About the Journal

Journal cover imageThe Baltic Journal of English Language, Literature and Culture (BJELLC) is an open access multidisciplinary international scholarly journal, which is issued once a year by the University of Latvia (since 2011).
The BJELLC aims to help scholars doing research in linguistics, literature and culture to share their knowledge worldwide through open access. 
As the journal covers a wide range of topics, it will be a valuable source for scholars, teachers and advanced students. The articles reflect theoretical and empirical interests of scholars from all over the world. The studies focus on synchronic and diachronic as well as comparative aspects of the English language, culture and literature.  

ISSN 1691-9971 (print)
ISSN 2501-0395 (online)

Each volume and each article have a DOI number. The DOI of the BJELLC is https://doi.org/10.22364/BJELLC

Creative Commons LicenseArticles in the BJELLC are published under the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 (CC BY-NC 4.0) license since 2021.

TurnitinIn order to prevent malpractice, all submissions are screened by the TurnitIn™ software.

All journal volumes are available on the E-resource repository of the University of Latvia.

Next call 2025 spring.


The journal publishes original theoretical and empirical studies including, but not limited to:

  • Discourse analysis and pragmatics
  • Lexicology and terminology
  • Stylistics
  • Language acquisition
  • Psycholinguistics
  • Corpus linguistics
  • Translation and contrastive studies
  • Cultural studies
  • Literary and critical theory
  • Postcolonial literatures
  • Comparative literature
  • American literature and drama
  • Gender and literature