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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

December 22, 2020

MPECCoL December 2020 Update

For November 2020, 7 new articles have been added to Max Planck Encyclopedia of Comparative Constitutional Law, taking the total to 250.

December 18, 2020

OCW December 2020 update

Oxford Constitutions of the World adds 8 constitutional documents.

December 4, 2020

OCW November 2020 update

Oxford Constitutions of the World adds 6 constitutional documents.

November 26, 2020

MPECCoL November 2020 Update

For November 2020, 2 new articles have been added to Max Planck Encyclopedia of Comparative Constitutional Law, taking the total to 250.