Research Tilburg Law School

Guidelines Tilburg Law Review


All article submissions must be in English, consistently using either American or British spelling. Articles should not exceed 10,000 words (footnotes excluded). Articles should conform to the Oxford Standard for Citation of Legal Authorities (OSCOLA). Articles should be double spaced, with a uniform system of headings and sub-headings, footnotes (rather than endnotes), and a complete bibliography.

Authors are asked to submit a CV along with their submission. When submitting an article to the Tilburg Law Review, you are implicitly confirming that this article has not been published elsewhere, and will not be published elsewhere, unless it is first rejected for publication by the Tilburg Law Review. Once you submit an article to the Tilburg Law Review, you may not withdraw it for the purpose of publishing it elsewhere without the consent of the Tilburg Law Review's Executive Editorial Board. The Executive Editorial Board considers requests for expedited review on a case by case basis.

All articles are subjected to both peer review and graduate student review, and articles selected for publication will go through several rounds of editing and feedback prior to publication.
Guidelines on using Oscola

Book Reviews

If you would like to write a book a review of a recently published book on topics relevant to the Tilburg Law Review (International and/or European law), please contact to propose reviewing a particular book. If you would like to send the TLR a copy of a recently published book that fits our fields of interest, we will gladly reach out to potential reviewers. Please mail us two copies of the book. The Tilburg Law Review can not guarantee that every book so received will be reviewed.

Detailed instructions

Ethical and Legal Conditions

Submission of an article for publication implies the following:

  1. All authors are in agreement about the content of the manuscript and its submission to the journal.
  2. The contents of the manuscript have been tacitly or explicitly approved by the responsible authorities where the research was carried out.
  3. The manuscript has not been published previously, in part or in whole, in English or any other language, except as an abstract, part of a published lecture or academic thesis.
  4. The manuscript has not and will not be submitted to any other journal while still under consideration for this journal.
  5. If accepted, the author agrees to transfer copyright to BRILL and the manuscript will not be published elsewhere in any form, in English or any other language, without prior written consent of the Publisher.
  6. If the submission includes figures, tables, or large sections of text that have been published previously, the author has obtained written permission from the original copyright owner(s) to reproduce these items in the current manuscript in both the online and print publications of the journal. All copyrighted material has been properly credited in the manuscript.
    More information on the reuse of figures

Manuscript Structure

All submissions should be double spaced (12-pt font) pages, including abstract, keywords, tables, figures, notes and appendices. The text file should be typed as flat text, with as little formatting as possible.
The first page of the manuscript should include: manuscript title, name and affiliations of all authors, abstract and keywords (articles or news & views), the body of the manuscript.

Abstract and Keywords
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