EuCLR - About us

The European Criminal Law Review (EuCLR)

is a new journal dedicated to the development of European Criminal Law and the cooperation in criminal matters within the European Union. In these areas the Lisbon Treaty has supposedly brought about the most important changes and also the greatest challenges for the future.


  • Petter Asp, Stockholm University, Sweden
  • Luigi Foffani, University of Modena and Reggio Emilia, Italy
  • Maria Kaiafa-Gbandi, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece
  • Helmut Satzger, Ludwig-Maximilians-University Munich, Germany (editor in chief)
  • Ingeborg Zerbes, University of Vienna, Austria

On the content

It is the journal’s ambition to provide a primary forum for comprehensive discussion and critical  analysis of all questions arising in relation to European Criminal Law. It will include articles and relevant material on topics such as

  • the harmonisation of national criminal law in consideration of European legal instruments,
  • the implementation of the principle of mutual recognition in the area of cooperation in criminal
    matters and the development towards the creation of a European Public Prosecutor,
  • the emergence of a balanced European Criminal Policy based on fundamental rights, freedom and democracy with particular reference to the Charter of Fundamental Rights of the European Union and the European Convention on Human Rights.

To make potential readers acquainted with the EuCLR the full text of issue No.1/2011 is included in the “Archive”.