call for papers


Call for papers

Vietnamese Journal of Legal Sciences (VJLS) is a semi-annual journal that aims to provide an
avenue for the publication of high quality, peer-reviewed research on wide-ranging areas of
law and legal studies that are of contemporary interest. Founded under the initiative of Ho
Chi Minh City University of Law, a leading legal educational and training institution of
Vietnam, the VJLS provides a platform for national and cross-national discussion on topics in
both public and private law, as well as interdisciplinary contributions that are relevant to
legal studies.
The VJLS publishes articles, book reviews, case commentaries and other such which analyse
the recent development related to legal issues raised in Vietnam or other countries in the
context of development and modernization.
For its issues which will be published tentatively in June 2019 and December 2019, the VJLS
welcomes submissions from academicians, practitioners, researchers, students and others
interested in the field. Articles should be between 10,000-20,000 words in length, including
footnotes. Their publication will be subject to double-blind peer-review.
Selected papers will be published online and in printed version. They will be indexed by De
Gruyter Open, which provides open access to listed papers among universities, researchers
and scholars. After publication, authors will receive:
- Digital publication certificate
- Journal link and individual research paper open access web-link
- Complete e-journal along with cover page
- Indexing with De Gruyter Open, Google Scholar
Guide for authors:
1. The research paper shall be written in English. It shall be original and unpublished
2. The paper shall not be plagiarized, and free from grammatical, spelling and other
3. The paper’s content shall be typewritten in the font Times New Roman, font size 12,
line spacing 1.0 and justified alignment. The citations must be typewritten in the font
Times New Roman, font size 10, line spacing 1.0 and justified alignment.
4. The deadlines for final paper submission: 15 May, 2019 for the June issue and 15
November, 2019 for the December issue. A confirmation email will be delivered to
the authors whose work has been shortlisted for publication no later than the 30 of
May, 2019 and the 30 of November, 2019 respectively.
5. Papers should be sent to .