You are interested in a research stay …

The Max Planck Institute for Foreign and International Criminal Law welcomes external scholars to conduct research in criminal law, criminology, public law, legal theory, and legal philosophy on a temporary basis. A limited number of desks for guest researchers are available. Preference is given to scholars whose projects are in line with research conducted in one of the three departments of the Institute.

In compliance with the rules of the Max Planck Society, all arriving guest scholars will enter into a Guest Res­id­en­cy Agree­ment with the Institute for the duration of their expected research stay.

We offer the following options

Online application for research stays

Applications for a research stay at the Institute can only be submitted through the online application portal. Please upload required documents in PDF format.

MPG Guide for international scientists at the Max Planck Institute

Living and working in Germany. A guide for international scientists at Max Planck Institute [PDF]