The China-EU Law Journal (CELJ) is a peer-reviewed publication that brings together Chinese, European and international perspectives on law.

The range of coverage extends to Chinese law, European legal developments of significance to China; legal aspects of China-European Union relations and perspectives on China and Europe in a globalizing world.

CELJ presents comparative and interdisciplinary research, including studies on Chinese law from a European perspective, and examinations of European law from a Chinese perspective. In addition to articles presenting research findings, CELJ publishes reports and book reviews.

  • Presents innovative studies on Chinese law from a European perspective
  • Covers Chinese law, European legal developments affecting China and Chinese-EU relations
  • Offers multifaceted legal perspective on China and Europe in a globalizing world

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Joint Chief Editors
  • Armin Hatje,
  • Fei Liu
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Hybrid. Open Access options available

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