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Basic Information

The Revista Derecho del Estado is an academic publication that is open for discussion. It promotes the theoretical, analytical and critical analysis of state organizations and public law in general, with the understanding that by means of doctrinal debates it is possible to advance, from the legal science stance, in the development of improved rights and freedom regulation, in perfecting democracy and the consolidation and defense of the constitutional State.

This journal is published three a year and is targeted to students, researchers and professionals interested in subjects related to constitutional law, international public law, administrative law, political science and in general, to Colombian and international problematic issues.

The journal started in the first semester of 1997 and it is written in Spanish, although it publishes Spanish versions of articles in other languages. The journal keeps the legal deposit and sends several issues in exchange and donation to national and international libraries and research centers.

The journal has the aim to publish papers in public law and political science from different universities and research centers. It seeks to discuss theoretical approaches and to contribute in the creation of an academic society that brings together an environment of free expression.


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The articles published in Revista Derecho del Estado are indexed or summarized by:

  • PUBLINDEX de Colciencias
  • Philosopher’s Index
  • Directorio y Catálogo Latindex
  • Fuente Académica-EBSCO
  • Cengage Learning
  • Dialnet
  • DOAJ
  • E-revistas
  • Social Science Research Network
  • Open Journal System
  • ProQuest



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The publication of the magazine is funded by:

  • Departamento de Derecho Constitucional, Universidad Externado de Colombia

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