Since its creation in 1958, the British Institute of International and Comparative Law (BIICL) has worked to advance the understanding of international and comparative law; to promote the rule of law in international affairs; and to promote their application through research, publications and events.
The Centre of European Law, Dickson Poon School of Law, King’s College is an institution with a long tradition of teaching and research into all areas of European Union Law. It enjoys a reputation of excellence for offering a distinguished programme of public lectures, seminars and conferences.
The Centre for Legal and Economic Research (Centro de Investigação Jurídico-Económica, CIJE) is a Research Unit and integrated in the Law Faculty of the University of Porto.
The EFTA Surveillance Authority (ESA) monitors compliance with the Agreement on the European Economic Area (EEA Agreement) in Iceland, Liechtenstein and Norway, enabling those States to participate in the Internal Market of the European Union.
The European Centre for Dispute Resolution was founded in 2012 by Katarina Kresal, former Interior Minister for the Republic of Slovenia.
The European Legal Studies Institute, the successor to the Institute for European law and the Institute for International Private Law is part of the University of Osnabrück and aims to become one of the leading European research institutions for comparative law and the harmonisation of European law.
The Academy of European Law was formed shortly after the Maastricht Treaty of 1992, in response to the need for a training platform for those in the legal industry to remain fully informed and up-to-date on developments in the field of EU law. It has a considerable share of the legal training industry, with hundreds of lawyers benefitting from the courses provided both in person over the summer months, and the extensive range of online courses and resources.
Elected every five years by citizens of the European Union, the European Parliament acts as a co-legislator on nearly all EU law.
The Faculty of Law, Eötvös Loránd University was founded in 1667 and is part of the oldest and largest university in Hungary.
The Faculty of Law, Izmir University of Economics, aims to equip students with leadership attributes, entrepreneurial capabilities, critical thinking skills and the ability to contribute valuable research in a variety of sciences.
The Faculty of Law, Lyon Catholic University. The University was founded in 1875. It welcomes a diverse range of students from every nationality with a variety of philosophical and religious beliefs, and respects freedom of conscience and secularism.
The Faculty of Law, Maastricht University, consists of approximately 2,500 students and 250 staff members. The faculty's courses are characterised by their small-scale approach which makes education intensive and student-centered.
The Faculty of Law, Toulouse 1 Capitole University is a public establishment which opened in 1970 and originated from the Faculty of Canon Law created in 1229 by King Saint Louis.
The Faculty of Law, Trnava University, has been re-established in 1998 but its early history goes back as far as 1667. It is an important center of legal education and legal research in Slovakia, emphasizing Christian moral values and fundamental principles of democracy and the rule of law.
The Faculty of Law, University of Belgrade, is one of the top law schools in the region of Southeastern Europe and possesses a record of academic excellence and international scholarly influence.
Established in 1636, the Utrecht University School of Law is the oldest law school in the Netherlands and has several institutes, research institutes and centres. The institutes conduct research and supply education in a specific field of the legal discipline. The research institutes and centres focus specifically on research.
The Faculty of Law, University of Ghent. Ghent University is one of the leading institutions of higher education and research in Belgium. It is an open pluralistic university operating within a broad international perspective. It offers high-quality, research-based education in all academic disciplines. The Ghent University Law School was founded in 1817 and was one of the four founding faculties of Ghent University.
The Faculty of Law, University of Girona, was founded in 1991 and has established itself as one of Spain’s foremost centres of legal education.
The Faculty of Law and Economics, University of Lleida is home to over 1,500 students. Established in 1968, the Faculty is an important part of the oldest Catalan university, founded in 1299.
The Faculty of Law, University of Sarajevo, is a public institution dedicated to providing education of utmost excellence grounded in continuous research and the development of both legal studies and practice.
The Faculty of Law, University of Zagreb is the oldest institution for legal education in Southeast Europe, founded in 1776.
The Western University „Vasile Goldiș” of Arad (Romanian: Universitatea de Vest "Vasile Goldiș") is a private university located in Arad, Romania. The spiritual patron of the university is Vasile Goldiș, a prominent Romanian politician, pedagogue, publicist, member of the Romanian Academy and a key figure of the Union of Transylvania with Romania in 1918. The Faculty of Law was founded in the first year of operation of the University in 1990-1991. It is the first private law school in Romania, whose final accreditation was confirmed by the Romanian Parliament in March 2002.
