Our research topics

Pluricourts-modelInternational human rights TradeInternational criminal lawInternational investment lawInternational environmental lawResearch Topic 5: ModelsResearch Topic 1: The origins of ICTsResearch Topic 2: The Function of ICTsResearch Topic 3: The Effects of ICTsResearch Topic 4: Legitimacy Deficits?

PluriCourts studies the legitimacy of international courts and tribunals from legal, political science and philosophical perspectives.

Research at PluriCourts concerns the origins of International Courts, how they function, and their effects. PluriCourts draws on these findings to assess them by principles of legitimacy, and develops plausible, sustainable models for each court and their interaction.

To address these questions, PluriCourts focuses on five sectors of international law: Human Rights, Trade, Criminal Law, Investment, and Environment.