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CALL FOR PAPERS, German Yearbook of International Law, vol. 66 (2023)

(updated 14 July 2023)

The German Yearbook of International Law is Germany’s oldest yearbook in the field of public international law. The GYIL is published annually by the Walther Schücking Institute for International Law at the University of Kiel and contains contributions on topics addressing all aspects of public international law. GYIL aims to provide a platform for scholars of international law – both inside and outside Germany – to publish new research advancing public international legal discourse as well as analysis of current issues. The Yearbook features a ‘Forum’ section wherein prominent scholars are invited to enter into discussion on newly developing topics in international law, and a ‘Focus’ section for which a group of experts are invited to write articles examining in-depth various aspects of a topic chosen in advance by the editors.

The General Articles section of the GYIL is open to submissions from the entire academic community and is independently peer-reviewed by a board of renowned experts. All work submitted will be scrutinised based on its intellectual quality and advancement of academic discourse. The Editors welcome submissions for volume 66 (2023) of the GYIL, inviting interested parties to submit contributions for consideration for inclusion in the forthcoming edition.

Papers should be 10,000-12,500 words inclusive of footnotes and must conform with the house style guide of the GYIL (which is available on our website). Submissions, including a brief abstract, statement of affiliation, and confirmation of exclusive submission, should be sent by 30 September 2023 to the Assistant Editor of the GYIL via e-mail: yearbook(at) All submissions will be considered on a rolling basis.

More information can be found at their website: or via the website of the Walther Schücking Institute for International Law:

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