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Call for Applications

Sofja Kovalevskaja Award

Outstanding young research talents from all disciplines may apply for a Sofja Kovalevskaja Award until 01.09.2014. The award is valued at up to 1.65 million EUR.



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Humboldt Network

The Foundation maintains a network of more than 26,000 Humboldtians from all disciplines in over 140 countries worldwide. Search the Humboldt Network according to name, discipline, keyword and publication.

Publications by Humboldtians

 Gropp / Öztürk / Sözüer / Wörner: Die Entwicklung von Rechtssystemen in ihrer gesellschaftlichen Verankerung Walter Gropp, Bahri Öztürk, Adem Sözüer, Liane Wörner (eds.): Die Entwicklung von Rechts­systemen in ihrer gesell­schaft­lichen Verankerung.
Baden-Baden: Nomos, 2014

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