Human rights law, European law, international law, media law – the significance of law at national and international level is becoming ever more multifaceted. With their various fields of specialisation, the German research institutions listed on this page provide specific insights into fields of application of law.

Hamburg Institute for Social Research (Hamburger Institut für Sozialforschung, HIS)

society of the German Federal Republic, theory and history of violence, nation and societyMore ...
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Institute of Social Research (Institut für Sozialforschung, IfS)

Socioeconomic, political and cultural processes in the Western democraciesMore ...

Centre of European Law and Politics (Zentrum für Europäische Rechtspolitik, ZERP)

Research into European developments in legal sciences and sociology of lawMore ...