• Recueil des cours

    Recueil des cours

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    Each year, the The Hague Academy of International Law organizes a course on international private and public law at the Peace Palace. These lectures, by the most prominent legal scholars in the world, are subsequently published in the prestigious Collected Courses of the Hague Academy of International Law Series.

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  • Social media

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    To get the latest updates from The Peace Palace Library connect with the Peace Palace Library on social networks!

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  • Meet our staff

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    The Library has a staff of twenty: one Library director, six reference librarians; four cataloguing staff; two reading room staff; two webteam staff; one acquisition staff and four staff working in the stacks.

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  • Contact

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    We are here for you at the Library! If you have any questions, please contact us.

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  • Search library resources

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    We highly recommend that you have a look at the Research Guides, the Library’s reading room, our catalogue, and the databases.

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  • Activities

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    The Peace Palace Library is more than a place where you can read and borrow books. We also organize various events to bring the community of international legal scholars together. The beautiful Peace Palace is ideally suited for such events. Peace Palace Library Lectures The Peace Palace Library Lecture Series is a lecture series on issues […]

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  • News services

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    There are various ways to keep up-to-date about the activities of the library. The Library also keeps an eye on and provides comments to recent developments in international law in general.

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  • Find your way

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    The easiest way to get to know the Peace Palace Library is to go and visit our Reading Room on the premises of the Palace.To assist you in your research, the Library provides a free course on how to make use of the Library’s extensive collection of publications on international law.

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  • About the library

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    The Peace Palace Library is one of the oldest and most prestigious libraries specialized in international law. Its principal objective is to service the institutions that reside in the Peace Palace, including the International Court of Justice, the Permanent Court of Arbitration, and the Hague Academy of International Law.

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  • E-journals

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    The Peace Palace Library has subscriptions to online content through the vast legal journal collection of many providers. Search our collection of more than 2000 unique electronic journals.

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