Dialectologia et Geolinguistica publishes contributions on the variation of languages world-wide, systematic and inherent, diachronic and synchronic, regional and social, based on either oral or written data. It is open to all theoretical and methodological approaches. The journal also furthers interdisciplinary research. Moreover, Dialectologia et Geolinguistica carries reports on the scholarly activities of national language research institutes, reviews, and conference reports.
We prefer articles in English; please have your article checked by a native speaker before sending it in. Your manuscript will be converted by the editor. Please help us by following the De Gruyter Mouton journal style sheet.This is particularly important for the references. We cannot accept contributions following a different system.
Your manuscript should be submitted in Times New Unicode (including special characters). Please submit a Word file as well as a pdf file with all fonts embedded. Your article will be sent to two peer-reviewers. We will inform you of our decision regarding publication of your manuscript and any changes required.
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Please check the references systematically to ensure that all works cited in the text are also listed in the reference section, and vice versa. Please keep footnotes to an absolute minimum.
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:
Astrid van Nahl Institut für Germanistik, Vergleichende Literatur- und Kulturwissenschaft Abteilung für Skandinavische Sprachen und Literaturen Rheinische Friedrich-Wilhelms-Universität Bonn Germany E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Editorial Board (2016-2018)
Gotzon Aurrekoetxea (Spain) Gary German (France) Hans Goebl (Austria) Fumio Inoue (Japan) Jacques Van Keymeulen (Belgium) Jean Le Dû (France) Jan van Nahl (Germany) Heinrich Ramisch (Germany) Agris Timuška (Latvia) Dorin Uritrescu (Canada) Shane Walshe (Switzerland) Seosamh Watson (Ireland)