The ‘Gänseliesel’ (Goose Girlis), a historical fountain erected in 1901, represents the most well-known landmark of the city of Goettingen.
Editorial Board

The Editorial Board is the journal’s backbone. For the most part, it comprises of current law students at the University of Goettingen.

Reviewing cited sources, acquisitioning new articles, organizing conferences and workshops, raising funds, technical support of the website and all other necessary tasks are run by this group.


Tilman Hartge
Maximilian Heinze
Lea Schäfer
Managing Editors
Asja Begić
Lennarth Hienz
Evère Henrich
Kokoro Kuroiwa
Antonia Comes
Lara Fischer
Laura Hirschfeld
Carolin Holtz
Assala Janati Idrissi
Hannah John
Ekaterina Kasyanova-Kühl
Carla Kessener
Nikolai Krämer
Kokoro Kuroīwa
Chiara Kölsch
Markus Meyer
Marlene Nebel
Tobias Nielsen
Ida Oks
Pia Pfändner
Melina Ploetze
Karla Roß
Vanessa Schobek
Michel Schütt
Aina Ullmann
Tora Zwinkau


Participation of current and former members

Advisory Board

The members of our Advisory Board, which has come to include professors and practitioners from around the world, provide indispensable advice on how to place GoJIL on the map of internationally acclaimed academic journals.


Name Institute
Prof. Dr. Dr. h.c. Kai Ambos University of Goettingen, Judge Kosovo Specialist Chambers
Prof. Dr. Thomas Buergenthal
*Deceased in May 2023
George Washington University, former Judge of the International Court of Justice
Prof. Dr. Christian Calliess, LL.M. Freie Universität Berlin
Prof. Dr. Georg Nolte Judge at the International Court of Justice, Humboldt University of Berlin
Prof. Dr. Angelika Nußberger, M.A. Former Vice-President and Judge of the European Court of Human Rights, University of Cologne
Prof. Dr. Andreas L. Paulus Judge at the Federal Constitutional Court, University of Goettingen
Prof. Dr. Dietrich Rauschning
*Deceased in September 2023
University of Goettingen
Prof. Dr. Walter Reese-Schäfer University of Goettingen
Prof. Dr. Frank Schorkopf University of Goettingen
Prof. Dr. Anja Seibert-Fohr, LL.M. European Court of Human Rights, University of Heidelberg
Prof. Dr. Bruno Simma University of Michigan, former Judge of the International Court of Justice
Prof. Dr. Peter-Tobias Stoll University of Goettingen
Scientific Advisory Board

The Scientific Advisory Board consists of emerging scholars specialized in public international law who offer their immeasurable support in everyday challenges inherent to publishing. Their assistance and valuable reviews in GoJIL’s peer review process ensure the academic standard of the Journal.


Name Institute
Dr. Patrick Abel, MJur University of Goettingen
Prof. Dr. Stefanie Bock University of Marburg
Mario G. Aguilera Bravo, LL.M. University of Goettingen
Prof. Dr. Christian Djeffal Technical University of Munich
Dr. Anne Dienelt, Maîtrise en Droit University of Hamburg
Dr. Henner Gött, LL.M. Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy
Dr. Julia Gebhard, LL.M. OSCE Office for Democratic Institutions and Human Rights
Dr. Sué González Hauck University of St. Gallen
Jan-Henrik Hinselmann University of Goettingen
Prof. Dr. Till Holterhus, MLE, LL.M. University of Goettingen
Assoc. Prof. Dr. Johann Leiss, LL.M., MLE Inland Norway University of Applied Sciences (Lillehammer)
Dr. Matthias Lippold, LL.M. University of Goettingen
Dr. Stefan Martini University of Kiel
Dr. Sven Missling University of Goettingen
Dr. Annika Maleen Gronke (née Poschadel), MLE Local Court Lörrach
Jakob Quirin Federal Ministry of Economic Affairs and Energy
Maja Smrkolj, LL.M. European Commission
Dr. Ignaz Stegmiller University of Gießen
Torsten Stirner University of Goettingen
Dr. Tobias Thienel, LL.M. Weissleder Ewer, Kiel
Dr. Pedro Villarreal, LL.M. Max Planck Institute
Assoc. Prof. Markus Wagner, J.S.M. University of Wollongong


Participation of current and former members

Native Speaker Board

The Board of Native Speakers is the third pillar in GoJIL's supportive structure and enables GoJIL to provide a complementary native speaker proofreading. The group consists of highly qualified lawyers who are specialized in international law, holding LL.M.s or equivalent degrees.

Neela Badami
Elisabeth Campbell
Deepaloke Chatterjee
Andrea Ewing
Liam Halewood
Rahul Menon
Alexander Murray
Paul Pryce
Erik M. Tikannen


Participation of current and former members