Institute of Legal Research

The Institute of Legal Research of the National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM), is an academic entity which has the objective of conducting original and relevant research in the field of law and legal science with a multidisciplinary perspective. The main duties of the Institute are to: a. Conduct legal research focused primarily to the solution of national problems; b. Produce scientific information in connection with the different juridical disciplines; c. Provide support to teaching and research activities within the UNAM and with other national and international institutions. Around 30 researchers of this institute specialize on constitutional law and administrative law and include into their research agendas topics that have to do with federalism-related matters. More specifically, 7 researchers form part of the research group on: “Mexico’s federalism after the transition to democracy: law, public policies and social environment”.

National Autonomous University of Mexico


Dr. Pedro Salazar Ugarte

Contact Details

Contact person: José María Serna de la Garza
Contact number: +52 (55) 5622 7474
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Circuit Maestro Mario de la Cueva s / n
Ciudad Universitaria, Deleg. Coyoacán
Ciudad de México, CP 04510

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