ERL Journal has rigidly observed the following quality benchmarks serving as its 10 commandments:

1 novel character: a unique platform for empirical and theoretical papers addressing the linguistic dimension of all education and placing language in the very centre of education

ERL Journal – Mission Statement


2 extensive internationalisation: geographical diversity on different levels, including the authors, reviews, affiliations of the editorial board, strand coordinators, advisory board

ERL Journal – Geographical Diversity


3 easy access: ready availability of all the papers, reviews and reports published in all the volumes, with the possibility of downloading any given text from any issue

ERL Journal – Practices & Statements


4 consistent trajectory: following the path developed jointly by the ERL circle and outlined online as well as in the introductions to the subsequent issues of the journal

ERL Journal – Trajectory and Themes


5 global recognition: growing presence in journal databases, libraries, search engines, incl. EBSCO Host, ERIH Plus, DRJI, ROAD, Index Copernicus International, and many more

Educational Role of Language Journal – Indexing


6 reader friendliness: content easily found thanks to application of different criteria (incl. alphabetical listing of all titles published, coloured index of things)

ERL Journal – Index of Things   /   ERL Journal Oeuvre for Your Easy Search


7 author friendliness: availability of ready-given (paper/report/review) templates with additional advice provided on the structure, simplicity of text construction guidelines

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8 regular publications: two issues being published every year and being immediately available online without any restrictions in downloading

ERL Journal – Issues


9 special issues: the possibility of publishing issues intersecting or reaching beyond the journal’s key strands, with guest editors being most welcome

ERL Journal – Special Issue


10 methodological flexibility: as justified by the journal’s entire (two-tier) scope, we welcome studies addressing the linguistic dimension of education qualitatively and quantitatively

ERL Journal – Scope Major    /    ERL Journal – Scope Minor


selected other merits: simple contact with the editorial board, 48-hour paper preview (to assess paper suitability) and anti-plagiarism verification, short submission checklist for authors


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