The Institute has so far conducted numerous research projects, dealing with the most diverse areas of crime and criminal justice: operation of  substantive and procedural criminal  law, administration of  criminal justice, international and European criminal law, criminal policy, penology and corrections,  juvenile delinquency and  juvenile justice, children’s rights, criminal phenomenology, social pathology and deviancy, victimology, social control, criminal investigation, children’s rights and other related research areas.