Acta Linguistica Lithuanica is an international peer-reviewed research journal published since 1957 for scholars in the Humanities and other fields (historians, archaeologists, anthropologists, etc.), as well as for anyone interested in Lithuanian and Baltic linguistics, its context under the framework of the latest trends in comparative and general linguistics.
Acta Linguistica Lithuanica is published biannually.


The research journal Acta Linguistica Lithuanica has a clear mission in the context of both Lithuanian and foreign journals on Lithuanian language studies: it mostly publishes articles on Lithuanian and Baltic linguistics, comparative and general linguistics problems, as well as the most recent linguistic trends and methods. The journal contributes to and promotes the formation of new research directions, as its articles discuss and solve issues of both synchronic and diachronic linguistics.


Acta Linguistica Lithuanica uses double-blind peer review (neither the authors nor the reviewers know the identity of each other) to avoid bias. See Journal Policies – Peer Review. The Institute of the Lithuanian Language (ILL) complies with the Committee on Publication Ethics Guidelines for Peer Reviewers which provides a comprehensive guide to the ethics of peer review. See Guidelines for Reviewers.


Acta Linguistica Lithuanica provides policies, which include detailed information about submission, editorial and publishing processes and guidelines for both authors and reviewers. To ensure smooth and ethical publishing process, all parties are introduced with their rights and responsibilities. See Journal Policies.


Acta Linguistica Lithuanica operates as open access journal, the process is completely free of charges to both authors and readers. All publication fees are covered by the Institute of the Lithuanian Language. See Journal Policies – Fees and Charges.


The articles are published online under the licence CC BY-NC 4.0 as well as in print biannually (in December and June). For those who are willing to have printed version of the journal there is an option to subscribe the printed edition. See Guidelines for Readers.


Individual articles are published Open Access under the Creative Commons License: CC BY-NC 4.0. The License permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited. Authors retain copyright in their articles, but grant the Institute of the Lithuanian Language the right of the first publication.

The Institute of the Lithuanian Language deposits articles that it publishes in digital archives (including but not limited to both internal and external servers of the Institute of the Lithuanian Language) to guarantee long-term digital preservation.


Acta Linguistica Lithuanica publishes articles in Lithuanian, English, Latvian, French, German, and Russian. Publication of articles in other languages is possible by consent of the editorial board.


Acta Linguistica Lithuanica is referenced in the following international bibliographic data bases: Scopus®; Cabells Scholarly Analytics; CEEOL; DOAJ; ERIH PLUS; Communication Source (EBSCO); CEEAS (EBSCO); Szczepanski's List (EBSCO); BRILL; EZB; Scimago Journal & Country Rank; Scilit; COBISS; DRJI; HEAL link; HOLLIS; BORIS; fatcat!; Index Copernicus International World of Journals, Index Copernicus International Journals Master List; MIAR; Most Wiedzy (Bridge of Knowledge); JUFO Portal; MLA International Bibliography; PBN; ROAD; BASE; Lituanistika; WorldCat®; Google Scholar; RWHT Publications; ScienceGate; MyScienceWork;; ANVUR

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Every article published in this journal is assigned with Crossref DOI. Full metadata and open references registered in Crossref make research outputs easy to find, cite, link, and assess in any project world-wide. See:


The reader is given open access to the Content of Acta Linguistica Lithuanica. This encourages greater knowledge sharing on a global scale. See Journal Policies - Open Access.


Acta Linguistica Lithuanica uses PlagScan software to check submitted articles for plagiarism.


The Institute of the Lithuanian Language make every effort to ensure the accuracy of all the information (the "Content") contained in its publications. However, the Institute of the Lithuanian Language, its agents and licensors make no representations or warranties whatsoever as to the accuracy, completeness, or suitability for any purpose of the Content. Any opinions and views expressed in this publication are the opinions and views of the authors, and are not the views of or are endorsed by the Institute of the Lithuanian Language. The accuracy of the Content should not be relied upon and should be independently verified with primary sources of information. Any losses, actions, claims, proceedings, demands, costs, expenses, damages, and other liabilities whatsoever or howsoever caused arising indirectly or directly in connection with, in relation to, or arising out of the use of the Content the Institute of the Lithuanian Language shall not be liable for.

Acta Linguistica Lithuanica is published by the Institute of the Lithuanian Language, Lithuania, and at all stages of the publication process complies with the Principles of Transparency and Best Practice in Scholarly Publishing.