EHPL - European Health & Pharmaceutical Law Review - EHPL Logo2 e1702560849105
  • Publication frequency quarterly
  • approx. 70 pages
  • ISSN 2751-3971
  • eISSN 2751-398X
  • Language: English

About EHPL

The EHPL – European Health & Pharmaceutical Law  identifies and analyses important legal and regulatory developments on the national, EU and international level. It is primarily concerned with pharmaceutical law, medicines law and issues related to the work of the European Medicines Agency (EMA).

Furthermore, it provides an overview of and critically examines judgments and directives that shape the interpretation and application of EU pharmaceutical law and policy, including those by the European Medicines Agency (EMA), European Courts, international courts and tribunals such as the WTO’s Dispute Settlement Body, and higher national courts.

EHPL’s Aims & Scope

In order to establish itself as a forum for dialogue between different stakeholders in pharmaceutical regulation and governance, EHPL invites contributions from academics, practitioners, regulators and civil society representatives.

Topics covered by EHPL include:

  • Pharmaceutical law and policy in all jurisdictions (regional, national, international);
  • Medicines law
  • Commission decisions (EMA opinions) and regulatory guidelines;
  • National, EU, and international jurisprudence;
  • Medical devices;
  • Borderline cases: pharmaceuticals/food/cosmetics/chemicals
  • Patents /trademarks;
  • Health technology assessment and pricing/reimbursement;
  • Digital health/big data;

All contributions will be subject to double blind peer-review before acceptance for publication and are required to conform to the author guidelines.

EHPL's Target Audience

The quarterly journal addresses everyone who is concerned with pharmaceutical law and policy issues such as academics (in the field of medicines law, regulatory science, and other relevant research fields), legal practitioners in national and international law firms, regulators such government officials working in EU  and national public administration, judges and legal experts in domestic, European and international courts, consultancies, business people in the EU and beyond as well as stakeholder organisations representing professionals, patients, and civil society.

EHPL's Structure

Each issue of EHPL will be a balanced mixture of original research articles, first-hand country or thematic policy reports, timely case annotations on important ECJ/GC rulings and other international/national court judgments, book reviews as well as other information material and updates, including opinions, case summaries or event reports.


Managing Editor

Jakob Wested, University of Copenhagen, Denmark

Associate Editors

Deepaloke Chatterjee, Clifford Chance
Vladimir Murovec, Osborne Clarke
Giuseppe Ragucci, Simmons & Simmons

Editorial Board

Ulrich M. Gassner, University of Augsburg, Germany
Richard S. Goldberg, Durham University, UK
Leigh Hancher, University of Tilburg, Netherlands / Allen & Overy, Brussels, Belgium
Isabelle Huys, KU Leuven, Belgium
Tomasz Jablonski, European Medicines Agency, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Els Janssens, Baker McKenzie, Brussels, Belgium
Eveline Van Keymeulen, Latham & Watkins, Brussels, Belgium
Trudo Lemmens, University of Toronto, Canada
Robert Madelin, Foresight International Policy and Regulatory
Timo Minssen, University of Copenhagen, Denmark
George Peretz, Monckton Chambers, London, UK
Vincenzo Salvatore, University of Insubria / Simmons & Simmons
Florian Schmidt, European Commission, Brussels, Belgium
Claudia Seitz, University of Ghent
Santa Slokenberga
, Uppsala University, Sweden
Anastasiya Kiseleva, Vrije Universiteit Brussel


Executive Editor

Jakob McKernan, Lexxion Publisher, Berlin

Open Access

Do you want to make your contribution freely available to the public?

This journal offers the option to publish open access (OA). Contributions published under the OA policy must still successfully pass peer review in accordance with the journal’s Author Guidelines (view them under the section ‘For authors’ on this website). The standard Open access fee for EPHL in 2023 is 952,00 € per contribution.

Other Options 

Gold Open Access

Gold OA makes the final version of an article freely and permanently accessible for everyone, immediately after publication. Copyright for the article is retained by the author(s). The Gold OA fee is €1190. All open access articles are subject to EHPL’s peer review process.

Green Open Access

After a 6-month embargo period, authors working at a university or a research institute, can avail of the Green OA option. Green OA allows the author to deposit their post-print submission in an institutional or disciplinary repository but not in commercial repositories such as SSRN or The publisher retains the copyright. This option is free of charge.

If you have any questions please get in touch with our colleagues at

Read some of the open access contributions for free here:

Legal Impact Assessment of Brexit: Clinical Trials Data Exchange and Data Protection by Lorelei Ana Garagancea, Walter Fürst (EPLR 1/2019)

Event Report – Big Data in the Pharmaceutical Sector by André S. Berne (EPLR 1/2019)

The Court as Pontius Pilate: Reflecting on Missed Opportunities in the PIP Decision by Marco Rizzi (EPLR 1/2017)

Advertising Rates and Cooperations

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Schedule 2024

Issue Date of Publication Advertising Deadline
EHPL 1/2024 25.03.2024
EHPL 2/2024 24.05.2024
EHPL 3/2024 23.08.2024
EHPL 4/2024 22.11.2024

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