The Netherlands International Law Review (NILR) is one of the world’s leading journals in the fields of public and private international law. It is published three times a year, and features peer-reviewed, innovative, and challenging articles, case notes, commentaries, book reviews and overviews of the latest legal developments in The Hague. The NILR was established in 1953 and has since become a valuable source of information for scholars, practitioners and anyone who wants to stay up-to-date of the most important developments in these fields.
In the subscription to the Netherlands International Law Review the Netherlands Yearbook of International Law (NYIL) is included.

The NILR is published by T.M.C. Asser Press, in cooperation with the T.M.C. Asser Instituut, and is distributed by Springer International Publishing. T.M.C. Asser Instituut, an inter-university institute for Private and Public International Law and European Law, was founded in 1965 by the law faculties of the Dutch universities. The Institute is responsible for the promotion of education and research in international law.

  • Provides innovative and challenging coverage of international law in The Hague
  • Presents articles, case notes, commentaries, book reviews and overviews on the latest legal developments
  • A trusted source of information and insight for scholars, practitioners and others

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Editor-in-Chief
  • Paul Vlas
Publishing model
Hybrid. Open Access options available

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90,116 (2019)
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Latest issue

Volume 67

Issue 1, May 2020

HCCH 2019 Judgments Convention

Latest articles

This journal has 61 open access articles

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Electronic ISSN
1741-6191
Print ISSN
0165-070X
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