Languages — Open Access Journal

Languages (ISSN 2226-471X) is an international, multidisciplinary, peer-reviewed open access journal on interdisciplinary studies of languages, and is published quarterly online by MDPI. The first issue has been released in 2016.
  • Open Access free for readers, free publication for well-prepared manuscripts submitted in 2018.
  • High visibility: Indexed in ERIH Plus.
  • Rapid publication: manuscripts are peer-reviewed and a first decision provided to authors approximately 51 days after submission; acceptance to publication is undertaken in 7.6 days (median values for papers published in the first six months of 2018).
  • Recognition of reviewers: reviewers who provide timely, thorough peer-review reports receive vouchers entitling them to a discount on the APC of their next publication in any MDPI journal, in appreciation of the work done.

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Special Issues

Special Issue in Languages
Syntactic Variation in Language Contact Situations. The view from an I-Language Perspective Guest Editors: Francesc Roca, Juan Uriagereka, Ángel Gallego, Bruno Camus, Ricardo Etxepare, Iván Ortega-Santos, Diego Pescarini
Deadline: 25 March 2019
Special Issue in Languages
HDLS 13: Challenges to Common Beliefs in Linguistic Research Guest Editors: Daejin Kim, Martin Andrew Watkins, Peter Hauser
Deadline: 31 March 2019
Special Issue in Languages
Immigrant and Refugee Languages Guest Editors: Martha Young-Scholten, Rola Naeb, Marcin Sosiński
Deadline: 30 April 2019
Special Issue in Languages
The Acquisition of Chinese as a First and Second Language Guest Editor: Xiaohong Wen
Deadline: 15 September 2019
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