Neuphilologische Mitteilungen

Neuphilologische Mitteilungen (Bulletin of the Modern Language Society, ISSN 0028-3754, eISSN 2736-9714) is a refereed journal published since 1899. It now has two issues per year. The journal is indexed in the Linguistic Bibliography, Linguistics Abstracts Online, the MLA International Bibliography, The Year’s Work in Modern Language Studies, and Ulrich's Web.

As of 2020 (vol. 121), Neuphilologische Mitteilungen is published as an open-access e-journal via, a journal management and publishing service provided by the Federation of Finnish Learned Societies at Older volumes are available in electronic format through the EBSCO, JSTOR and CENGAGE databases with an embargo of one year. Older print volumes can be ordered from the Tiedekirja book store for the price of 80 € (in Finland: 40 €).

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Peer review statement

All articles published in Neuphilologische Mitteilungen have been peer reviewed. Anonymised submissions are reviewed by two independent experts, and their reports are sent to the author.

The peer review documents are stored in the digital archives of the journal editors. For accepted submissions these include the article manuscript, the reviewers’ reports and the decision. For rejected submissions only the names of the authors and reviewers and the title of the submission are stored.

Submissions that fall outside the scope of the journal or fail in the initial quality screening do not enter the review process. In such cases the authors are informed directly that their article cannot be published in Neuphilologische Mitteilungen.

Prof. Päivi Pahta, English philology
Prof. Meri Larjavaara, Romance philology
Prof. Christopher Schmidt, German philology
Managing editor: Dr. Carla Suhr

Advisory board
English philology:
Hendrik De Smet (KU Leuven)
Colette Moore (University of Washington)

Minna Palander-Collin (Helsingin yliopisto)

Matti Peikola (Turun yliopisto)
Olga Timofeeva (University of Zurich)

Germanic philology:
Albrecht Greule (Universität Regensburg)
Hartmut Lenk (Helsingin yliopisto)

Jarmo Korhonen (Helsingin yliopisto)
Michael Prinz (Uppsala Universitet)
Susanne Tienken (Stockholm universitet)
Romance philology:
Luis García Fernández (Universidad Complutense de Madrid)
Enrico Garavelli (Helsingin yliopisto)
Dominique Lagorgette (Université Savoie Mont Blanc)
Leena Löfstedt (Center for Medieval and Renaissance Studies, University of California at Los Angeles)

Begoña Sanromán Vilas (University of Helsinki)

Publications for review should be sent to the Managing Editor:
Dr. Carla Suhr
Modern Language Society of Helsinki
PO Box 24 (Unioninkatu 40)
FIN-00014 University of Helsinki