Journal of Liberty and International Affairs is a triannual (3 regular issues per year), international, open-access, and peer-reviewed journal published by the Institute for Research and European Studies. This journal adheres to a regular publishing schedule, occasionally featuring special issues. The journal strives to offer a dynamic international platform for analysis, research, and debate, primarily in the fields of political science, international relations, and law. Additionally, contributions from economics and related fields are also encouraged. The journal embraces multi- and interdisciplinary scholarship and comparative approaches.

The journal has adopted a rolling submission and publication model called Continuous Article Publishing (CAP). By adopting this innovative model starting with Vol. 10, No. 2, 2024, the Journal of Liberty and International Affairs positions itself at the forefront of academic publishing, offering a dynamic and responsive platform that better serves the needs of the scholarly community. This means that each article, after peer review and acceptance, will be published immediately within the particular issue, including a digital object identifier (DOI) and page numbers.

The journal is indexed in EBSCO, DOAJ/DOAJ Seal, Crossref, CEEOL, SSOAR, ERIHPLUS, HeinOnline, CIAO, ProQuest, ANVUR (Class A), WorldCat, Dimensions, etc.

Journal of Liberty and International Affairs | JLIA

First publication: April 2015

ISSN: 1857-9760 (online) | Open Access | Language: English

JLIA uses the plagiarism screening tool: PlagScan

Call for Papers (Rolling Deadlines ): You can submit your article at any time throughout the year. The rolling submission deadlines, corresponding with the publication of journal issues, are as follows:

Submission Round 1: 10 January

Submission Round 2: 10 April

Submission Round 2: 10 September

Note: If your article is submitted after the final deadline for the volume, it will be considered for the following year’s volume. The sooner you submit, the sooner your article will begin the peer review process. Early submission means that your article may be published with a full citation as soon as it is ready.

The authors are strongly encouraged to read the Review Policy section, the Article Guidelines, and the Publication Ethics section carefully before preparing an article for submission, as well as to check the article for conformance before submitting it for publication.

The authors must complete the registration process with the JLIA before submitting. If already registered, authors can directly log in and initiate the submission through the online submission system.


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Journal of Liberty and International Affairs on the Internet Archive


We are thrilled to announce that the complete issues of the Journal of Liberty and International Affairs are accessible to everyone on the Internet Archive! Since our establishment, we have been dedicated to providing in-depth analysis, scholarly articles, and insightful discussions in the areas of political science, law, international relations, and economics.

What This Means for You:
- Full Access: Every issue, from our first publication to the latest edition, is available online for free.
- Research and Insights: Dive into a wealth of knowledge and research across various topics.
- Scholarly Resources: Utilize our archives for academic research, policy-making, or personal interest.

How to Access:
Simply visit our archives on the Internet Archive and explore our extensive collection. No subscriptions, no paywalls – just open access to quality content.

Thank you for your continued support, and happy reading!


New Members of the International Editorial Committee


The Journal of Liberty and International Affairs is delighted to announce the addition of two esteemed colleagues to our International Editorial Committee. We warmly welcome Dr. Melissa Stolfi (Roma Tre University, Italy) and Dr. Daniele Battista (University of Salerno, Italy).

We are confident that Dr. Stolfi and Dr. Battista's inclusion will further our mission of advancing the discourse on liberty and international affairs. Their involvement underscores our commitment to maintaining the highest standards of academic excellence.

Please join us in welcoming Dr. Stolfi and Dr. Battista to the Journal of Liberty and International Affairs. We look forward to their contributions and the continued growth of our scholarly community.




Summer Holiday


We are on holiday from 8 July to 4 August. We look forward to receiving your submissions from 5 August.

ReviewerCredits registered


We are thrilled to announce that the Journal of Liberty and International Affairs is now registered with ReviewerCredits!

ReviewerCredits is the #1 cross-publisher platform dedicated to finding, recognizing, and rewarding peer reviewers – the cornerstone of research integrity. This partnership marks our commitment to fostering excellence in peer review and upholding the highest standards in academic publishing.

A huge thank you to all our reviewers who contribute their expertise and time to ensure the quality of our publications. Your dedication is invaluable to us!


Vol. 10 No. 2 (2024): Journal of Liberty and International Affairs

The published articles are fully citable.

Starting from Vol. 10, No. 2 (2024), the Journal of Liberty and International Affairs has adopted a rolling submission and publication model, also known as Continuous Article Publishing (CAP), in response to the evolving landscape of academic publishing and to better serve scholars. This means that each article, after peer review and acceptance, will be published immediately within the particular issue, including a digital object identifier (DOI) and page numbers.

After publishing all articles intended for an issue, the issue's Acknowledgment to Reviewers is published, and thus the specific issue is considered closed. Following this, within a certain time period, the journal opens the next issue.

Published: 2024-06-12


Reviewers for Volume 10, Number 2, 2024

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