Guidelines for Journal sUBMISSIONS

The Board of Editors of the Indian Journal of International Economic Law (IJIEL) is pleased to invite original and unpublished manuscripts for publication in Volume XII.


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). 


  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: <submission Category> 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). 

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