Focus and Scope

interface – Journal of European Languages and Literatures is a peer-reviewed journal published three times per year by the European Languages Division, Department of Foreign Languages and Literatures, National Taiwan University, Taipei, Taiwan.

interface is devoted to offering a forum where the seemingly independent scholarly disciplines that focus on particulate European national languages/literatures can communicate and interact with each other. Inter-disciplinary, comparative, and area studies are very welcome; nevertheless, interface is committed to bringing into attention the wider relevance of scholarship that traditional academic organization would assign to a “national department”.

interface aspires to encourage intellectual discussion by publishing both issues on special topics and general issues. The papers accepted can focus on any aspect related to the languages and literatures of any period of Europe. The preferred language of publication is English; however, papers in French, German, Spanish, Russian and Italian will also be accepted for publication in equal terms; furthermore, interface will endeavour to expand its resources so that in the future it may accept papers in additional European languages.


Open Access Policy

interface provides immediate unrestricted access to its content on the principle that making research freely available to the public supports a greater global exchange of knowledge.

For the same reasons, interface does not charge authors any fees for manuscript processing and/or publishing materials in the journal. 


Copyright Notice

Authors who submit papers for publication to interface – Journal of European Languages and Literatures agree to the following terms:

  1. Authors retain copyright and grant the journal right of first publication with the work simultaneously licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International License
  2. Authors can enter into separate, additional contractual arrangements for the non-exclusive distribution of the journal's published version of the work (e.g., post it to an institutional repository or publish it in a book), with an acknowledgement of its initial publication in this journal
  3. Authors are permitted to post their work online (e.g., in institutional repositories or on their website) prior to and during the submission process