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  1. Jan. 15, 2020, People in the news

    Tat­jana Hörnle ap­poin­ted Hon­or­ary Pro­fess­or at the Hum­boldt Uni­versity of Ber­lin

    Prof. Tatjana Hörnle, director at the Max Planck Institute for Foreign and International Criminal Law in Freiburg, has been appointed as an honorary professor at the Humboldt University of Berlin. Tatjana Hörnle was a full professor at the University’s Faculty of Law until 2019 before taking up her current position in Freiburg. She will continue to teach at the Humboldt University. In particul...

  2. Nov. 26, 2019, In the press

    Sexu­al Of­fenses and Im­mig­ra­tion

    Tatjana Hörnle, professor of criminal law, discusses sexual offenses and immigration in an article for Focus Online (author: Göran Schattauer). Prof. Hörnle argues that current crime statistics should be taken seriously, but at the same time warns against their dramatization.

  3. Nov. 7, 2019, Events

    The Mech­an­ics of Claims and Per­miss­ible Killing in War

    Lecturer: Prof. Dr. Alec D. Walen (Rutgers School of Arts and Sciences, Professor für Recht, Philosophie und Strafrechtspflege) | Date: 27 November 2019 | Venue: Max Planck Institute for Foreign and International Criminal Law, Freiburg/Germany.

  4. Nov. 5, 2019, In the press

    Spy­ing at uni­versit­ies - Re­search res­ults from Baden-Württem­berg in China?

    It is well known that companies can be spied on. Research institutions, on the other hand, are often not aware of this problem. However, universities and research institutes must also be prepared against possible (hacker) attacks, Dr. Michael Kilchling and Susanne Knickmeier from the Max Planck Institute for Foreign and International Criminal Law told the "Stuttgarter Nachrichten".

  5. Oct. 21, 2019, Events

    In­ter­na­tio­nal Work­shop on Ef­fec­tiven­ess and Pro­por­tio­na­li­ty

    The In­ter­na­tio­nal Workshop on ‘Effectiveness and Proportionality – Modern Challenges in Security Law and Criminal Justice’ was suc­cess­ful­ly held in Frei­burg/Ger­ma­ny on 17 and 18 October 2019. The workshop was co-organized by the Max Planck Institute for Foreign and International Criminal Law (Otto Hahn Research Programme) and the University of Bergen (Faculty of Law).