The Institute of European Mediation and Arbitration (Institut für Europäische Mediation und Schiedsgerichtsbarkeit / IEMS e.V.) specialises in various forms of out-of-court settlements, so called alternative or appropriate dispute resolution (ADR).
The Interdisciplinary Research Centre Jean Renauld (CRIDES) was created in 1978 as part of the Catholic University of Louvain (Belgium). It is aimed at scientific research on different subjects concerning companies.
The Commission on European Family Law (CEFL) consists of approximately 26 distinguished experts in the field of family and comparative law from all European Union Member States and other European countries.
The International Institute for the Unification of Private Law (UNIDROIT) is an independent intergovernmental Organisation with its seat in the Villa Aldobrandini in Rome. Its purpose is to study needs and methods for modernising, harmonising and co-ordinating private and in particular commercial law as between States and groups of States and to formulate uniform law instruments, principles and rules to achieve those objectives.
The Pan European Organisation of Personal Injury Lawyers (PEOPIL) was founded in 1996 and formally established as a not-for-profit organisation in 1998 by European lawyers to improve and promote judicial co-operation and mutual knowledge of legal and judicial systems of European jurisdictions in the field of personal injury law.
The Portucalense Institute for Legal Research (IJP – Instituto Jurídico Portucalense) was established in 1987 as the Institute for Legal Research of the Universidade Portucalense. All the Law Department activities were implemented through this Institute, including the Centro de Estudos Judiciários (CEJ) Admission Preparatory Course, the editing and publishing of a scientific journal (Revista Jurídica) and several postgraduate and specialisation courses, conferences and debates.
The Romanian Institute for Human Rights (RIHR) was established by law in 1991 as an independent national human rights institution and carries out research, education, training, information, publications and consultancy in the field of promoting and protecting human rights and democracy.
The School of Law, University of Hull, is the longest established department within the University. The Law School was established in October 1927 with an initial intake of fourteen students preparing for their professional examinations. At present, the Law School is one of the most dynamic and vibrant institutions in the University of Hull and a leading force of legal education in the United Kingdom and the European Union.
The Scientific and Methodological Center for Mediation and Law is an independent, non-profit organization established for the purpose of developing and promoting mediation and its integration into the Russian legislation as efficient Alternative Dispute Resolution method.
The Social Sciences Research Center, International Burch University, was established in 2013 with the aim of providing assistance and aid to scientific research in the field of social sciences with special focus in law.
The Società Italiana per la Ricerca nel Diritto Comparato (SIRD) is a non-profit association that aims to encourage research in comparative law.
The Stockholm Centre for Commercial Law (SCCL), Faculty of Law, Stockholm University, was set up at Stockholm University in 2000 in light of the significant and ongoing research on the development of commercial law which was being carried out at the University’s Law Faculty. The SCCL’s main focus is the promotion of research and research education in the field of commercial law.
The Federal Chancellery of Austria - Institute for State Organisation and Administrative Reform (Bundeskanzleramt-Institut für Staatsorganisation und Verwaltungsreform) is a small research institute founded in 2012 and focusing on fundamental issues of state organization.
The Federal Competition Authority of Austria is responsible for maintaining and securing competition in Austria.
The University College Dublin Sutherland School of Law is the largest and most diverse law school in Ireland.
Based in Vienna, the United Nations Commission on International Trade Law (UNCITRAL) is the core legal body of the United Nations system in the field of international trade law. UNCITRAL has been established for over 40 years and is a legal body with universal membership.
The University Institute of European Studies (IUSE) (Istituto Universitario di Studi Europei – IUSE) is a non-profit organisation for education, research and public debate relating to Europe, also aiming to prepare experts and executives for European and international careers.
Founded in 2003, the University of Luxembourg is the first and only university of the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg. Multilingual, international and research-oriented, it is also a modern institution with a personal atmosphere.
Queen Mary University of London (QMUL) is a public research university in London, England and a constituent college of the federal University of London. It dates back to the London Hospital Medical College founded in 1785 and has currently over 21,000 students from 155 nationalities.