About the Journal

Founded in 2021, International Journal of Linguistics Studies (IJLS) is a double-blind peer-reviewed, bimonthly, open-access journal published by Al-Kindi Center for Research and Development. It publishes high-quality articles across the breadth of linguistics research. With its uniquely broad coverage, all articles are free to access across the globe, allowing authors to share their research and maximise its impact.

The journal is led by Editor-in-Chief Dr. Murad Sawalmeh supported by expert international editorial board members who take an objective approach to peer review, ensuring each research paper is reviewed and evaluated on its own scholarly merits and research integrity.

Publishing your work in the International Journal of Linguistics Studies means you will receive prompt and reliable publishing and a global platform for your research to reach its full potential. The journal is currently published in online version only.

Focus and Scope

The Journal publishes original papers, review papers, case studies, conference reports, academic exchanges, conceptual framework, empirical research, technical notes, and book reviews in the fields of Applied Linguistics, Gender Studies, Computational Linguistics, Conversational Analysis, Corpus Linguistics, English for Specific/Academic Purposes, Computer-assisted language learning/teaching, Forensic Linguistics, Language Teaching, Language Technology, CALL, Field linguistics,  Historical Linguistics,  […] Read More

Publication Frequency

The publication frequency of International Journal of Linguistics Studies (IJLS) is bimonthly (6 issues per year).

Types of Contributions

Authors should consider their chosen article type carefully; the journal accepts the following types of contributions:

Research Article
An extensive piece of work, which presents original research supported by a substantial amount of data.

Review Article 
A survey of the literature on a particular topic, which summarises past research, outlines recent advances and evaluates the body of knowledge. Reviews are incredibly useful for researchers –providing an introduction to a topic and stimulating ideas on new areas to explore.

Open Access Policy

This is an open access journal, i.e. all articles are immediately and permanently free to read, download, copy & distribute. The journal is published under the CCBY-NC 4.0 user license which defines the permitted 3rd-party reuse of its articles. 

Article Processing Charges (APC)

 International Journal of Linguistics Studies is an Open Access Journal under Al-Kindi Center for Research and Development. All articles published in International Journal of Linguistics Studies are accessible electronically from the journal website without the need for subscription fees or other forms of payment from the readers. In order to ensure our content is freely available for the benefit of a wider audience while uncompromising our journal quality, an Article Processing Charge (APC) of 50 USD is applicable to all authors who wish to submit their articles to the journal. The APC is intended to cover the underlying costs of article processing, such as peer-review, copyediting, typesetting, publishing, content depositing and archiving processes. Those charges are applicable only to authors whose manuscripts have been successfully accepted after peer-review.

Conflict of Interest

Conflicts of interest may exist when professional judgements concerning a primary interest has the possibility of being influenced by a secondary interest (e.g.: financial gains). It is to be noted that even perceptions of conflicts of interest are as important as the actual conflicts of interest.

Any agreements with study sponsors (for profit or non-profit), which interfere with the authors’ access to the study data, ability to analyse or interpret the data and publish manuscripts independently according to their own decision, should be avoided by authors at all costs.

A declaration of interests for all authors must be received before an article can be reviewed and accepted for publication.


This journal utilizes the LOCKSS system to create a distributed archiving system among participating libraries and permits those libraries to create permanent archives of the journal for purposes of preservation and restoration. 


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