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As part of the submission process, authors are required to check off their submission's compliance with all of the following items, and submissions may be returned to authors that do not adhere to these guidelines.

  • The submission has not been previously published, nor is it before another journal for consideration (or an explanation has been provided in Comments to the Editor).
  • The submission file is in a Microsoft Word document file format.
  • Where available, URLs for the references have been provided.
  • The text is single-spaced; uses a 12-point font; employs italics, rather than underlining (except with URL addresses); and all illustrations, figures, and tables are placed within the text at the appropriate points, rather than at the end.
  • The text adheres to the stylistic and bibliographic requirements outlined in the Author Guidelines.

Submissions are open to any current undergraduate (S-1/Bachelor’s) or graduate students (S-2/Master’s and S-3/Doctorate) from any university. Each article, case commentary, book review, and article review may have up to 4 (four) contributors.


Scope of subject:

Public International Law, Private International Law, and Comparative Law


Manuscript format:

  • Font: Garamond

  • Title: 20 words max

  • Abstract: 150-250 words

  • Word count (including footnotes, excluding title, sub-title, abstract, bibliography, inside notes, and, if any, “about the author”)

    • Research articles: 5000-10000 words

    • Book reviews: 2000-5000 words 

    • Case commentaries and article reviews: 2000-4000 words

  • Submissions must be written in proper academic English, which must adhere to the American style of spelling

  • Any citations shall be written in the form of footnotes, the style of which shall be modeled after the examples as laid down in the Chicago 17th edition citation guidelines


Additional policies:

  • Submissions are subject to a double-blind peer review process

  • Each submission shall be subjected to a preliminary review by the journal’s editorial board, subsequent to which the editorial board reserves the right to request from the author(s) further revisions before proceeding with the article to advanced stages of peer-review.

  • Case commentaries should adhere to the following general outline:

    1) Summary of the facts of the case;

    2) (for comparative law case commentaries) how the legal situation in the jurisdiction being reviewed compares to the Indonesian legal context, or to the general trends in most jurisdictions; and

    3) Discussions of the value of the judgment being reviewed brings to the law. The foregoing of course does not mean that the authors need to attach to each section a title which strictly corresponds to the nature of those sections.

  • Each image being featured in an article should credit its source (if the picture(s) concerned is (are) made by the author, then the author must credit his or herself).

  • We encourage the usage of Zotero, Mendeley, or other citation softwares for the bibliography section.


Submit your article by first registering to our Open Journal System here by 30 June 2024.


Authors with accepted submissions may be given financial incentives.

For further information concerning print submissions, contact Muhammad Raihan Sjahputra (jglr.ugm@gmail.com or +6281392718718)