Utrecht Journal of International and European Law (previously Merkourios) is an Open Access, peer-reviewed, student-led law journal, focusing on international and European law.

The journal aims to contribute to legal scholarship on international and European law by promoting these fields' progressive development and providing an international forum for interaction between academia, practitioners and students.

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News: Vacancies: Join the editorial team


Utrecht Journal of International and European Law (UJIEL) is looking for potential candidates to join its Board of Editors for 2015! UJIEL currently has vacancies on its Board of Editors:

  • External Affairs Editor
  • Executive Editor


A brief summary of these roles can be seen here:

UJIEL may also consider candidates for other positions on the Board if further positions become available.

Overall, this requires a commitment of at least 8 hours a week and the availability to attend weekly meetings. Ideal candidates are students at Utrecht University who demonstrate an interest in international and European law and who are proficient at writing and editing in the English language. Candidates are expected to commit for at least a year if possible.

If you are interested in one of these positions, please send your CV and a letter of motivation to utrechtjournal@urios.org. Please note that, as we are currently accepting rolling applications, the sooner you apply the better. If you are chosen as a candidate for the Board, you will be invited for an interview, which will take place as soon as practicable after applications are received.

For more information about the Journal and the current make-up of the Board of Editors, please visit our website at www.utrechtjournal.org. If you have any other questions, please send us an e-mail.
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Call for Papers: General Issues in International and European Law


The Utrecht Journal of International and European Law is issuing a Call for Papers to be published in its 81st edition on ‘General Issues’ within International and European law. The Board of Editors invites submissions addressing any aspect of International and European law; topics may include, but are not limited to, International and European Human Rights Law, International and European Criminal Law, Transnational Justice, Family Law, Health and Medical Law, Children’s Rights, Commercial Law, Media Law, Law of Democracy, Intellectual Property Law, Taxation, Comparative Law, Competition Law, Employment Law, Law of the Sea, Environmental Law, Indigenous Peoples, Land and Resources Law, Alternative Dispute Resolution or any other relevant topic.

Authors are invited to address questions and issues arising from the specific area of law relating to their topic. All types of manuscripts, from socio-legal to legal technical to comparative, will be considered for publication.

The Board of Editors will select articles based on quality of research and writing, diversity and relevance of topic. The novelty of the academic contribution is also an essential requirement. Prospective articles should be submitted online via our website (www.utrechtjournal.org/about/submissions) and should conform to the journal style guide (See here for full details). Utrecht Journal has a word limit of 15,000 words including footnotes. For further information please consult our website or email us at utrechtjournal@urios.org.

Deadline for Submissions: 30 April 2015

Utrecht Journal is the student-led, peer-reviewed biannual law journal of Urios, the Utrecht Association for International and European Law. The Journal was originally founded in 1981 as Merkourios. Since 1981, Utrecht Journal has expanded its readership and is now distributed all over the world through databases such as HeinOnline and the Directory of Open Access Journals.

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