Max Planck Society

Max Planck Institute for Comparative and International Private Law

Media Information
Online version Handwörterbuch des Europäischen Privatrechts

Editorial Office for J.Japan.L. at the Institute:
Harald Baum
Max-Planck-Institut für ausländisches und internationales Privatrecht
Mittelweg 187
D-20148 Hamburg

Tel    +49 (0) 40 41900-317
Fax   +49 (0) 40 41900-288

Editorial Assistants:
Anna Katharina Klasen, Janina Jentz (Layout)

Publishing House:
Carl Heymanns Verlag – a brand of Wolters Kluwer Germany

Executive Editors:
Moritz BälzHarald Baum, Marc Dernauer, and Gabriele Koziol

Journal of Japanese Law

Please direct enquiries to:
Harald Baum


The Journal, published by the Carl Heymanns Verlag in Cologne, appears twice yearly and generally comprises a total of 600 printed pages. It was first established in 1996 by Harald Baum, who now shares editorial responsibility with Moritz Bälz, Frankfurt am Main, Marc Dernauer, Tokyo, and Gabriele Koziol, Tokyo. The Journal has also been available online since June 2015, In addition to abstracts of the contributions found in the last four issues of the Journal, all articles appearing in previous issues are available in full-text, print-version form as PDF documents.

That website is run by the Institute and it comprises detailed information on the submission and use of contributions to the journal.