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See also our research guides on International criminal law and European law.


  • Collected Courses / Recueil des Cours Online
    The online version of the Collected Courses or Recueil des Cours covers more than 330 volumes (150,000 pages) containing over 1200 lectures taught at The Hague Academy of International Law over a period of 85 years.
  • Foreign & International Law Resources Database (FILRD) - HeinOnline
    Full text prominent international law publications: yearbooks, serials, proceedings of the American Society of International Law, U.S. law digests on international law, decisions and other documents of the Hague Permanent Court of International Justice and more.
  • International law in domestic courts (ILDC)
    As part of the Oxford Reports on International law, ILDC covers international law as applied in the domestic courts of approximately 70 jurisdictions. Decisions are accompanied by expert analysis and cross-case navigation via the Oxford Law Citator.
  • Kluwer Arbitration
    Offers full-text access to a collection of journals and books from Kluwer Law International on arbitration, but also BITs, related case law, conventions, legislation, treaties, news and more.
  • Max Planck Encyclopedias of International Law
    Online edition of the encyclopedia with peer-reviewed (1,700) articles on every aspect of public international law (history of public international law, criminal law, human rights law, economic law, and environmental law). Contains the Oxford Law Citator
  • Nexis Uni
    Database containing international law reviews and journals, case law, legal news, statutes and legislation, administrative codes and regulations, directories.
  • Oxford Bibliographies in International Law
    Contains peer-reviewed encyclopedic articles on the main concepts of international law with references to selected general works, textbooks, book chapters, articles and major judicial decisions.
  • Oxford Scholarly Authorities on International Law
    Contains full-text online editions of reference works and treatises published by Oxford University Press, such as Oppenheim and the Oxford Commentaries on International Law.
  • U.S. Treaties and Agreements Library - HeinOnline
    Online collection of U.S. treaties and agreements. Includes prominent collections such as the United States Treaties and Other International Agreements set (commonly referred to as the "Blue set").


See also the guide Legal literature - Books.

More books on international law can be found in the library at call number AA (treaties), BA-BD (public international law), CA-CC (sources of international law), MA-MF (international organisations), TA-TN (international trade law), FB-FO (human rights). Check the floor plan.


Case law

Official documents

 See also the manual How to find UN documents.

Legislation and treaties

 See also the manual How to find a treaty.