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Linguistics and Semiotics

Linguistics (Mouton)


Our linguistics program is internationally known for its high quality and comprehensiveness. Titles under our imprint De Gruyter Mouton encompass the entire field of linguistics and are published in English. This portfolio’s excellent content has made De Gruyter Mouton one of the world’s leading publishers in language sciences. We publish an internationally-renowned range of research series and journals and are particularly known for our authoritative reference works: handbooks, atlases, and databases.


  • Theoretical Linguistics
  • Endangered Languages
  • Cognitive Linguistics
  • Indo-European Languages, especially English
  • Historical and Comparative Linguistics
  • Pragmatics
  • Semiotics
  • Language Typology
  • Applied Linguistics, especially Sociolinguistics
  • Generative Linguistics
  • Corpus and Quantitative Linguistics
  • Language Acquisition
  • Communication Science

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  • Approx. 90 new titles each year
  • Over 3,500 backlist titles
  • Cooperation with other publishers, e.g. Commercial Press Beijing, the American Psychological Association
  • Portfolio complemented by programs of Publisher Partners, e.g. Multilingual Matters, Harvard University Press, University of Pennsylvania Press, University of Hawai‘i Press, The Institute of Southeast Asian Studies Publishing

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  • 40 journals in total, including 1 Open Access
  • 2 yearbooks
  • Automatic access to all volumes since 1995 for subscribers
  • All journals available as single subscriptions, Pick & Choose package or in set packages
  • Great discounts based on the number of titles and FTE brandings
  • Constant access secured via Portico


  • Association for Linguistic Typology
  • Deutsche Gesellschaft für Sprachwissenschaft
  • International Cognitive Linguistics Association
  • National Institute for Japanese Language and Linguistics
  • Societas Linguistica Europeae


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