Journal of Legal and Political Education is a bi-annual (2 regular issues per year), international, open-access, and peer-reviewed journal published by the Institute for Research and European Studies. This journal follows a regular publishing schedule with the occasional addition of a special issue. In response to the evolving landscape of academic publishing and to better serve scholars, the Journal of Legal and Political Education has adopted a rolling submission and publication model. The focus and scope of this journal revolve around the interdisciplinary exploration and advancement of knowledge in the realms of law and politics, particularly within an educational context.

Journal of Legal and Political Education | JLPE

First publication: 12 July 2024

ISSN: 2955-2389 (online) | DOI: | Open Access | Language: English

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 August

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.

JLPE uses the plagiarism screening tool: PlagScan

There are no APCs or publication fees charged to the authors, and all articles are immediately available on the journal website once published.

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 JLPE before submitting. If already registered, authors can directly log in and initiate the submission through the online submission system.


Summer Holiday


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

JLPE ReviewerCredits registered


We are thrilled to announce that the Journal of Legal and Political Education 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!


Editor-in-Chief Certification


We are thrilled to announce that our esteemed Editor-in-Chief, Prof. Dr. Sc Goran Ilik, has achieved certification as a Web of Science (WoS) certified peer reviewer. This prestigious certification highlights Prof. Dr. Sc Goran Ilik's commitment to excellence in scholarly publishing and peer review standards.

As an integral part of our journal's editorial leadership, Prof. Dr. Goran Ilik continues to uphold rigorous academic standards and ensure the quality and integrity of the peer review process. This achievement not only reflects Prof. Dr. Sc Goran Ilik's dedication to advancing knowledge within their field but also enhances the credibility and impact of our journal within the global research community.

We look forward to Prof. Dr. Goran Ilik's continued leadership and contributions to maintaining the highest standards of academic publishing.

Thank you,

JLPE Editorial Team

Vol. 1 No. 1 (2024): Journal of Legal and Political Education

Published: 2024-07-12

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