Acta Facultatis Philosophicae Universitatis Ostraviensis
Studia Germanistica

ISSN 1803-408X (Print)
ISSN 2571-0273 (Online)
Publisher: University of Ostrava, Dvořákova 7, 701 03 Ostrava, Czech Republic

SG The peer-reviewed journal Acta Facultatis Philosophicae Universitatis Ostraviensis Studia Germanistica continues in the tradition of the collections of studies published by the Faculty's Department of German Studies in 2006 and 2007. Studia Germanistica was launched as a peer-reviewed journal in 2008 and has been issued biannually since 2009. From the very beginning, all papers submitted to Studia Germanistica have undergone a process of standard independent double-blind peer review. The members of the editorial board are all renowned scholars of German language, literature and culture based at universities in the Czech Republic and abroad. Studia Germanistica only accepts original papers that have not been published or submitted for publication elsewhere.

Since 2018, Acta Facultatis Philosophicae Universitatis Ostraviensis Studia Germanistica has been available online for free immediately upon publication. All issues of the journal can be found here:

The printed version can be purchased or a subscription taken out here:

Issue schedule: biannually

Call for papers: the deadlines for submissions are 15 February and 15 July

Language: German with English abstracts and keywords

Related fields: The main fields of interest are German linguistics, German literature, didactics of German as a foreign language and cultural studies. Besides documenting current developments in research both in the Czech Republic and internationally, the journal also includes reviews of recently published books and reports from international conferences.

Assessment: All accepted contributions will be evaluated in a double-blind peer-review process. Reviews are provided by at least two independent reviewers who are experts in the given fields. The review process is in accordance with  Publishing Ethics and takes into account the necessity for confidentiality in dealing with research data.

The editorial board will then make their decision on the basis of the reviewers' recommendations.

No fees or charges are required for processing and being published in the journal.

Backup: All journals are archived in printed form in the Czech National Library and other libraries in the Czech Republic and abroad and on the internal server systems of the University of Ostrava.

Coverage: The journal is included in the Scopus, ERIH PLUS, Directory of Open Access Journals (DOAJ) and EBSCO international databases.

Apart from this, all issues of the journal are uploaded to the Germanistik: Internationales Referatenorgan mit bibliographischen Hinweisen database.

Updated: 09. 06. 2021