About the Journal

The journal Zeitschrift für Sprachwissenschaft is published by the German Linguistic Society (Deutsche Gesellschaft für Sprachwissenschaft), providing a forum for research in the language sciences. Zeitschrift für Sprachwissenschaft is an open-access, double-blind peer-reviewed journal that accepts high-quality contributions (regular articles, book reviews and discussion notes on current controversies) from all fields of modern linguistics.


  • General Linguistics
  • Language Typology
  • Language acquisition, language change and synchronic variation
  • Empirical linguistics: experimental and corpus-based research
  • Contributions to theory-building