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IBRU: Centre for Borders Research


Since 1989, IBRU has published:

These are detailed case studies of specific regional issues as well as technical studies on international boundary delimitation, demarcation, and management, published between 1993 and 2002. Available for free download via the searchable online catalogue

Published quarterly between 1993 and 2002, each bulletin contains up to a dozen in-depth articles on boundary and security issues around the world. Contents of individual bulletins are available via the PDF catalogue and nearly 200 articles published from 1999 on are available for free download via the searchable online catalogue.

IBRU has published six volumes in the Kluwer International Boundary Studies series, five in the Routledge World Boundaries series, and two stand-alone volumes.

IBRU’s maps include Arctic maritime jurisdiction and boundaries and South Atlantic maritime claims, as well as the International River Boundaries Database.

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Between 1993 and 2002 IBRU published nine volumes of the quarterly Boundary & Security Bulletin and 46 in-depth Briefings on a range of boundary and territorial issues on land and at sea. The Unit also edited Kluwer Law International’s International Boundary Studies series and the World Boundaries series for Routledge.

The Boundary & Security Bulletin, Boundary & Territory Briefings and Maritime Briefings are available as free downloads from this website.

You can use the online catalogue to browse the titles of Briefings and Bulletin articles by series, region or theme, or search for relevant titles using keywords of your choice.