International Journal on Language, Literature and Culture in Education

ISSN 2453-7101

published since 2014

from 2016 published by De Gruyter Open

Note: The journal was closed in 2017.


Submission and review process

  1. Paper submission

  2. Peer review

  3. Notification of the result of review

  4. Publication fee

  5. After publication

1. Submission

Only original, previously unpublished research papers, review, survey and tutorial papers, application papers, plus case studies, short research notes and letters, on both applied and theoretical aspects, should be submitted. Submission implies that the manuscript has not been published previously, and is not currently submitted for publication elsewhere. Submission of a manuscript is interpreted as a statement of certification that no part of the manuscript is copyrighted by any other publisher nor is under review by any other formal publication. It also implies that the corresponding author has consent of all authors. It is the author´s responsibility to ensure that the manuscript does not cause any copyright infringements, defamation, and other problems.

Manuscripts in MS Word must be written in English following the rules of academic style where high-quality grammar and style is essential. All the papers, except for surveys, should ideally be 10 - 15 pages in length. Submissions must include – apart from the main text - the following elements: title, authors, affiliations, contacts, abstract, key words, and when applicable: introduction, main text, conclusions, appendixes, acknowledgement, references, and biographies.

Papers should be formatted into A4-size pages, with main text of 12-point Times New Roman, in single-spaced one-column format. Figures and tables must be sized as they are to appear in print. Figures should be placed exactly where they are to appear within the text. Other formats are not acceptable. Authors are strongly advised to follow the attached template.

Authors should submit their papers electronically through an on-line form (below after the guidelines) of via email to the Journal's submission address: or

Each paper will be provided with a paper ID for further reference. Please always refer to the paper ID in the submissions and any further enquiries.

Upon receipt of paper submission, the editorial assistant sends an e-mail of confirmation to the corresponding author within 1-3 working days. If you fail to receive this confirmation, your submission/e-mail may have been missed. Please contact the Editor-in-Chief at ( or

2. Peer review

We use double-blind system for peer-review. All manuscripts will be subject to a well established, fair, unbiased peer review and refereeing procedure, and considered on the basis of their significance, novelty and usefulness to the journal´s readership. The reviewers' identities remain anonymous to authors. The review process may take 6 to 12 weeks.

3. Notification of the result of review

The review output will be one of the following decisions:

  • Accept
  • Accept with minor changes
  • Reject and send to the author for editing. The second reviewing is necessary.
  • Reject

If required, authors need to revise the paper according to reviewer's comments.

4. Publication fee payment

After final acceptance of the paper (the author receives an acceptance letter via e-mail), the author will be sent an invoice to pay the publication fee which is charged for every accepted manuscript to cover the costs incurred by journal publication.

Publication fee for 2017 is 100 EUR (publication fee for both LLCE & CLEaR conferences papers is 70 EUR).

It covers:

  • review process,
  • plagiarism detection,
  • website maintenance,
  • indexing services,
  • promotion.


Methods of paying the publication fee:

Bank transfer

Bank account: VÚB, a.s 2464879956/0200

IBAN SK91 0200 0000 0024 6487 9956


Specific bank code: your paper´s ID


WesternUnion charges you a service fee (15-20 USD) when you make a money transfer. Please contact the journal’s editor to ask for the recipient’s information.


You may send your publishing fee to our PayPal account:

After completing the payment of the fee (via PayPal, Western Union or a bank transfer), the author will get confirmation by the Editor´s Office. The complete versions of the journal are to be published on the journal’s webpage always on June 30th and December 31st.

5. After publication

After publishing the complete journal issue, the corresponding authors will be reminded of the fact by a short confirmation note.

If the Editor or the Editorial Board members discover that the author has submitted a previously published paper, or that a part of the manuscript has been copyrighted by any other publisher, or has been submitted under review by any other formal publication, or that any of the authors has withdrown their consent for publication after final acceptance of the paper and paying the publication fee, the fee will not be reimbursed.