1. The working languages of Literatūra are Lithuanian, English, German, French. Papers in other languages may be considered in exceptional circumstances.

2.  Literatūra publishes research articles, publications of archival materials, translations, critical reviews, discussion notes, reviews of research activities. The length of articles and archival publications should not normally exceed 40 000 characters, reviews should not be longer than 20 000 characters.  Authors are requested to submit two copies of the printed text in A4 paper size (Word 2000 or 2003 version). The font is 12 pt Times New Roman, 1.5 spacing between the lines should be used throughout the paper. An electronic copy of the text should be also send by e-mail to the editors as per specific subjects (please see editorial offices below).  Papers should be prepared according to the requirements of Literatūra.

3.  The content of Literatūra is planned 1-2 years in advance. Each volume consists of at least 4 issues, which are numbered and devoted to the specific subject: Lithuanian literature (Issue 1),  Russian literature (Issue 2), the Classics  (Issue 3), World literatures (Issue 4).

4. Papers submitted for publication should correspond to the general requirements of research papers and cover the following points: the research question/problem and methodology, review of previous research on the subject, research findings/results (evaluated and validated), evidence (documented), conclusions and references. Papers written in Lithuanian should be followed by a summary (not less than 600 characters) in a language of the journal other than the language of the publication (English, German, Russian or French). Papers written in English, German, Russian or French should be followed by a summary (not less than 600 characters) in Lithuanian. Publications of archival material, critical reviews, discussion notes should only contain abstracts in Lithuanian and one of the foreign languages.

5. Papers submitted for publication should not have been published or submitted for publication elsewhere. The journal uses a blind peer review system. All contributions are reviewed by at least two anonymous referees, at least one of which is not from the editorial board of Literatūra. Below the body of the article, the date of its submission for publication will be indicated by the editors.

EDITORIAL OFFICES:

Lithuanian literature (Issue 1)
Department of Lithuanian Literature of Vilnius University
Universiteto g. 5, LT-01513 Vilnius
Tel. (+370 5) 268 72 16
E-mail: dainora.pociute@flf.vu.lt

Russian literature (Issue 2)
Department of Russian Philology of Vilnius University
Universiteto g. 5, LT-01513 Vilnius
Tel. (+370 5) 268 72 24
E-mail: rusu.lit@flf.vu.lt

the Classics  (Issue 3)
Department of Classical Philology of Vilnius University
Universiteto g. 5, LT-01513 Vilnius
Tel. (+370 5) 268 72 20
E-mail: klasik.fil@flf.vu.lt

World literatures (Issue 4)
Department of French Philology of Vilnius University
Universiteto g. 5, LT-01513 Vilnius
Tel. (+370 5) 268 72 32
E-mail: pranckatedra@flf.vu.lt