Online Submissions


General Information

The Harvard International Law Journal seeks to publish innovative, original scholarship that makes a significant contribution to the field of international law. The Journal welcomes features from professors, practitioners, and students of private or public international law, as well as other related disciplines.

Feature Format

The Harvard International Law Journal Online publishes and accepts feature submissions of 1,000 words to 5,000 words.

The Harvard International Law Journal Online encourages light footnoting as most sources will be included as hyperlinks in the feature, but reserves the right to request additional citations in accepted articles if needed. If included, footnotes must conform with The Bluebook: A Uniform System of Citation (most recent edition).

Submitting Manuscripts

We are currently not accepting submissions for online publication due to summer vacation. We will begin accepting beginning September 1st, 2017. We make decisions on a rolling basis, although the timing of our decision on many submissions may vary depending on the time of year. Features for consideration for online publication can be submitted electronically to