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Welcome on the webpage of the Institute of East European Law!

Herzlich willkommen auf der Webseite des Instituts für Osteuropäisches Recht!

Добро пожаловать на сайт Института права стран Восточной Европы!


With deep regret we have to announce that on 6 March 2017 the former director of our Institute, Professor Dr. Dr.h.c. Mark M. Bogulavskiy has passed away at the age of 92 years. Professor Boguslavskiy was an eminent scholar and a great, warm-hearted personality. The Institute feels deep sorrow about his death and is deeply grateful that he devoted the last decennies of his life to us and spent his life in Kiel. An obituary is available on the German version of this website.


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We hope you will find the following overview of the activities and the structure of the Institute informative. For more complete information please have a look at the German language part of this website or do not hesitate to contact us directly at


The contents of the old website remain until further notice. Online.


Announcement: On 2 and 3 February 2017 the Institute will organize a Conference "EU Civil Procedure Law and Third Countries: Which Way Forward?"

For more detailed information you are kindly invited to go to the "Events" section of this website.