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International Journal of Romance Linguistics

Editor In Chief: W. Leo Wetzels
Your benefits:
  • State-of-the-art forum for research reports where the techniques of modern theoretical linguistics are applied to the resolution of problems in Romance linguistics
  • Useful medium for the exchange of ideas, explanations, and solutions aiming at a better understanding of the structure of Romance languages
  • Novel platform for the discussion of data from Romance linguistics
  • Rigorous peer-review

Probus is a platform for the discussion of dichronic and synchronic research in the field of Romance linguistics, with special emphasis on phonology, morphology, syntax, semantics, pragmatics, and language acquisition. The journal aims to keep its readers abreast of the developments in Romance linguistics by encouraging problem-oriented contributions that combine a solid empirical basis with the insights provided by modern theoretical approaches. Studies in applied disciplines in any of the sub-areas mentioned above are welcome provided they contribute to a better understanding of the global architecture of the grammar or the concepts and principles that play a role therein.

Probus is a double-blind peer-reviewed journal of international scope.

  • phonology
  • morphology
  • syntax
  • semantics
  • pragmatics
  • language acquisition

Article formats
Research articles

> Information on submission process

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  • Linguistic Bibliography
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  • Microsoft Academic
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  • Naviga (Softweco)
  • Norwegian Register for Scientific Journals, Series and Publishers
  • OLC Linguistik
  • Primo Central (ExLibris)
  • ProQuest (relevant databases)
  • Publons
  • QOAM (Quality Open Access Market)
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  • SCImago (SJR)
  • Semantic Scholar
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  • Summon (ProQuest)
  • TDNet
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  • Web of Science - Arts & Humanities Citation Index
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  • Web of Science - Social Sciences Citation Index
  • WorldCat (OCLC)
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Supplementary Materials

Articles for consideration for publication by Probus should be sent as an attachment to probus@degruyter.com in PDF format. The accompanying email body should include the author(s) name, affiliation, and paper title, along with an abstract of no more than 150 words, including also five keywords.

Your benefits of publishing with us
  • Rapid online publication ahead-of-print with short turnaround times
  • Optional open access publication
  • Accepted papers will be published online first as DOI-citable, forward-linked articles for quickest possible visibility for the scientific community
  • Every article easily discoverable because of SEO and comprehensive abstracting and indexing services
  • Convenient citation tracking via e-mail alert
  • Secure archiving by De Gruyter and the independent archiving service Portico
  • Professional sales and marketing support
Submission process
  • Author submits manuscript to the Editorial Assistant
  • Double-blind peer review process
  • Rapid decision on the submission. The reviews and the Editors' decision are sent to Author
  • If the paper is accepted, the Author has the option to publish it open access
  • Publication online and in print
Please note
  • Probus only considers original manuscripts written in English which have less than 90,000 characters (including empty spaces)
  • The manuscript should have minimal formatting. It should be written in 12 point font and 1.25 inch margins on all sides. All text must be double-spaced (including abstract, notes, interlinear glosses and references). Non-English words should appear in italics
  • Once the article is accepted, the author must revise the article to conform to the De Gruyter Mouton journal style sheet
  • Prospective authors should check the de Gruyter Publication Ethics Statement
  • Accepted articles may be published as Open Access
  • The de Gruyter repository policy allows authors to distribute 30 PDF copies of published article to colleagues (the PDF must include the metadata identifying it as an author's copy).

Hybrid Open Access

For complete details on hybrid open access publishing at De Gruyter please see: https://www.degruyter.com/page/560

Effective 1st January 2016, authors from an institution affiliated with either the Association of Dutch Universities (VSNU), the Consortium of Swiss Academic Libraries or some UK libraries participating in the Jisc Collections SMP may publish primary research and review articles open access in any of De Gruyter’s OnlineOpen journals at a discount of 90% of the APC price. For more information and to confirm whether your institution is eligible please see the following:

The Netherlands: https://www.degruyter.com/page/1461
The UK: https://www.degruyter.com/page/1462
Switzerland:  https://www.degruyter.com/page/1463

W. Leo Wetzels
Department of Linguistics
Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam
De Boelelaan 1105
1081 HV Amsterdam
The Netherlands
e-mail: w.l.m.wetzels@vu.nl

Rafael A. Núñez-Cedeño
Department of Spanish, French, Italian and Portuguese (M/C315)
University of Illinois at Chicago
601 S. Morgan Street
Chicago, IL 60607-7117
e-mail: rnunez@uic.edu

Jairo Nunes
FFLCH – Universidade de São Paulo
Departamento de Lingüística
Av. Prof. Luciano Gualberto 403
São Paulo SP 05508-900
e-mail: jmnunes@usp.br

Editorial Assistant
Matt Coler
Department of Linguistics
Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam
De Boelelaan 1105
1081 HV Amsterdam
The Netherlands
e-mail: probus@degruyter.com

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Audience: Theoretical linguists and researchers in the field of Romance linguistics