Annales de la Faculte de Droit d’Istanbul has been an open access, peer-reviewed, scholarly journal published by İstanbul University, Faculty of Law. since 1951. As of the year 2023, it has started to be published two times a year, these publication months being March and September. The journal aims to publish high quality articles and thus contribute to the accumulation and dissemination of knowledge in the field.
The journal is a well-known and long-standing peer-reviewed academic journal that reviews the latest evolutions in and developments in the legal field since 1951. The approach of the Journal is a comparative one and accordingly will focus on not only Turkish domestic law but also German, Swiss, French, European Union and Anglo-American laws as well as all fields of international law. It embraces work that is theoretical, empirical, socio-legal, doctrinal or comparative that relates to any legal systems. Each edition of the Annales contains significant theoretical contributions while also being a dossier of information on the cross-cultural application of a specific area of law. Annales also publishes both translated texts of Turkish relevant legislation. It is worth noting that Turkey becomes very important actor in the process of enlargement of EU and the regional leader in the Middle East and Asia Minor. Annales is the leading forum for research and discussion of the law and legal systems of these regions. Thus, the Annales with its Editorial Board including both national and international leading experts is the magnet for all legal scholars working in this region.