Many of the researchers at CIS take part in networks - especially in Nordic and European circles - where they contribute to the development of their academic fields as experts.




American Bar Association on Dispute Resolution

The aim of the Association is to promote research and practice of alternative dispute resolutions.

Lin Adrian

Collaborative Research Network on Law and Emotion

The research network aims to bring scholars worldwide together from various disciplines to discuss the role of emotions in the legal system.

Louise Victoria Johansen

CEFL - Commission on European Family Law

The prime objective of the Commission is to create a base for a closer harmonization of family law in Europe, especially through comparative research with participation of national experts.

Ingrid Lund-Andersen

COST - European Cooperation in Science and Technology - Cultures Of Victimology

The COST Action group intends to develop an innovative, functional and overarching theoretical framework for cultural victimology.

Ida Helene Asmussen

Louise Victoria Johansen

ECPI - European Criminal Policy Initiative


International group of scholars aiming to promote respect for fundamental legal principles, such as the principles of legality, proportionality, subsidiarity or coherence, by analyzing present and proposed legislation and other EU-legal sources.

Thomas Elholm

European Forum for Restorative Justice

Network for researchers and practitioners within restorative justice.

Katrine Barnekow Rasmussen

European Group on Sentencing and Penal Decision-Making

The aim of the working group is to bring together scholars and practitioners - primarily from Europe - working in the field of sentencing and penal decision-making.

Louise Victoria Johansen

FL-EUR - Family Law in Europe

Academic network consisting of 29 European experts in family law.

Ingrid Lund-Andersen

IACL - The Danish Executive Committee for Comparative Law

Danish Committee - subgroup of The International Academy of Comparative Law (IACL) - conducting comparative studies of court systems.

Ingrid Lund-Andersen

IACM - International Association for Conflict Management

The aim of the network is to encourage scholars to develop and disseminate theory, research and experiences that are useful for understanding and improving conflict management in family, organizational, societal and international settings.

Lin Adrian


IAPL - International Association of Penal Law



A platform for the exchange of ideas among specialists in penal law, including criminal policy and the codification of penal law; comparative criminal law; human rights in the administration of criminal justice; and international criminal law.

Thomas Elhom

International Working Group on the Legal Professions; Sub-group: Legal Education

The interdisciplinary working group include scholars worldwide and focuses on legal education in flux.

Louise Victoria Johansen

Nordic Network for Mediation Research

The aim of the network is to share mediation research and information and to encourage collaboration.

Lin Adrian

Ida Helene Asmussen

Katrine Barnekow Rasmussen

Nordic Network for Police Research

The network is sharing information on police research and cooperates.

Lars Holmberg



The Association gather practitioners and researchers in exploring online conflict resolutions.

 Lin Adrian

Victims of Violence with Cognitive and Mental Disabilities in the Justice System

The follow-up group is qualifying research projects concerning victims of violence.

Ida Helene Asmussen