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Submission Preparation Checklist

As part of the submission process, authors are required to check off their submission's compliance with all of the following items, and submissions may be returned to authors that do not adhere to these guidelines.
  • it was written by the Author(s) indicated in the Work;
  • the material of the Work was not published in any other publications;

  • the material of the Work is not and will not be presented for publication to any other publications;
  • the Work does not contain statements, which do not correspond to reality, or material, which may infringe upon the intellectual property rights of another person or legal entity, and upon the conditions and requirements of sponsors or providers of financial support;
  • all references used in the Work are indicated and, to the extent the Work incorporates text passages, figures, data or other material from the works of others, the undersigned has obtained any necessary permissions;
  • undertakes to indemnify and hold harmless Kaunas University of Technology from any damage or expense that may arise in the event of a breach of any of the guarantees set forth above;
  • do(es) not object to the spread of the Work by all means of distribution.

Author Guidelines

Author‘s Guarantee Form Concerning Work Presented for Publication
Agreement for the Submission of an Article for the Journal (download)

The article should be prepared by Microsoft Windows operational system Microsoft Word text editor. The author submits the paper by registering to www.kalbos.ktu.lt

The suggested length of the article is ~6000–8000 words.

The structure of the article should correspond to the general requirements of research papers. It should clearly present the research problem, the aim, research methods, results and discussion, conclusions, references, according to the Harvard referencing system used in the journal.

Presented papers will be reviewed by two experts.

If you are referring to some authors in the paper, the name of the author, the year of publication and the page should be indicated in the text and a full list of references provided at the end of the article.

Articles prepared in a foreign language must be accompanied by a detailed summary in Lithuanian (1000–1500 characters).

Structure of the article should be as follows:

  • Title of the article;
  • Full name of the author;
  • Abstract in the original language of the article (approximately 1000-1500 printed characters);
  • Key words (5-7);
  • Introduction;
  • Theoretical background / literature review;
  • Methods;
  • Results and discussion;
  • Conclusions;
  • References;
  • Summary in Lithuanian (approximately 1000-1500 characters);
  • Date of submission (year, month);
  • Information about the author.

When submitting the paper, the following data about the author (no more than 600 printed characters) should be presented separately:

  • Name, surname;
  • Scientific title and the title referring to a research field or trend;
  • Area of research interests;
  • Author's working place, its address and e-mail.


Requirements for the Preparation of an Electronic Form of an Article

Text. An article should be submitted according to the sequence specified in the general requirements of the article. The text of the article should be submitted in A4 format (210 x 297 mm), using only the necessary text formatting, 11 pt. Times New Roman text font and 14 pt. Times New Roman font in Bold for article headings.

Illustrations. Text in the tables and charts should be written in 9 pt. font, using single line spacing. Tables and charts should be numbered and have titles.

Tables, charts and illustrations should be submitted in separate files (not only in Word software). If illustrations are prepared using Excel software, it is necessary to provide open operational files of illustrations. The photo resolution should not be less than 300 dpi.


1. Kull, K., 2014. Catalysis and Scaffolding in Semiosis. In: The Catalyzing Mind: Beyond Models of Causality, (eds.) Cabell, K. R. and Valsiner, J. New York: Springer, pp.111–121. http://dx.doi. org/10.1007/978-1-4614-8821-7_6

2. Korostenskaja, J., 2014. Setting the Verb Raising Parameter in Lithuanian. In: Kalbų studijos/ Studies about Languages, no 25, pp.14–25. http://dx.doi.org/10.5755/j01.sal.0.25.8396

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