ICON•S | The International Society of Public Law

Welcome to ICON•S!

ICON•S is an international learned society with members from all around the globe. Members include scholars in all fields of law and beyond to the humanities and social sciences, and at all levels of seniority, from students to emeritus faculty. ICON•S provides its members with the best avenues for building meaningful relationships and exchanging ideas internationally to advance its mission.

Read our full Mission Statement and join us!


  • Book Prize


ICON·S | The International Society for Public Law is pleased to open the Call for Nominations for its fifth annual Book Prize. In line with the Society’s mission, the prize will be awarded to an outstanding book in the field of public law, understood as a field of knowledge that transcends dichotomies between the national and the…

  • Events

Book discussion: Constitutional Processes and Democratic Commitment

Our recently created Committee on New Directions in Scholarship invites you to join us in conversation in the New Scholarship Showcase, a series of monthly virtual events dedicated to new books in public law. The event (date and time below) will feature a discussion on Constitutional Processes and Democratic Commitment (Yale University Press 2021) by Professor Donald Horowitz (Duke…

  • Call
  • Events

ICON-S Writing School

Publishing at the international level can be challenging for early-career scholars. It is crucial for their academic career and the wide dissemination of knowledge, yet little systematic training is offered to do this task effectively. The ICON-S Writing School – provided at no cost – is here to help, especially those whose home institution has not offered…