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Impact Factor
0.815

Multilingua

Journal of Cross-Cultural and Interlanguage Communication

Edited by: Ingrid Piller
Your benefits:

  • Provides an international forum for interdisciplinary research on linguistic diversity in social life
  • Facilitates exchange of information and experience between academics and practitioners
  • Focuses on neglected sociolinguistic contexts worldwide
  • Features special issues allowing in-depth exploration of specific topics

Multilingua has partnered with Language on the Move to regularly feature selected Multilingua articles and to bring them to the attention of a wider audience. Language on the Move is a peer-reviewed sociolinguistics research site devoted to multilingualism, language learning and intercultural communication in the contexts of globalization and migration. Language on the Move aims to disseminate sociolinguistic research to a broad global audience.

Objective

Multilingua is a refereed academic journal publishing six issues per volume. It has established itself as an international forum for interdisciplinary research on linguistic diversity in social life. The journal is particularly interested in publishing high-quality empirical yet theoretically-grounded research from hitherto neglected sociolinguistic contexts worldwide.

Topics

  • Bi- and multilingualism
  • Language education, learning, and policy
  • Inter- and cross-cultural communication
  • Translation and interpreting in social contexts
  • Critical sociolinguistic studies of language and communication in globalization, transnationalism, migration, and mobility across time and space

Article formats

Research articles, research notes, reports, debates, review articles and short reviews

Information on submission process

Journal Metrics

5-year Impact Factor
1.081
Cite Score
1.6
European Reference Index for the Humanities
Impact Factor
0.815
SCImago Journal Rank
0.645
Source Normalized Impact per Paper
1.245

History

Multilingua was founded in 1982 by Mouton Publishers (now De Gruyter Mouton) with the support of the Commission of the European Communities. J. C. Sager was the journal’s first Editor-in-Chief, followed by Richard Watts who served as Editor-in-Chief from 1987–2013 and who was responsible for establishing the journal as an international and renowned academic journal devoted to multilingualism and intercultural communication.

Back Issues

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Back Issues

Details on availability and prices of recent back volumes and issues will be provided on request from customerservice@degruyter.com. All volumes of the majority of our journals* with the noted exception of the current volume are being offered by

Schmidt Periodicals GmbH, Bad Feilnbach
Tel.: (+49) 80 64 – 221
Fax: (+49) 80 64 – 557
Email: schmidt@periodicals.com
http://www.periodicals.com

Schmidt Periodicals

(* For periodicals not included in this agreement, please refer to the distribution address provided by the link "Back Issues" on the homepage of the periodical.)

Abstracting & Indexing

Multilingua is covered by the following services:

  • Baidu Scholar
  • BLL Bibliographie Linguistischer Literatur
  • Cabell's Whitelist
  • CNKI Scholar (China National Knowledge Infrastructure)
  • CNPIEC - cnpLINKer
  • Dimensions
  • EBSCO (relevant databases)
  • EBSCO Discovery Service
  • ERIC (Education Resources Information Center)
  • ERIH PLUS (European Reference Index for the Humanities and Social Sciences)
  • Gale/Cengage
  • Genamics JournalSeek
  • Germanistik
  • Google Scholar
  • IBR (International Bibliography of Reviews of Scholarly Literature in the Humanities and Social Sciences)
  • IBZ (International Bibliography of Periodical Literature in the Humanities and Social Sciences)
  • Index Copernicus
  • International Bibliography of the Social Sciences (ProQuest)
  • J-Gate
  • Journal Citation Reports/Social Sciences Edition
  • JournalGuide
  • JournalTOCs
  • KESLI-NDSL (Korean National Discovery for Science Leaders)
  • Linguistic Bibliography
  • Linguistics Abstracts Online
  • Microsoft Academic
  • MLA International Bibliography
  • MyScienceWork
  • Naver Academic
  • Naviga (Softweco)
  • Norwegian Register for Scientific Journals, Series and Publishers
  • OLC Linguistik
  • Primo Central (ExLibris)
  • ProQuest (relevant databases)
  • Publons
  • QOAM (Quality Open Access Market)
  • ReadCube
  • SCImago (SJR)
  • SCOPUS
  • Semantic Scholar
  • Sherpa/RoMEO
  • Summon (ProQuest)
  • TDNet
  • Ulrich's Periodicals Directory/ulrichsweb
  • WanFang Data
  • Web of Science - Arts & Humanities Citation Index
  • Web of Science - Social Sciences Citation Index
  • WorldCat (OCLC)

Supplementary Materials

Submission

You can easily submit your manuscript online. Simply go to http://mc.manuscriptcentral.com/multi and you will be guided through the whole peer-reviewing and publishing process.

Your benefits of publishing with us

  • International and renowned Editorial Board
  • Significant Impact Factor
  • Ahead of print publication
  • Convenient online manuscript submission system
  • 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 activities

Submission process

  • Please format your manuscript according to the De Gruyter Mouton journal style sheet. Failure to do this may result in rejection of the manuscript
  • Submit your manuscript via our submission system
  • Submissions are subject to single-blind peer-review. The reviewing process takes on average two months. Submissions are sent to 2–3 reviewers. You will be informed by e-mail if your manuscript has been accepted or rejected or if it requires further attention. Every effort is made to respond to authors in a timely manner.
  • Multilingua has an acceptance rate of ca. 15%. To maximize your chances of acceptance, it is essential that your article is within the scope of the journal. We are looking for theoretically and methodologically innovative research that has broader relevance. We particularly welcome research from marginalized and underexplored contexts.
  • If accepted: you have the option to publish it open access

Please note
  • Before submitting your article please have a look at our Publication Ethics Statement and our copyright agreement
  • Our repository policy allows you to distribute 30 PDF copies of your published article to colleagues (the PDF has to include the information that it is an author's copy). Please also feel free to distribute the link to the online abstract.
  • If you have any general questions please visit our FAQ page for authors
Additional information for manuscript formatting
  • Manuscripts of between 8,000 and 12,000 words can be considered for publication as Research Articles. Shorter submissions may be considered for publication as Research Notes. Book Reviews should be no longer than 2,000 words
  • Guest editors and contributors of special issues will receive complimentary print copies of the issue
  • If you wish to propose a special issue, please contact the editor.
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

Editor
Ingrid Piller
Department of Linguistics
Macquarie University, NSW 2109
Australia
e-mail: ingrid.piller@mq.edu.au

Editorial Assitant
Hanna Irving Torsh (Macquarie University, Australia)

Editorial Board
Philipp Angermeyer (York University, Canada)
Jinhyun Cho (Macquarie University, Australia)
Eva Codó (Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, Spain)
Alexandre Duchêne (Université de Fribourg, Switzerland)
Ingrid Gogolin (Hamburg University, Germany)
Alexandra Grey (University of Sydney, Australia)
Nelson Flores (University of Pennsylvania, USA)
Huamei Han (Simon Fraser University, Canada)
Adam Jaworski (University of Hong Kong, China)
Petteri Laihonen (University of Jyväskylä, Finland)
Sabine Little (University of Sheffield, UK)
Ikuko Nakane (University of Melbourne, Australia)
Laura Smith-Khan (University of Technology Sydney, Australia)
Joseph Sung-Yul Park (National University of Singapore, Singapore)
Fatma Said (Goldsmiths, University of London, and University of York, UK)
Jie Zhang (Zhongnan University of Economics and Law, China)

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scholars, students and practitioners