Open Access Pragmatics Journals

A list of Open Access Pragmatics journals for you to publish your manuscript in

Pragmatics is branch of linguistics about how context contributes to meaning, studying implicature, speech acts, relevance and conversation

Open Access journals publish research articles that are free to to view and download. The main difference between articles in open access journals and those in closed journals is the business model. Both types of articles have to undergo the same peer review process.

This list of Pragmatics Open Access journals will hopefully make it easier for you to decide where to publish your Pragmatics manuscript.
Our list includes all the high-impact factor Pragmatics journals as well as new journals. This should give you a better idea on where you should publish. In many cases, you only see lists of Pragmatics journals, nonetheless, in our case we have made the list with open access Pragmatics journals in mind.Use our different columns — number of papers, number of citations, and relevance — to find the best Pragmatics venue for your manuscript.

The DOAJ columns refers to the The Directory of Open Access Journals, a list of open access journals, maintained by Infrastructure Services for Open Access.
There are certain criteria a journal must meet to be indexed by DOAJ, and thus inclusion in the DOAJ index is seen by scholars as a mark of quality.


All the open access Pragmatics journals in this list are indexed in OA.mg.
If you spot any mistakes in this table of Pragmatics OA journals, don’t hesitate to send us an email.

Open Access Pragmatics Journals
NameISSNDOAJPublisherNo. of PapersCitationsRelevanceWebsite
Open journal of language and linguistics2637-8787eSciPub LLC10100
Journal of Pragmatics Research2656-8020IAIN Salatiga44434.1Website
Contrastive pragmatics2666-0385Brill5016530
Semantics and Pragmatics1937-8912Semantics and Pragmatics199371422.6Website
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Frequently Asked Questions

Where can I publish my Pragmatics paper?
You can publish your Pragmatics paper in the Open Access journals in this list
What is Open Access (OA)?
Open access (OA) is a set of principles and practices through which research is freely distributed online
What does “relevance” mean in the table?
It refers to the strength of association between this journal being listed and the concept, from 0-100. For example, the Journal Of Research In Mechanical Engineering has a relevance of “0” when listed under “Open Access Computer Science Journals” because it has no relevance to the field of Computer Science.
How do you count total number of citations?
The citations show how often articles from this journal have been referenced in other works. OpenAlex is where we get this data from. Although the accuracy is debatable, it can nevertheless help you get a sense of how prestigious a journal is in general.
Where can I find other lists like this one?
If you are looking for an author or journal article, you can type it in the name, title, or DOI in the search box above to see more results. If you want to see a similar list to this one, take a look on OA.mg
How can I publish my paper on OA.mg?
That's exactly why we made these lists, so you can find a journal that will publish your paper. We at OA.mg don't offer publishing services.
What is an APC?
Authors usually have to pay a one-time Article Processing Charge (APC) to cover the costs of peer review, publishing, and dissemination of published papers in a given journal.
What are the different Open Access types?
Depending on the license, a research paper might be categorised as a) Gold Open Access, which means the paper is freely available and fully accessible to everyone, b) Hybrid Open Access, which means that the authors can pay an APC to make the paper freely available, or c) Green Open Access, which means that there is a possiblity to make subcription based journal articles freely avaiable by uploading the peer-reviewed article to an instiutional repository. Among these, Diamond, Black, and Bronze Open Access also exist.