Call for Submissions:VOLUME XII OF IJIEL, National Law School of India University, Bangalore (NLSIU) [2019-20]

About the Journal
The IJIEL is a student-edited and peer-reviewed law journal published annually by National Law School of India University, Bangalore (NLSIU). The previous volume of the journal featured contributions by Prof. Raj Bhala (Rice Distinguished Professor, Associate Dean for International and Comparative Law, Kansas School of Law) and Rodrigo Polanco (Researcher, Lecturer and SNIS/SECO Project Coordinator at World Trade Institute) among several others.
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Submission Categories

1. Articles (6,000 to 10,000 words, exclusive of footnotes) – Papers that comprehensively analyse a theme and engage with all the existing literature on it.

2. Essays (4,000 to 6,000 words, exclusive of footnotes) – Papers that concisely analyse specific contemporary issues in the field of international economic law.

3. Case Notes and/or Legislative Commentaries (1,500 to 3,000 words, exclusive of footnotes).

Guidelines for Submissions

1. Our Journal reviews submissions on a rolling basis. The deadline for sending submissions for the forthcoming volume is February 28, 2020.

2. Submissions must be made in electronic form to under the subject heading ‘IJIEL Vol. 12 Submission: or alternatively can be made through ExpressO.

3. All submissions must be in MS Word format (.doc) or (.docx), with Times New Roman font (Main text: size 12 and double spaced, footnotes: size 10 and single-spaced).

4. All manuscripts must be accompanied by a covering letter with the name(s) of the author(s), institution/affiliation, and the title of the manuscript and relevant contact information.

5. An abstract of not more than 200 words shall be provided.

6. Co – authorship (upto 3 authors) is permitted.

7. No biographical information or references, including the name(s) of the author(s), affiliation(s) and acknowledgements should be included in the text of the manuscript, file name or document properties. All such information may be incorporated in the covering letter accompanying the manuscripts.

8. The IJIEL uses only footnotes (and not endnotes) as a method of citation. Submissions must conform to the OSCOLA (4th edition). For any clarifications, please contact at

Official Brochure for the Journal-IJIELVolume12

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