Research focus 2024-

CECS conducts research and teaches within Constitutional Law, Comparative Constitutional Law, EU Constitutional Law, EU Law, International Law, International Criminal Law, Legal Cultural Studies, and Political Science, and not least the cross-fields between these disciplines.    




CECS – Centre for European, Comparative, and Constitutional Legal Studies was first established in 2008, and has been prolonged for the third time from mid-June 2019. The name of the research center signals its present general focus, and refers to a substantive area, European law in a wide sense, as well as to approaches or methodologies, especially comparative legal studies. EU law and constitutional law are central research areas, while areas such as legal cultural studies and international (criminal) law play an important role. While Europe is taken to be the Centre’s primary point of departure, the research conducted by CECS members has a broader global outlook. CECS continuously strives to address important challenges and changes in society from legal perspectives and to reconsider present paradigms. The focus is on mapping, understanding and critically reflecting on these.










CECS' Key Research Themes

In the coming period, CECS will focus on the following common main research themes:

Research projects