Published as the Acta Linguistica Hungarica (Print, volume 38 (1988) – volume 63 (2016): ISSN 1216-8076; Online via https://link.springer.com/journal/10445, volume 45 (1998) – volume 48 (2001) and via akjournals.com, volume 49 (2002) – volume 63 (2016): ISSN 1588-2624);
and formerly as the Acta Linguistica Academiae Scientiarum Hungaricae (Print ISSN: 0001-5946), volume 1 (1951) – volume 37 (1987).
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.