Max Planck Institute for Foreign and International Criminal Law

Welcome to the website of the Max Planck Institute for Foreign and International Criminal Law. Comparative, international, and interdisciplinary research is conducted in the Departments of Criminal Law and Criminology. A third department, the Department of Public Security Law, is currently being set up. The overarching goal of all research conducted at the Institute is to provide national and supranational criminal policy solutions for the fundamental challenges of our time.


Recent publications

  1. Janssen, H. J., Oberwittler, D., & Koeber, G. (2020). Victimization and Its Consequences for Well-Being : A Between- and Within-Person Analysis. Journal of Quantitative Criminology. doi:10.1007/s10940-019-09445-6

  2. Janssen, H. J., Oberwittler, D., & Gerstner, D. (2019). Dissecting Disorder Perceptions: Neighborhood Structure and the Moderating Role of Interethnic Contact and Xenophobic Attitudes. International Criminal Justice Review. doi:10.1177/1057567719896020

  3. Knickmeier, S. (2019). Spies without borders? The phenomena of economic and industrial espionage and the deterrence strategies of Germany and other selected European countries. Security Journal. doi:10.1057/s41284-019-00199-1

  4. Arnold, J., & Shestakov, D., A. (2019). »Verletzung der staatlichen Souveränität als kriminologisches und strafrechtliches Problem« – Ein Kongressbericht. In Monatsschrift für Kriminologie und Strafrechtsreform (Vol. 102, pp. 154–162). Köln: C. Heymanns. doi:10.1515/mks-2019-2010

  5. Knickmeier, S. (2019). Wirtschaftsspionage und Konkurrenzausspähung in Deutschland und Europa. Die Polizei, 110(12), 367–375.

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