The Journal of Strategic Trade Control was founded in 2022 by Veronica Vella with the support of Prof. Quentin Michel. The European Studies Unit (ESU) of the University of Liège hosts it. The ESU has been engaged in research concerning strategic trade control and non-proliferation for many years .

The Journal of Strategic Trade Control is a peer-reviewed, open-access journal that aims at providing academics, practitioners, opinion / decision-makers and other stakeholders involved in and concerned with strategic trade control issues with authoritative, thought-provoking, theoretically informed and analytically sound resources. Topics cover the entire spectrum of strategic trade controls, from the political and legal framework, all aspects of its developments and implementation to its specific features and compliance.

Contributions will undergo a rigorous peer review, based on initial in-house screening and anonymous refereeing by at least two reviewers. Every Issue will include five manuscripts each of which will be consequentially be published. In fact, contributions will be published on a rolling basis, without having to wait for a full and complete issue. Special issues might also be published.

The Journal welcomes submissions on all aspects of strategic trade control in – and from – all the world’s regions. Read the Instructions for Authors for information on how to submit your article.