With a catalogue of over 30,000 volumes on Public Law, and the related fields of international, comparative and EU law, as well as Human Rights, the Academy’s European Public Law Library is one of the largest specialized academic law libraries in Europe. Its corpora on national law covers over 50 countries worldwide.
Founded in 1995, the Library holds collections in printed form in more than 13 languages (English, French, German, Italian, Greek, Arabic, Czech, Romanian, Russian, Spanish, Thai, Turkish, and Ukrainian).
In addition to the extensive collection of periodicals, which enumerates upward of 70 titles, the “European Public Law Organization” develops and maintains the journal exchange program between the “European Review of Public Law” and prestigious legal journals.
- The Library journal collection includes:
- Quaderni Constituzionali (Italy),
- Revue de droit Monégasque (Monaco),
- University Law Journal (Ukraine),
- Juridica International (Estonia),
- Arhiv za pravne i drustvene nauke, Pravni Zapisi (Serbia),
- Buletin Ştiinţific (Romania),
- Revue française d’administration publique (France),
- European Constitutional Law Review (Netherlands)
- Journal of International and Comparative Law,
- Pittsburg Law Review, Chicago-Kent Lew Review (USA) and many other active and inactive journals.
On a constant basis the library receives the updates from the Court of Justice of the European Union (in English and Greek), the Council of Europe Human Right Information Bulletin (in English and French) and from the European Court of Human Rights, Information Note on the Court’s case-law (in English and French).
A unique library comprised of 100 PhD Candidates’ theses completes the collection. The Library receives legal texts and publications for review from Publishers such as:
- Cambridge University Press
- Oxford University Press
- Hart Publishing
- Ashgate Publishing
- Duncker & Humblot
- Kluwer Law
- il Mulino
- C.F. Muller
- Mohr Siebeck and many other worldwide.
The Library welcomes and constantly receives thematic literature donations in various languages both from individuals and institutions.