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Welcome to Oxford Public International Law

Oxford Public International Law (OPIL) is a comprehensive, single location providing integrated access across our international law services, bringing you one step closer to the perfect research solution.

Our ground-breaking online resources work to speed up research and provide easy access to authoritative content, essential for anyone working in international law.

International Court of Justice Collection

To celebrate the publication of the third edition of The Statute of the International Court of Justice: A Commentary, we have put together a collection of articles and chapters exploring the background, composition, and proceedings of the Court, as well as a selection of expert commentary on contentious cases and advisory opinions, which showcase the ICJ’s important, and often controversial, contribution to the development of international law.

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August 21, 2019

New Max Planck Encyclopedia module launch - September 2019

Oxford University Press and the Max Planck Institute Luxembourg for Procedural Law are excited to announce the forthcoming launch of the new Max Planck Encyclopedia of International Procedural Law

July 31, 2019

OSAIL Update

2 new titles have been added to OSAIL.

July 31, 2019


2 new and 3 updated articles are now available on MPEPIL.

July 29, 2019

OXIO Update

Oxford International Organizations (OXIO) adds 4 new headnotes.