Requirements for Submissions:


As stated in  Call for Papers .


Authors are required to submit an electronic version of the text to the editors via e-mail to Submission should not be under consideration with another Journal or Publisher.


SYIL publishes articles in English.

Length Requirements:

Word counts for manuscripts vary by section and according to the nature of the subject matter discussed. These word counts are therefore intended as guidance to authors rather than as strict requirements. Only submissions significantly above or below these ranges may be returned to authors for revision. All word counts are inclusive of footnotes.

  • Studies and General Articles: 5,000-10,000 words
  • Short articles, commentaries, discussions: up to 2,000 words
  • Case law studies in international law: up to 2,000 words
  • Review of books or articles: up to 1,000 words
Abstract and key words:

Manuscripts shall also include a 100-200 word abstract and up to 10 keywords which will be incorporated into the editors’ introduction and also be published in the online table of contents and used for indexing purposes.

Statement of Affiliation:

Authors should provide a brief statement of affiliation as the first asterisk footnote of their manuscripts (right after their name).

Technical Requirements, Formatting, Citation:

For technical and citation requirements please refer to more detailed SYIL Style Requirements.

For formatting please refer to SYIL Style Standard.




  • Metod Špaček

Editorial Board

  • Peter Klanduch
  • Milan Kollár
  • Dagmar Lantajová
  • Katarína Šmigová
  • Metod Špaček


Advisory Board

  • Gerhard Hafner
  • Dalibor Jílek
  • Stephen McCaffrey
  • Pavel Šturma
  • Peter Tomka