The editorial board is looking forward to receiving articles, working papers, essays and/or propositions for special issues in the fields of applied, general and historical linguistics as well as related disciplines. 

Contributions will be published in PDF (with persistent URL) on this website and in academic online networks (, to be downloaded for free (Open Access). The WLG appears in the form of periodic issues with topically diverse contributions, special issues or longer (separate) working papers. Every issue is numbered and paginated systematically.

Languages of publication are German and English. In every article, an abstract in the other language is included.

If you wish to publish in the WLG, please contact us by e-mail: