The Journal of International Organizations Studies is a new, peer-reviewed journal that seeks to encourage the creation of a distinct field of international organizations studies. It aims to provide a window into the state of the art in international organizations research, and function as a platform for interdisciplinary dialog on international organizations.
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Volume 4, Issue 2

Our Fall 2013 issue covers the history of women in the LON and UN, state capacity to negotiate in international organizations, EU-Africa relations in handling the Libya crisis and regional integration in Africa.


Special Issue: Sociological Perspectives on International Organizations and the Construction of Global Order

guest edited by Martin Koch (University of Bielefeld) and Stephan Stetter (University of the Armed Forces Munich) 




We now welcome papers for submission to our Fall 2014 and Spring 2015 publication.



Recent Highlights

Looking Back at the Gap: International Organizations as Organizations Twenty-Five Years Later
Steven R. Brechin and Gayl D. Ness

The Organizational Turn in International Organization Theory
David Ellis

An Organizational Theory of International Institutions
Christopher Balding and Daniel Wehrenfennig

Kent J. Kille and Ryan C. Hendrickson



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ISSN 2191-2556 (print)

ISSN 2191-2564 (online) 


Volume 4, Issue 2
now available online.

For previous issues
please see our paper archive.