Open Access International law Journals

A list of Open Access International law journals for you to publish your manuscript in

International law is regulations governing international relations

Open Access journals publish research articles that are free to to view and download. The main difference between articles in open access journals and those in closed journals is the business model. Both types of articles have to undergo the same peer review process.

Our team made this list of International law Open Access journals with the aim to help you to decide where to publish your International law manuscript.
Our list includes all the high-impact factor International law journals as well as new journals. This should give you a better idea on where you should publish. Rather than displaying just the most relevant International law journals, we have made an in-depth list of all the open accesss International law journals. Use our different columns — number of papers, number of citations, and relevance — to find the best International law venue for your manuscript.

The DOAJ columns refers to the The Directory of Open Access Journals, a list of open access journals, maintained by Infrastructure Services for Open Access.
There are certain criteria a journal must meet to be indexed by DOAJ, and thus inclusion in the DOAJ index is seen by scholars as a mark of quality.

All the open access International law journals in this list are indexed in
If you spot any mistakes in this table of International law OA journals, don’t hesitate to send us an email.

Open Access International law Journals
NameISSNDOAJPublisherNo. of PapersCitationsRelevanceWebsite
مطالعات دفاع مقدس2588-3674Armenian Green Publishing Co.10100
Cambridge journal of international and comparative law2050-1706Edward Elgar Publishing44097.7
Tilburg law review2211-0046Ubiquity Press, Ltd.725154878.6
Groningen journal of international law2352-2674University of Groningen Press12113943.8Website
Moscow journal of international law0869-0049MGIMO University641731.3Website
Brill open law2352-7072Brill171329.4
AJIL unbound2398-7723Cambridge University Press25114528.7Website
Droit Polonais Contemporain0070-7325Instytut Nauk Prawnych Polskiej Akademii Nauk14028.6
Lampung Journal of International Law2656-6532Fiat Justisia39228.2Website
Meždunarodnoe pravo2644-5514Aurora Group, s.r.o651027.7
International Law1692-8156Editorial Pontificia Universidad Javeriana532126.4
Utrecht journal of international and European law2053-5341Ubiquity Press, Ltd.26423.1Website
Indonesian Journal of International Law1693-5594Indonesian Journal of International Law72043122.6Website
The Chinese Journal of Global Governance2352-5193Brill4511322.2
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Frequently Asked Questions

What is Open Access (OA)?
Open access is an international movement that aims to provide free and open online access to academic information, such as publications and data
What does “relevance” mean in the table?
It refers to the level of association between a journal being listed and the concept it is listed under, from 0-100. For example, the Journal Of Physics Through Computation has a relevance of “100” when listed under “Open Access Computer Science Journals” because it has relevance to the field of Computer Science.
How do you count total number of citations?
The citations show how often articles from a journal have been referenced in other works. We get this data from OpenAlex.
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What is an APC?
Article Processing Charges (APCs) are charged to authors of scholarly articles during the publication process. APCs are used by open access journals.
What are the different Open Access types?
Depending on the license, a research paper might be categorised as a) Gold Open Access, which means the paper is freely available and fully accessible to everyone, b) Hybrid Open Access, which means that the authors can pay an APC to make the paper freely available, or c) Green Open Access, which means that there is a possiblity to make subcription based journal articles freely avaiable by uploading the peer-reviewed article to an instiutional repository. Among these, Diamond, Black, and Bronze Open Access also exist.