Institute for International Law of Peace and Armed Conflict

Welcome to the new home of the IFHV, one of Europe's leading academic institutions to conduct research on humanitarian crises. Located in the "Bochumer Fenster" in the heart of the Ruhr area, we combine high-level interdisciplinary research for more than 30 years.

Have a look at our research strategy

Following a comprehensive strategy workshop towards the end of 2020, we have redesigned our research clusters and given them a new structure. Find out more about our current (and past) research as well as PhD-projects.