Editorial Policies

Focus and Scope

Padjadjaran Jurnal of International Law (PJIL) is a peer-reviewed journal with double blind review system.

PJIL encourages all legal experts to contribute by submitting articles on legal issues specifically on (public) International law. 

PJIL published two editions year-round with the first edition published on January and June.

PJIL has been managed and published online.


Section Policies


Checked Open Submissions Checked Indexed Checked Peer Reviewed

Peer Review Process

Management system of PJIL, in general, is as follows.

  1. Contributors submits articles alongside with originality statement.
  2. Submitted articles will then be received by Editorial Board and reviewed by Assistant Editor in terms of the technicality of the writings.
  3. Submitted articles will be subject to double blind review by two experts (mitra bestari), each from Faculty of Law, Padjadjaran University and Faculty of Law from other acclaimed universities. Both experts will give substantive reviews.
  4. Editor will review the format of submitted articles.

In reviewing submitted articles, mitra bestari will refer to scoring guide given by Editorial Board. Scoring format includes originality of ideas, accuracy of used theories in analysing problems, and writing method. Based on these elements, there are three decisions that will be given for submitted articles: accepted, accepted subject to minor or major changes, and declined.

After the decision has been given, contributors are given a chance to improve their articles pursuant to assessment given by mitra bestari. Afterwards, proofreading will be conducted.

For Articles that have been through aforementioned process, Editorial Board will then decide the status and time of publication. The process will continue into final editing and layout design to be published online. Final check will then be conducted as a final step before the publication.

PJIL is not liable to provide a printed edition of the publication, however the printed edition can be available for author upon request.




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