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Journal title IJOTL-TL: Indonesian Journal of Language Teaching and Linguistics
Initials IJOTL-TL
Frequency 3 issues per year
DOI prefix 10.30957
Print ISSN 2502-2326 
Online ISSN 2502-8278
Editor-in-chief Prof. Dr. Teguh Budiharso, IAIN Surakarta, Indonesia
Publisher & Organizer Center of Language and Cultural Studies

IJOTL-TL: Indonesian Journal of Language Teaching and Linguistics

  • Publication Frequency: Quarterly in January, May, September
  • Indexed: DOI Crossref, DOAJ
  • Length of words: research paper: 4,000 to 8,000 words; review paper: 3,500 to 5,000 words.
  • Review Policy: Double-blind review
  • Access: Open Access
  • Publisher: Center of Language and Cultural Studies (CLCS)
  • ISSN: ISSN: online 2502-8278 & print ISSN: 2502-2326
  • Former website:
  • Recent website:; URL:

IJOTL-TL (Indonesian Journal of Language Teaching and Linguistics) is a peer-reviewed journal that publishes research within the area of language teaching in general and linguistics. IJOTL-TL was firstly published in January 2016 (online: 2502-8278 & print: 2502-2326).  IJOTL-TL is a peer-review journal published quarterly in January, May, and September with the first online version in January 2015.  Please see the Guideline of the Authors. Website:; Email:

IJOTL-TL invites original manuscripts in the fields of language, language teaching, linguistics, and applied linguistics. Although articles are written in English, the IJOTL-TL welcomes studies dealing with the teaching of languages other than English as well. Research on the culture of various perspectives as well as linguistics is also welcome.  In addition, IJOTL-TL also considers papers in the areas of applied linguistics, language testing, pragmatic, sociolinguistics, and discourse analysis. Reviews of the literature are also acceptable for the IJOTL-TL.  The length of the paper should be between 3,500 to 8,000 words as defined in the author’s guidelines. Paper can be submitted through OJS on; and email:

A wide range of topics in the area of education and teaching in primary school, secondary school, and higher educations is covered, including but not limited to:

  1. Language and linguistics
  2. Language teaching
  3. Language curriculum and pedagogy
  4. Language assessment and evaluation
  5. Language teaching methodology
  6. Language teaching materials and development
  7. Language instructional designs
  8. Literature, culture, and translation studies
  9. Linguistics studies
  10. Studies in pragmatics, discourse analysis, psycholinguistics and sociolinguistics

Papers submitted must be written in English in the length of 4,000 to 8,000 words including references for the original paper and between 3,500 to 5,000 words excluding references for the review paper.  The paper must not have been published or being considered for publication elsewhere, except circulated as conference presentations, nor should they be submitted simultaneously to another journal. IJOTL-TL can exceptionally accept shorter or longer manuscripts, provided that the scientific content is of high value.

Please ensure that your papers must be editable in the form of Microsoft word 2000/2003 (doc) or Microsoft word 2007/2010 (docx) using Times New Roman in a 12 point font. To hold publication core values and adherence to accepted publication ethics, IJOLTL employs the double-blinded peer-review process for all articles.  Papers can be submitted online through OJS in  and Email:

IJOTL-TL (Indonesian Journal of Language Teaching and Linguistics), p-ISSN: 2502-2236; e-ISSN: 2502-8278 published by Center of Language and Cultural Studies Surakarta is recently indexed in database of Google Scholars, Crossref DOI, DOAJ, IPI, Moraref,  ISJD, Indonesia One Search, etc