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European Journal of International Law

The European Journal of International Law is a quarterly law journal covering international law in a combination of theoretical and practical approaches. It also provides coverage of the relationship between international law and European Union law. The journal was established in 1990 by a group of scholars based at the European University Institute,[1] universities in Florence and Munich, Panthéon-Assas University, and the Michigan Law School.[citation needed]

European Journal of International Law  
DisciplineInternational law
Publication details
1.011 (2014)
Standard abbreviations
ISO 4Eur. J. Int. Law
ISSN0938-5428 (print)
1464-3596 (web)
OCLC no.525519934

The journal has close links with the European Society of International Law (ESIL).[2] Members of the ESIL get online subscription to the Journal.[3]

Originally bilingual in English and French, it now publishes in English only.[4] New content is reserved to subscribers, but becomes available open access after 12 months. The full text of one lead article and all review essays and book reviews of the current year are also accessible for free online.[1]

The journal is published by Oxford University Press and the editors-in-chief are Sarah M. H. Nouwen (Lauterpacht Centre for International Law) and Joseph H. H. Weiler (New York University Law School).[5] The journal is released four times a year.

According to the Journal Citation Reports, the journal has a 2014 impact factor of 1.011, ranking it 51st out of 140 journals in the category "Law" and 29th out of 85 journals in the category "International Relations".[6] As the beginning of 2018, 28 volumes of the Journal have been issued.[7]

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  1. ^ a b European Journal of International Law
  2. ^ "European Journal Of International Law (EJIL) | European Society of International Law". Retrieved 2017-12-08.
  3. ^ "Individual Membership | European Society of International Law". Retrieved 2017-12-08.
  4. ^ EJIL Archive. European Journal of International Law
  5. ^ "EJIL Management - EJIL". Retrieved 2019-07-25.
  6. ^ "Journals Ranked by Impact: Law and International Relations". 2014 Journal Citation Reports. Web of Science (Social Sciences ed.). Thomson Reuters. 2015.
  7. ^ EJIL. "Issue Vol. 28 (2017) No. 3 - EJIL". Retrieved 2018-01-30.

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