Published as the Acta linguistica Academiae Scientiarum Hungaricae (Print ISSN: 0001-5946), volume 1 (1951) – volume 37 (1987)
and currently as the Acta Linguistica Academica (Print ISSN: 2559-8201; Online: ISSN 2560-1016), volume 64 (2017) –
Acta Linguistica Academica publishes papers on general linguistics. Papers presenting empirical material must have strong theoretical implications. The scope of the journal is not restricted to the core areas of linguistics; it also covers areas such as socio- and psycholinguistics, neurolinguistics, discourse analysis, the philosophy of language, language typology, and formal semantics. The journal also publishes book and dissertation reviews and advertisements.