The CGPL is KU’s hub for research and collaboration on global public law.

KU has an exceptional range of expertise in the disciplines and sub fields studying the effects of public law under condtitions of globalisation. It covers the core subjects of public law, including constitutional law, administrative law, criminal law, human rights law, gender law, environmental law, public international law and European public law,but adds to it an unrivalled span of research and teaching in international organisations, history of international law, political science of globalisation, sociology and philosophy of public law.

Building on this foundation, the CGPL works to stimulate research and support multidisciplinary collaboration across sub-fields of law and accross disciplines It acts as the hub of expertise on global public law issues and provides a conduit between the university, policy-makers, judiciary and civil society. We offer an international colloquim series, programme of public events, provide expert analysis and commentary, build up research collobrations and aim to provide an intellectually stimulating environment for researchers at all stages of their careers.