Turkic Languages


in cooperation with
Hendrik Boeschoten, Bernt Brendemoen, Éva Á. Csató, Peter B. Golden, Tooru Hayasi, László Károly, Astrid Menz, Dmitrij M. Nasilov, Irina Nevskaya, Sumru A. Özsoy, Abdurishid Yakup
Publishing House
Wiesbaden: Harrassowitz
The journal Turkic Languages is devoted to linguistic Turcology. It addresses descriptive, comparative, synchronic, diachronic, theoretical and methodological problems of the study of Turkic languages including questions of genealogical, typological and areal relations, linguistic variation and language acquisition. The journal aims at presenting work of current interest on a variety of subjects and thus welcomes contributions on all aspects of Turkic linguistics. It contains articles, review articles, reviews, discussions, reports and surveys of publications. It is published in one volume of two issues per year with approximately 300 pages.
Manuscripts for publication, books for review, and all correspondence concerning editorial matters should be sent to Prof. Dr. Dr. h.c. Lars Johanson, Turkic Languages, Department of Slavistics, Turcology and Circum Baltic Studies, University of Mainz, DE-55099 Mainz, Germany. The E-mail address johanson@uni-mainz.de may also be used for communication.
Books will be reviewed as circumstances permit. No publication received will be returned
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Open access
One year after publication the articles are freely accessable online.
Turkic Languages open access
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Ethical issues

Turkic Languages
is a peer reviewed international journal keeping to the following principles of publication ethics in accordance with the Proposals for Safeguarding Good Scientific Practice of the Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft DFG (www.dfg.de). All articles not in accordance with these standards will be removed from the online version of the publication if malpractice is discovered at any time even after the publication. Turkic Languages is checking all papers in a double-blind peer review process.


  • must ensure that they have written original work that has not been published elsewhere.
  • do not submit a paper simultaneously to more than one publication at a time.
  • confirm that the submitted work represent their authors’ contributions and have not been copied or plagiarized in whole or in part from other works without clearly citing. Any work or words of other authors, contributors, or sources (including online sites) must be appropriately credited and referenced.
  • are responsible for language editing before submitting the article.
  • promptly notify the journal editor when they discover a significant error or inaccuracy in their own published work and cooperate with the editor to retract or correct the paper.


  • ensure a fair double-blind peer-review of the submitted articles for publication.
  • strive to prevent any potential conflict of interests between the author, and editorial and review personnel.
  • will also ensure that all the information related to submitted manuscripts is kept as confidential before publishing.


  • evaluate manuscripts anonymously solely based on content.
  • evaluate the submitted works objectively.
  • ensure to review a manuscript in a reasonable time frame
  • inform the Editor-in-Chief if they know that a prompt review will be impossible.
  • must ensure to keep all the information related to submitted manuscripts as confidential.
  • present their opinions on the works in a clear way.
  • should not consider manuscripts in which they have conflicts of interest with any of the authors of the papers.
  • should notify the Editor-in-Chief if they feel unable to review the research reported in a manuscript and withdraw from the review process
  • are obliged to report to the Editor-in-Chief in case they detect any kind of copyright infringement and plagiarism on the author’s side.
Table of contents


Download Table of contents of Volume 1-19
Download Table of contents and abstracts Volume 19/1 and 19/2 (2015)
Download Table of contents and abstracts Volume 20/1 and 20/2 (2016)
Download Table of contents and abstracts Volume 21/1 (2017)