ISSN 1392-0219 | eISSN 2424-547X
Focus and scope. Semiotika is an international blind peer-reviewed multidisciplinary journal focusing on both theoretical and practical aspects of cultural semiotics, structuralism and poststructuralism. It covers a wide range of fields, methodologies and issues of contemporary semiotic research, history and theory of semiotics and analysis of various types of discourse. It publishes high quality original papers, review articles and book reviews, annotated translations of primary sources in semiotics to Lithuanian, academic discussions, conference reports. Semiotika welcomes contributions from distinct fields of scholarly research that deals with matters of signification.
Languages. The journal accepts articles in Lithuanian, English and French.
Publication frequency. One volume per year.
Charges. The journal does not charge article processing charges or submission charges.
Open Access Policy. The journal is an open access journal. All content is freely available without charge to users or their institutions. Users are allowed to read, download, copy, distribute, print, search, or link to the full texts of the articles in this journal without asking prior permission of the publisher or the author. Articles published in the journal are distributed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 (CC BY 4.0) license.
We are member of the Initiative for Open Citations (i4OC) which is a multi-stakeholder project to make scholarly citation data openly available to enable the creation of new and better metrics. The journal is a participant of Open Archives Initiative.
History. Semiotika was founded in 1994 by Kęstutis Nastopka and Saulius Žukas, two literary researchers and semioticians from the Algirdas Julien Greimas Centre for Semiotic Research, established in 1992. Primarily (until 1999) Semiotika was a periodical of the Greimas Centre, later it was acknowledged as the scholarly periodical of the Faculty of Philology, and then, in 2020, it has become the international multidisciplinary academic journal of Vilnius University.