Montesquieu Institute: from science to society

About this site

The purpose of this site is to inform you about the Montesquieu Institute, which aims to combine and valorise the knowledge of parliamentary history and constitutional relations in Europe:

  • analysing in an analytical manner the organisation and functioning of parliaments within the European Union
  • to promote cooperation and exchange of knowledge between scientists in this field
  • translating the existing knowledge into a form that can be used by the media, politicians and citizens.
  • identify areas that require further research and notifying future researchers about these areas

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Content

With the help of the navigation bar you can find information about:

 

The Montesquieu Institute

The background and structure of the Montesquieu Institute

Research

The existing and missing research on national, European and comparative parliamentary history and constitutional development and researchers occupied with this research (in preparation)

Education

Short refresher courses, Master Degree Programs and lifelong learning facilities

Activities

Debates, lectures, symposia and other activities of the Montesquieu Institute

Publications

Books, analyses and the monthly newsletter De Hofvijver

Europe

Reference to information on the European Union from the website Europa-Nu.nl

The Netherlands

The Dutch political system and political thinkers

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Realisation

The Parliamentary Documentation Centre is responsible for the information architecture, the construction and the editing of this website. The website style is designed by the Parliamentary Documentation Centre and graphic design studio 'Vorm Vijf Ontwerpteam'.

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Partners

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Liability

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Moreover, the Montesquieu Institute accepts no liability whatsoever for damage arising from visiting this website or for any damage caused by access to the content or services provided on and via this website.

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