Marcel-StormeThe International Association of Procedural Law mourns the death of Prof. Marcel Storme, who passed away in Ghent on 30. March. Marcel Storme will always represent the soul and spirit of the Association, with his permanent commitment to dialogue and interaction among proceduralists from all around the world. The Association wants to express its deepest condolences to his beloved wife, Godelieve, and to the rest of his great family, of which he was so proud. Click here to access his remembrance by Loïc Cadiet.







The University of Salamanca (Spain) will host from 17 to 19 October 2018 the 2nd Joint Conference of the International Association of Procedural Law and the Instituto Iberoamericano de Derecho Procesal. The topic of the conference will be Evidence. You can access the website of the Conference here (registration is already possible).

Del 17 al 19 de octubre de 2018 se desarrollará en la Universidad de Salamanca (España) la "II Conferencia Internacional IIDP - IAPL" junto con la "XXVI Jornada Iberoamericana de Derecho Procesal", dedicada a la Prueba. Puede accederese a la web del congreso aquí (ya es posible registrarse).



Call for Applications for PhD Scholarships 2019 at the MPI Luxembourg

The Max Planck Institute Luxembourg has launched a call for applications for PhD scholarships in 2019 (please see announcement).

Advanced doctoral students working in comparative procedural law, international procedural law and adjudication are invited to apply by 30 April 2018. While proficiency in English is compulsory, the call is also open to doctoral candidates writing their thesis in a language other than English.

The scholarship offers young scientists the opportunity to stimulate their scientific inspiration and advance their research in a dynamic environment. In addition to a monthly grant of 1.500 €, the selected candidates will be offered a workstation in the reading room and will have the opportunity to participate in the Institute’s scientific activities.

More information about the call is available on Please do not hesitate to get in touch, should you have any further questions.

Marcel Storme Essay Prize 2018

[Posted 15 March 2018]

The IAPL has launched the 1st edition of the Marcel Storme Essay Prize for young proceduralists (up to 35). The prizes will be awarded during the next IAPL-IIDP joint conference to be held in Salamanca from 17 to 19 October 2018. Young proceduralists are invited to submit their essays until 1st September 2018. More information (call for papers and prize rules) is available here.

XVIth World Congress of the IAPL - 2/5 November 2019 - Kobe (Japan)

The 16th World Congress of the International Association of Procedural Law will be held in Kobe, Japan, on November 2 - 5, 2019. The topic of the Congress is "Challenges for Civil Justice as We Move Beyond Globalization and Technological Change". The webpage of the 16th World Congress of IAPL made by the Organizing Committee is under construction and will be available soon. Please click here for more information on the Congress until the website is ready.

Mauro Cappelletti Book Prize – 2nd Edition

[Posted 1 Dec. 2017]

The International Association of Procedural Law announces the second edition of the Mauro Cappelletti Book Prize for young proceduralists. The deadline for the submissions is open until 1 December 2018. The prize (3.000 euros) rewards the best monograph on procedural law published in the five years prior to the submission deadline. No candidate may have reached his or her 40th birthday by the deadline for submission of the book. The candidates must also submit a summary of the text, not to exceed 5,000 words and preferably in English, including an explanation on how it meets the criteria established in the Regulation (scholarly quality; originality; importance for the development of the subject). Click here to access the amended version of the Mauro Cappelletti Book Prize Regulation.

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