Information For Authors

For Authors


Humanistica Lovaniensia. Journal of Neo-Latin Studies
(ISSN 2593-3019, PLUS) publishes both short notes and longer articles in English, French, German, Italian and Spanish on all aspects of Neo-Latin language, literature and culture from the fourteenth to the twenty-first century, as well as critical editions and translations of Neo-Latin texts.


Authors grant Humanistica Lovaniensia a permanent and unrestricted licence to publish their articles in open access on its website. This licence is non-exclusive and pertains to articles in their original, unabridged form, as approved by the author. Authors retain the full copyright and publishing rights of their texts.
    Upon publication in Humanistica Lovaniensia authors have the right to deposit their article’s version of record in any institutional or subject repository of choice, without any embargo applying (Sherpa/RoMEO Green). They also retain the right to reproduce and disseminate their articles, on condition that the original publication in Humanistica Lovaniensia is mentioned at all times.
    Articles are reviewed, edited and published by Humanistica Lovaniensia free of any article processing or publishing charges.  


All contributions should be submitted electronically, complying with the Submission Guidelines and Style Sheet and the Abbreviations Listing. Please fill out the Submission Form and send it with your text to the General Editor at
    Articles exceeding 15.000 words (including footnotes) are less likely to be accepted, except for critical editions; please consult the General Editor before submitting longer contributions. Short philological notes, not exceeding 5000 words, are published in a separate Miscellanea section. Humanistica Lovaniensia does not publish book reviews.
    Submissions are expected to contain original work and should not have been published in any other form or language, nor should they be under consideration elsewhere. Articles not conforming to the submission guidelines will not be considered for publication until they are in the required format, regardless of their content.
    Receipt of submissions will be acknowledged. Submissions will be read by the Editors and authors will be informed within one month as to whether their submission will be sent out for double-blind review by at least two external referees. Authors will normally receive a decision with a brief explanation regarding the acceptance of their contribution within four months of the initial submission.


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B-3000 Leuven (Belgium)