Information For Authors

The VLR welcomes submissions by senior scholars as well as younger researchers, particularly those who conduct research at or in cooperation with the University of Vienna. The content of the articles may relate to any field of law including interdisciplinary and international comparative perspectives.
The content should however be related to Austrian or European law or be general enough to be of interest for the Austrian and  European audience of VLR.

Are you interested in submitting an article to this journal? Articles should be sent via e-mail to Once submitted, all articles are subjected to a rigorous double-blind peer review process, which takes up to eight weeks. Special emphasis is laid on the scholarly quality of the contributions, the originality of the research presented, as well as the articles' structure and linguistic quality. Articles are reviewed twice, once by a member of the editorial team and once by an outside reviewer. After every review the author gets the chance to revise the article according to the feedback.  After two positive reviews the article will be prepared for publication by the editorial team.

This journal does not charge any APCs or submission charges. Before submitting an article, please check the Submissions section on our website for formal criteria and author guidelines.