Fédéralisme Régionalisme

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Scope of the journal :

The Journal Federalism-Regionalism investigates the political dynamics and the structures of complex political units: regional or federal states as well as international or supranational organisations. The intrusion of globalisation effects into political life, from the global to the local levels, are well illustrated by multi-level governance phenomena. Issues such as the distribution of decision-making powers and competences as well as the interactions between different levels and the related social processes are part of the fundamental questions raised by the journal Federalism-Regionalism.

Federalism-Regionalism was founded by the Centre for the Study of Federalism in 1989, at a turning point for Belgian federalism, the European Union and the new international order. It was revived in 1999 by Prof. Jean Beaufays (University of Liège). Since then, it has released on-line special issues, articles and reviews of scientific research. It is addressed to political scientists, sociologists, law students as well as political and social actors.

Edited on the University of Liège scientific periodic publication portal, Federalism-Regionalism is part of the Open Access journals networks. It does not charge APCs or submission charges. The Journal allow the author(s) to hold the copyright without restrictions. They also retain publishing rights but the prior publication in Federalism-Regionalism must be clearly mentionned and the URL of the article provided.

All papers are reviewed at least twice - and usually three times. Most of the times, a first revision is done by the special issue coordinators ; then all papers are reviewed by members of the editorial board and thereafter submitted to a double-blind review process.

The Journal issues articles in French, Dutch and English. Instructions for authors are available below and may also be obtained by contacting the Assistant Editor.

Frequency of issue :


Editorial Board - Correspondence :

- Editor-in-Chief : Pierre Verjans, pverjans@uliege.be

- Editorial Board :

  • Jean Beaufays, Université de Liège, Belgique
  • Kris Deschouwer, Vrij Universiteit Brussel, Belgique
  • Carl Devos, Universiteit Gent, Belgique
  • Elodie Fabre, Queen's University Belfast, Royaume-Uni
  • Eric Geerkens, Université de Liège, Belgique
  • Geoffrey Grandjean, Université de Liège, Belgique
  • André Lecours, Université d'Ottawa, Canada
  • Bart Maddens, KU Leuven, Belgique
  • Geoffroy Matagne, Université de Liège, Belgique
  • Petra Meier, Universiteit Antwerpen, Belgique
  • Sean Muller, Université de Lausanne, Suisse
  • Yves Palau, Paris XII, France
  • Johanne Poirier, McGill, Canada
  • Min Reuchamps, Université catholique de Louvain, Belgique
  • Pierre Verjans, Université de Liège, Belgique

- Editorial Advisory Board :

  • Gonzales d'Alcantara, Université d'Anvers, Belgique
  • Marc Bossuyt, Universiteit Antwerpen, Belgique
  • Jo Buelens, Vrij Universiteit Brussel - Erasmushogeschool Brussel, Belgique
  • Michel Hermans, HEC-Université de Liège, Belgique
  • Marc Jacquemain, Université de Liège, Belgique
  • Bob Kabamba, Université de Liège, Belgique
  • Michael Keating, European University Institute, Italie
  • Marco Martiniello, FNRS-Université de Liège, Belgique
  • Olivier Paye, Facultés universitaires Saint-Louis, Belgique
  • François Saint-Ouen, FEDRE, Suisse
  • Daniel Seiler, Institut d'études politiques d'Aix-en-Provence, France
  • Antony Todorov, Nouvelle université bulgare-Université de Sofia, Bulgarie
  • Pierre Vercauteren, Facultés Universitaires Catholiques de Mons, Belgique


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