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.

New Issue: OUT NOW - Privacy under International and European Law



New Issue: Out Now


New issue on Privacy under International and European Law is out now. With information gathering and sharing techniques becoming ever more advanced, States are being forced to take a stand on their permissible cost for individual privacy. As the international legal system struggles to keep up with the irreversible process of globalisation, its role in regulating these competing interests is coming under increasing discussion.

View the whole issue for free here.

Posted: 2015-03-02

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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