Two EUI Research Papers Series in SSRN

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The Law Department has launched the European University Institute (EUI) Legal Research Paper Series as a Law Research Centers Papers series within the Legal Scholarship Network (LSN) of SSRN.
The Robert Schuman Centre for Advanced Studies (RSCAS)  has launched the Robert Schuman Centre for Advanced Studies (RSCAS) Research Papers Series as a Political Science Research Centers Papers series within the Political Science Network (PSN) of SSRN.






These two Research Papers series include the all EUI Working Papers published by the Law Department and the Robert Schuman Centre but also many other (pre)publications by the authors of  working papers.

What is SSRN?

SSRN is a searchable electronic library and contains abstracts, full bibliographic data, and author contact information for more than 523,700 papers, more than 243,100 authors, and full text for more than 429,100 papers. The eLibrary can be accessed at SSRN supports open access by allowing authors to upload papers to the eLibrary for free through the SSRN User HeadQuarters at, and by providing free downloading of those papers. Downloads from the SSRN eLibrary in the past 12 months total more than 10.8 million, with more than 72 million downloads since inception
Searching on an individual’s name in the author field on the search page at provides access to all publications in SSRN of that author, including contact information such as email, postal, telephone, and fax information.

How to subscribe to an e-mail alerting service on a specific subject?

SSRN classifies all submitted papers and groups them in “Subject Matter eJournals”. If you like to be informed by email of the latest publications in SSRN on a specific subject you can subscribe to an alerting service. You will have to go through the following steps:


  • Click on the Browse-button


  • Open one of the networks, in this case Legal Scholarship Network


  • Click on Subject Matter eJournals


  • Click on the eJournal of your interest


  • Click on Subscribe to this eJournal


  • You will now be asked to create a user account by entering your EUI email address and adding a password. Once this has been set up you will receive at regular intervals the latest publications in that subject area.

NB  If you are no longer interested in receiving these alerts please unsubscribe!  The Library pays a subscription fee which is based on the number of users receiving email alerts.