Encyclopedia of Private International Law

April 6, 2017

Encyclopedia of Private International Law

Edited by Jürgen Basedow, Max Planck Institute for Comparative and International Private Law, Germany and Institut de Droit International, Giesela Rühl, Friedrich-Schiller-University Jena, Germany, Franco Ferrari, New York University School of Law, US and Pedro de Miguel Asensio, Complutense University of Madrid, Spain

We are delighted to announce that the Encyclopedia is now live (in beta version). Content is being added regularly over the next few months and entries will be fully cross-linked once the Encyclopedia is complete in Summer 2017.

We are now offering free trials of the Encyclopedia of Private International Law for librarians. Please email sales@e-elgar.co.uk to request your free trial.

About the Encyclopedia of Private International Law

With a world-class editor team, 500 content items and authorship from almost 200 of the world’s foremost scholars, the Encyclopedia is the definitive reference work in the field.

  • 247 substantive entries
  • 80 national reports
  • 181 authors
  • Entries organised alphabetically for ease of navigation
  • Fully cross-referenced
  • Entries written by the world’s foremost scholars of Private International Law
  • Relevant national laws and codifications translated into English providing unique accessibility

The Encyclopedia consists of three inter-linked pillars, enhanced by sophisticated search and cross-linking functionality. The first pillar consists of A-Z coverage of the scope and substance of Private International Law in the form of 247 entries. The second pillar comprises detailed overviews of the Private International Law regimes of 80 countries. The third pillar presents valuable, and often unique, English language translations of the national codifications and Private International Law provisions of those countries. This invaluable combination represents a powerful research tool and an indispensable reference resource.

About the online edition:

  • Hosted exclusively on Elgaronline.com
  • Sophisticated search and cross-linking
  • Navigation tools to aid use as an integrated resource
  • Direct linking to external references
  • Free-flowing XML text optimised for on-screen use
  • Users can read and annotate the text directly, or download and print chapter PDFs
  • Technology designed to aid library integration