Call for papers 2015

Polish Yearbook of International Law (PYIL) is currently seeking articles for its next volume (XXXV), which will be published in June 2016. Authors are invited to submit complete unpublished papers in areas connected with public and private international law, including European law. Although it is not a formal condition for acceptance, we are specifically interested in articles that address issues in international and European law relating to Central and Eastern Europe. Authors from the region are also strongly encouraged to submit their works.
Submissions should not exceed 15,000 words (including footnotes) but in exceptional cases we may also accept longer works. We assess manuscripts on a rolling basis and will consider requests for expedited review in case of a pending acceptance for publication from another journal.
All details about submission procedure and required formatting are available at the PYIL’s webpage (

Please send manuscripts to The deadline for submissions is 31 January 2016.

PYIL – the highest score in the new edition of the list of scientific periodicals!

We are glad to inform you that Polish Yearbook of International Law was included in the latest edition of the list of scientific periodicals which was published at the end of 2015 by the Polish Minister of Science and Higher Education. PYIL was placed in section B of the list and received 14 points. Consequently, our yearbook has now the highest score among Polish legal journals.

The complete list of all section B scientific periodicals can be found (only in Polish).

PYIL included in Thomson Reuters Emerging Sources Citation Index!

The Polish Yearbook of International Law is pleased to announce that it has been accepted for indexing in the Emerging Sources Citation Index (ESCI), a new edition of Web of Science™. Content in this index is under consideration by Thomson Reuters to be accepted in the Science Citation Index Expanded™, the Social Sciences Citation Index®, and the Arts & Humanities Citation Index®. The quality and depth of content Web of Science offers to researchers, authors, publishers, and institutions sets it apart from other research databases. The inclusion of the Polish Yearbook of International Law in the ESCI demonstrates our dedication to providing the most relevant and influential legal content to our readers.