international platform for discussion and analysis
wide range of subjects
Objective The Vienna Journal on International Constitutional Law (ICL Journal) is dedicated to the advancement of legal knowledge in the field of International Constitutional Law. Advised by a body of distinguished jurists the Journal publishes high-standard peer-reviewed contributions by scholars and legal professionals from around the globe.
European Constitutional Law
Public International Law
Constitutionalization of International Law
Internationalization of Constitutional Law
Migration of Constitutional Ideas
Comparative Constitutional Law
By linking these select perspectives the Journal endorses an approach towards a coherent understanding of International Constitutional Law, thus preparing the ground for novel answers to the challenges of a changing global legal framework. The Journal addresses the global scientific community, scholars and researchers in various disciplines working in the field of International Constitutional Law. Moreover, the Journal provides information on recent constitutional developments relevant to practitioners as well as academics, particularly by monitoring the case law of Constitutional Courts in Central and Eastern Europe.
Article formats Research articles, notes & essays, reports, book reviews.
The Vienna Journal on International Constitutional Law (ICL Journal) was founded in 2007.
Manuscripts must be written in clear and concise English
Once your article is accepted you have the option to publish it open access
Our repository policy allows you to distribute 30 PDF copies of your published article to colleagues (the PDF has to include the information that it is an author's copy). Please also feel free to distribute the link to the online abstract
The Journal welcomes the submission of unsolicited manuscripts. Submissions are reviewed on a rolling basis. However, we encourage authors to submit manuscripts as early as possible.
The Journal's Editorial Board is convinced that the length of a contribution does not necessarily add to its quality. Thus the Journal strongly prefers articles under 80,000 characters in length including footnotes. The Journal will usually not publish articles exceeding 100,000 characters.
Effective 1st January 2016, authors from an institution affiliated with either the Association of Dutch Universities (VSNU), the Consortium of Swiss Academic Libraries or some UK libraries participating in the Jisc Collections SMP may publish primary research and review articles open access in any of De Gruyter's OnlineOpen journals at a discount of 90% of the APC price. For more information and to confirm whether your institution is eligible please see the following:
Board of Advisors Bruce Ackerman, Yale Law School, USA Marco de Benito Llopis-Llombart, IE Law School, Segovia Campus, Spain Scott Brewer, Harvard Law School, USA Margit Cohn, Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel Surya Deva, City University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong Akiko Ejima, Meiji University Law School, Japan Anna Gamper, University of Innsbruck, Austria Christoph Grabenwarter, Vienna University of Economics and Business, Austria; Member of the Austrian Constitutional Court Michael Holoubek, Vienna University of Economics and Business, Austria; Member of the Austrian Constitutional Court Gerhart Holzinger, President of the Austrian Constitutional Court, Austria Claudia Kahr, Member of the Austrian Constitutional Court, Austria Uwe Kischel, University of Greifswald, Germany Gabriele Kucsko-Stadlmayer, Member of the European Court of Human Rights, France Georg Lienbacher, Vienna University of Economics and Business, Austria; Member of the Austrian Constitutional Court Konrad Lachmayer, Andrássy University Budapest, Hungary Martin Loughlin, London School of Economics and Political Science, UK Fabrizio Marrella, University 'Ca´ Foscari' of Venice, Italy Russell A. Miller, Washington and Lee University School of Law, USA Thomas Müller, University of Salzburg, Austria Bertil Emrah Oder, Koç University Law School, Istanbul, Turkey Theo Öhlinger, University of Vienna, Austria Jaime Olaiz Gonzalez, Universidad Panamericana Law School, Mexico City, Mexico Anne Peters, Max Planck Institute for Comparative Public Law and International Law, Heidelberg, Germany Otto Pfersmann, Université Paris I - Panthéon-Sorbonne, France Flavia Piovesan, University of São Paolo, Brasil August Reinisch, University of Vienna, Austria Pablo Riberi, Universidad Católica de Córdoba, Spain Cheryl Saunders, Melbourne Law School, Australia Kirsten Schmalenbach, University of Salzburg, Austria Frederick Schauer, University of Virginia School of Law, USA Eva Schulev-Steindl, University of Graz, Austria Alexander Somek, University of Vienna, Austria Manfred Stelzer, University of Vienna, Austria Bea Verschraegen, University of Vienna, Austria; Bratislava School of Law, Slovakia Bernd Wieser, University of Graz, Austria Guobin Zhu, City University of Hong Kong, School of Law, Hong Kong