Focus and Scope

The International Linguistics Research encourages and publishes papers in the field of linguistics, including theoretical linguistics, descriptive linguistics and applied linguistics.

ILR is multi-disciplinary and serves both academic and practitioner audience, any subject in the area of language and communication is involved. The topical areas (but not limited to) relevant to the journal are as follows:

※ Comparative studies
※ Gesture and sign language
※ Biology of language and cognition
※ Any subject in theoretical and applied linguistic
※ Linguistic culture
※ Language learning
※ Language education
Each area also includes reviews of renewal and extended projects.
For the purpose of providing readers with a broad spectrum of high quality, professional and forefront papers, other currently hot and relevant subjects across the entire field of linguistics are also involved.

Peer Review Process

This journal uses double-blind review, which means that both the reviewer and author identities are concealed from the reviewers, and vice versa, throughout the review process.

Publication Frequency

2020, Quarterly, published in March,  June, September and December.

2019, Quarterly, published in March, June, September and December

2018, Semiannual, published in June and December

Article Processing Charge

If the paper is accepted for publication, you will be asked to pay Article Processing Charges (APC), 200USD/article. 

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Open Access Policy

This journal provides immediate open access to its content on the principle that making research freely available to the public supports a greater global exchange of knowledge.


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