The Amo Institute of Sciences is an independent organisation of collaborating students and academics affiliated with renowned universities in Europe. The Amo Institute contributes to authoritative knowledge and education for anyone who is interested, especially students, academics and professionals.

The Amo Institute contributes to knowledge and education in the fields of Law, Economics, Business, Political studies, History, Psychology and other Social sciences and Humanities.

The Institute produces and maintains specialized dictionaries and encyclopedic dictionaries including thesauri. Read more here.

The question of how to structure knowledge and how much valuable information to include in its specialized and encyclopedic dictionaries, are among the core issues in organizing these reference works and is a challenging point of interest of research at the Amo Institute.

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RF: European Law Dictionary

We are organizing means to introduce the online European Encyclopedic Law Dictionary in 2023. The site and its mobile facility (both evidently still under construction) will disclose free of charge terminology of EC-law and law that is applicable in many European countries. Are you a Researcher or Editor? Connect...

  • The average age of the researchers at the Amo Institute is 21. They are all supervised by scholars; their average age is 42.
  • 67% of our visitors are students and postgraduates. 73% of them are women.
  • Since 2001 about a million Master and Bachelor students have consulted and used our reference works.
  • 88% of them has a paid job now; 54% of them is a lawyer or executive and 2% is still travelling around the world somewhere.
  • The Amo Institute is named after Prof. dr. Anthonius Guilielmus Amo, a great philosopher (c. 1703 - c. 1759). He also immersed himself in other sciences such as astronomy and law, and spoke several languages.
  • The Amo Institute was formerly known as "Lycaeus". This name originates from an Arcadian ruler who codified Spartan law.

05-03-2023 - New website Amo.Institute launched

At March 31 2023 the new version of amo.institute will be launched. De mensen erachter zijn dezelfde, maar de naam is gewijzigd van Lycaeus naar Amo Institute. Het Amo Institute of Sciences is een onafhankelijke organisatie van studenten en academici die samenwerken met gerenommeerde universiteiten in Europa. Het Amo Institute draagt bij aan gezaghebbende kennis en onderwijs voor alle geïnteresseerden, in het bijzonder studenten, academici en professionals.

05-03-2023 - Prof. dr. Anthonius Guilielmus Amo, Filosoof (ca. 1703 - ca. 1759)

Prof. Amo werd in Ghana geboren en belandde als tiener in Duitsland. Hij studeerde rechten en schreef het proefschrift "De iure Maurorum in Europa" (De rechten van zwarten in Europa). Daarnaast behaalde hij zijn doctoraat in de wijsbegeerte. Prof. Amo was de eerste zwarte hoogleraar in Europa. Naast rechten en filosofie was hij ook onderlegd in fysiologie, politiek, geschiedenis en astronomie. Hij sprak meerdere talen, waaronder Nederlands, Engels, Duits en Engels. Op zijn 44ste keerde Prof. Amo terug naar Ghana. Het Amo Institute of Sciences dankt haar naam aan hem.

15-01-2023 - Student? Meld je aan als Researcher!

Volg je een wetenschappelijke opleiding, ben je geïnteresseerd in Recht, Economie, Bedrijfskunde, Politieke studies, Geschiedenis, Psychologie en/of andere sociale wetenschappen of geesteswetenschappen, en wil je je kennis vergroten? Heb je gevoel voor taal? En krijg je voldoening uit onderzoek? Dan zijn wij op zoek naar jou! Klik hier voor meer info.