Number of Volumes 7
Number of Issues 14
Number of Articles 86
Number of Contributors 171
Article View 180,553
PDF Download 97,040
View Per Article 2099.45
PDF Download Per Article 1128.37
Number of Submissions 478
Rejected Submissions 173
Reject Rate 36
Accepted Submissions 18
Acceptance Rate 4
Time to Accept (Days) 128
Number of Indexing Databases 5
Number of Reviewers 76

Issues in Language Teaching is an open-access, double-blind, peer-reviewed journal published by Allameh Tabataba’i University, the leading university in Humanities and Social Sciences in Iran. Issues in Language Teaching has been established to provide an intellectual platform for national and international researchers working on issues related to language and language teaching. The Journal was founded as a response to quick advancements in language teaching and was dedicated to the publication of highest-quality research studies that report findings on issues of great concern to the profession of language teaching.   

To allow for easy and worldwide access to the most updated research findings, the journal is set to be an open-access journal. The journal charges 1,000,000 Rials as the fee for reviewing, processing, and publishing research papers from the authors or from the research institutes and organizations. All the mentioned processes for paper publication are sponsored by Allameh Tabataba’i University.  

The journal is published in both a print version and an online version.

About Issues in Language Teaching:

  • Country of Publication: Iran
  • Publisher: Allameh Tabataba’i University Press
  • Format: Print and Online
  • Start Publishing: Winter and Spring 2012
  • Print ISSN: 2322-3715
  • E-ISSN: 2476-6194
  • Available from: Google Scholar, ISC, Magiran, Civilica, ...
  • Acceptance Rate: 47%
    Frequency: Semi-annual
  • Publication Dates:
  • Advance Access: Yes
  • Language: English With Persian Abstracts
  • Scope: March, June, September, December
  • Article Processing Charges: 1000000 Rials
  • Type of Journal: Academic Scholarly
  • Open Access: Yes
  • Index & Abstracted: Yes
  • Policy: Peer Review
  • Initial Review Time: up to ten days
  • Review Time: Nine Weeks Approximately
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N.B. All authors are requested to follow the ILT Journal template available at the following link before submitting their manuscript(s):


“This journal is a member of Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE) and complies with the highest ethical standards in accordance with ethical laws”.

Current Issue: Volume 7, Issue 2, Summer and Autumn 2018, Pages 1-187 

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