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Institute for International Law

Research Group

Lifecycle:7 Dec 1999 →  Today
Organisation profile:

The Institute for International Law, established in 1999 and directed by Prof. Dr. Jan Wouters, is responsible for legal education and research concerning international law and the law of international organisations at KU Leuven. The starting point for its research is the finding that there is an increasing interdependence between nation states and consequently an erosion of their sovereign competencies. As those processes are complex, the Institute wants to examine the functioning of international law and the legal developments within international organisations in a broader context: attention is thus paid to the political, ethical, social and economical dimension of international regulation and practice.

Disciplines:Law, Other law and legal studies