The Journal of International Humanitarian Legal Studies welcomes contributions from academics and practitioners alike. Contributions should in some way address the application of international law to humanitarian crises, including armed conflicts and natural disasters.

We publish the following categories of papers:

  • articles — 8,000–10,000 words (excluding footnotes);
  • notes — approximately 4,000 words;
  • book reviews — 500–1,500 words; and
  • book review essays — 2,000–4,000 words.

Online Submissions

We are only able to accepts online submissions. Please submit your manuscript via Editorial Manager , our online submissions platform.

Instructions for Authors

Please familiarise yourself with the Instructions for Authors prior to submitting a manuscript.

Annual Prize

Articles by authors under the age of 35 or within 8 years of completion of their PhD are automatically considered for the JIHLS Annual Prize.