Call for Papers: Volume 7(1)

The Cambridge International Law Journal (CILJ) (formerly the Cambridge Journal of International and Comparative Law) is a double-blind peer-reviewed journal run by members of the postgraduate community at the Faculty of Law, University of Cambridge. The Editorial Board is pleased to invite submissions for its seventh volume.

General call for submissions – International law

The Board welcomes long articles, short articles, case notes and book reviews that engage with current themes in international law. All submissions are subject to double-blind peer review by our Editorial Board. In addition, all long articles are sent to our Academic Review Board, which consists of distinguished international law scholars and practitioners.

A full list of reviewers is available at the following link:

The deadline for submissions is 27 October 2017 at 11.59 p.m. Submissions received by this date will be considered for publication in Volume 7, Issue 1, to be published in June 2018.

To submit, please visit and follow the instructions.

Further submission information

The Journal accepts the following types of manuscript:

  • Long Articles between 6,000 and 10,000 words but not exceeding 12,000 words including footnotes;
  • Short Articles not exceeding 6,000 words including footnotes;
  • Case Notes, including substantive analysis, not exceeding 3000 words including footnotes; and
  • Book Reviews not exceeding 2500 words including footnotes.

All copies must be submitted in Word (.doc or .docx) format and must conform to our style guidelines, which are available at the following links:

OSCOLA Fourth Edition:

OSCOLA Citing International Law Sources:

Please ensure that your manuscript does not contain any reference to your personal or professional identity.

All submissions must be made through the online process set out above. Further inquiries can be addressed to