The Max Planck Institute for Comparative and International Private Law in Hamburg is one of the leading institutions globally for foundational comparative legal research in the areas of foreign, European, and international private, trade, economic, and procedural civil law.
The institute currently employs approximately 140 full- and part-time staff. We offer meaningful positions with a high degree of personal responsibility and creative leeway in the academic, academic service, and administrative areas. The institute is certified as a family-friendly employer.
Support for junior scholars is provided in various ways: Postdoctoral (Habilitation) and doctoral (Promotion) dissertations are supported via the granting of research fellow and doctoral positions. Through various academic events and institutional exchange programmes, the institute specifically assists junior scholars in developing international networks for their research.
Additionally, scholars from other countries have the opportunity to participate in the institute’s scholarship programme.