Humanitaeres Voelkerrecht

Edited by


Institut für Friedenssicherungsrecht und Humanitäres Völkerrecht
Ruhr-Universität Bochum
Massenbergstr. 9B
44787 Bochum

Editorial office

Prof. Dr. Hans-Joachim Heintze
Nadine Grünhagen-Rösler
Sissy Katsoni

Institut für Friedenssicherungsrecht und Humanitäres Völkerrecht
Institute for International Law of Peace and Armed Conflict
Ruhr-Universität Bochum
Massenbergstr. 9B
44787 Bochum

In Cooperation with

Prof. Dr. Pierre Thielbörger
​​​​​​​Prof. Dr. Robert Heinsch

Advisory board

Robin Geiß, Wolff Heintschel von Heinegg, Jana Hertwig, Laura Hofmann, Knut Ipsen, Jann K. Kleffner, Claus Kreß, Charlotte Lülf, Thilo Marauhn, Math Noorthmann, Sven Peterke

Humanitäres Völkerrecht

General information

ISSN 2625-719X (print)

ISSN 2625-7203 (online)

Founded: 1988

Publication frequency: two double issues yearly

Size: 17,0 x 24,0 cm

Annual number of pages: ca. 240

Languages: English, German

Review section: Yes

Validation: peer review

Published by Berliner Wissenschafts-Verlag, an imprint of Franz Steiner Verlag GmbH, Stuttgart (Germany)

Databases covering Humanitäres Völkerrecht:

  • Dietrich’s Index Philosophicus
  • Internationale Bibliographie der geistes- und sozialwissenschaftlichen Zeitschriftenliteratur (IBZ)
  • Internationale Bibliographie der Rezensionen geistes- und sozialwissenschaftlicher Literatur (IBR)
  • Ulrichs web
  • Google Scholar

Publishing information

Please send manuscript submissions to the editoral office. Submissions must be original articles (no translations) which must not be previously published. During the review process, manuscripts may not be submitted elsewhere. A manuscript submitted to the journal must be ready for publication, the editors do not accept partial or draft versions. In initial submissions, the citation rules of the journal do not have to be strictly followed. 

All submissions are subjected to peer review. The review process can result in acceptance, the recommendation of revisions or rejection of the manuscript. The author is informed of the decision by email. The editors attempt to reach a decision within 3 months of the submission of the manuscript.

If a manuscript is accepted, the editors request a file with the final version. Please follow the guidelines of publisher and editors provided below.

You can download our general guidelines for articles in journals and the citation style for Humanitaeres Voelkerrecht here:

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