Martinus Nijhoff Publishers was an independent academic publishing company dating back to the nineteenth century, which is now an imprint of Brill Publishers. Founded in 1683, Brill is a publishing house with a rich history and a strong international focus. The name was changed to Brill–Nijhoff. Brill is a prestigious imprint with its portfolio focuses on areas in Public International Law, Human Rights, Humanitarian Law and increasingly on International Relations. Brill publishes over 800 books per year in both print and electronic format. Many of Brill’s journals are indexed by major abstracting & indexing services, such as Web of Science and Scopus. All back volumes are digitized and are included in the Brill Journal Archives Online. Its annual publication program consists of over 20 journals, 20 annuals and some 120 new book titles. The company’s head office is in Leiden, (The Netherlands) with a branch office in Boston, Massachusetts (USA). Brill was listed at the Amsterdam Stock exchange in 1896. Brill’s publications focus on the Humanities and Social Sciences, International Law and selected areas in the Sciences.