Academic & Author

Academic Qualifications


  • Doctor of Philosophy, Oxford University


  • Juris Kandidat, Juris Licentiate and Juris Doctor, University of Stockholm


  • Licence en droit, Université de Paris, Panthéon-Sorbonne, Paris


  • Diploma, Diritto Europeo, Università di Torino




Ingrid Detter Frankopan is an established and respected academic and author with a specialism in International Law and The Law of War.


Detter Frankopan has published 14 books and numerous articles.




  • Law Making by International Organizations, (Norstedt), Stockholm, 1965
  • Essays on the Law of Treaties, (Sweet & Maxwell), London 1967
  • The East African Community and the Common Market, (Longman), London, 1970
  • Finance and Protection of Investments in Developing Countries, (Gower), 1974; 2nd ed. 1987
  • International Law and the Independent State, (Gower), 1974; 2nd ed. 1987
  • International Adoptions and the Conflict of Laws, (Almquist & Wiksell), Uppsala, 1975
  • Bibliography of International Law, (Bowker), New York, 1975
  • Ekonomisk integrationsratt, (Almquist & Wiksell), Stockholm, 1976
  • The Concept of International Law, (Norstedt), Stockholm, 1987; 2nd ed. 1995
  • The Law of War, (Cambridge University Press), 1987; 2nd ed. 2000; 3rd ed. in the press
  • International Law for Students, (Jagellonica), Stockholm, 1989
  • International Law, (Jagellonica), Stockholm, 1989
  • Space Law, (forthcoming)
  • The International Legal Order, (Gower), London, 2nd ed., 1995





  • ‘Aspects institutionnels de l’Association de Libre Echange (EFTA), Annuaire francais de droit international, 1960
  • ‘Organs of international organizations exercising their treaty making power’, British Yearbook of International Law, 1962
  • ‘The problem of unequal treaties’, International and Comparative Law Quarterly, 1966
  • ‘South West Africa and the dilemma of the International Court’, Newman Yearbook, University of Melbourne, 1966
  • ‘Land-locked States and the Law of the Sea’, Acta Scandinavia Juris Gentium, 1976
  • ‘Super-tankers and international straits’, Festschrift Schmidt, 1976
  • ‘Foreign warships and immunity for espionage’, American Journal of international Law, 1984
  • ‘Submarine espionage: misunderstanding upon misunderstanding’), Svensk juristtidning, 1985
  • ‘Treaties of the modern era’, Oxford World Encyclopedia, Oxford, 1986
  • ‘Legal value of recommendations of international organizations’, University College London Symposium , 1987
  • ‘International Straits and UNCLOS ‘, Ezegodnik mezdunarodnovo pravo, Moscow, 1986
  • ‘What is international law and international relations?’, Journal of International Studies, 1987
  • ‘The human environment: Stockholm and its follow-up’, in Taylor & Groom, Global Issues in the UN Framework, London and New York, 1989
  • ‘Legal issues of privatization in Eastern Europe’, SIRIL Occasional Papers, 1990
  • ‘Implementation of environmental conventions’, SIRIL Occasional Papers, 1990
  • ‘Space satellites and jurisdiction’, Rome Space Symposium‘, 1993
  • ‘ The Effect of Resolutions of International Organizations, Melanges Skubiszewski Krzysztof, ed. Jerzy Makarczyk, Nijhoff 1996
  • ‘Illegal combatants and the Law of War’, Law Journal of George Washington University, 2007
  • ‘Extraordinary rendition’, University of North Carolina Law Journal, 2008
  • ‘New Forms of Sovereignty and the Right to Protect R2P‘, published by St. Thomas More Institute, London, 2011


and numerous book reviews, minor articles and notes;




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