck Encyclopedia of Comparative Constitutional Law, taking the total to 258.