The currently open calls are displayed below.

In addition, we are currently moving towards a rolling review processes with a permanent open call. Submissions corresponding to the topics and the quality standards of the journal are welcome.


  • Transitioning towards an open call.

Call for Papers

The Journal for Language Technology and Computational Linguistics (JLCL, ISSN
2190-6858), the official journal of the German Society for Computational Linguistics and Language Technology (GSCL) is a scholarly peer-reviewed international scientific journal aiming at the publication of contributions on computational linguistics and natural language processing, primarily original research papers and reports.

The journal is open-access ("gold" OA), online-only, and published under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 4.0 International (CC BY-SA 4.0) license. It requires no article processing charges (APC). For further information please refer to the homepage:

JLCL invites previously unpublished submissions about all topics of computational linguistics and language technology. The journal also publishes special issues on specific topics, with leading specialists in the field of corpus linguistics as guest editors.

Submission information

Specific areas of interest include core technologies (tagging and parsing, machine translation, speech based systems), quantitative and data-oriented approaches, application fields (text technology and information retrieval), inter or transdisciplinary work (CL/NLP for digital humanities, information science, diachronic and comparative linguistics), as well as issues in curriculum development and teaching.

We invite submissions related to any language and particularly encourage submissions about German and its geographical and historical varieties.
Authors are also encouraged to publish their data in recommended repositories.

Stylesheets and guidelines are downloadable here:
Maximal length: 25 pages (according to template)
Language: English or German
Please send submissions to the contact address mentioned below.

The submissions will be reviewed by members of the executive and advisory boards of the GSCL ( in a double-blind peer review procedure.

Important Dates

The non-thematic volumes are scheduled to appear by-and-by.

Contact for inquiries and submissions: info (at)