The Perelman Center for Legal Philosophy is supported by the Belgian National Fund for Scientific Research (FRS-FNRS). It has been recognized by the FNRS as a " Centre of excellence".
The FNRS supports a wide range of activities undertaken within the Perelman Centre, as well as interdisciplinary researches involving other Belgian Universities (ULB, FUSL, ULg) and, particularly the research: "The globalization of the justice: comparison, interaction, translation ". The FNRS also finances several tenure and junior research fellows associated to the Perelman Centre.
The Perelman Centre for Legal Philosophy takes part in many projects funded by the European Union.
EMA/EIUC: The European Master’s Programme in Human Rights and Democratisation is an intensive and rigorous one-year academic programme aiming to train professionals in the field of human rights and democratisation. This programme provides its graduates with technical and practical work experience.
NICLAS (Erasmus Lifelong Learning) is a summer school regrouping ten European Universities focusing on European Constitutional Law topics. In 2011, NICLAS will study Migration and Asylum challenges.
GRIM is a winter school on "Global Legal Research and Information Management" aiming to equip future legal professionals with legal information management skills, legal research management skills, and ICT skills. The next winter school will take place in Stockholm on February 2013.
The following are the EU-funded research projects:
ATLAS (7th Framework Programme) studies the role of the rule of Law in transitional periods as well as the impact of International Humanitarian Law applicable during armed conflicts. This research project aims to promote and enhance the protection of IHL and human rights.
MEDIADEM (7th Framework Programme) seeks to understand and explain the factors that promote (or conversely hinder) the development of policies for free and independent media.
JUSTMEN (Erasmus Lifelong Learning) research programme aims at developing an adequate, innovative and multi-disciplinary training for the actors involved in justice administration.