Vigo International Journal of Applied Linguistics aims at covering the different areas of study in the field of applied linguistics. Articles are accepted from disciplines such as:

* Computational linguistics
* Foreign language teaching and learning
* Forensic linguistics
* Language for specific purposes
* Language planning
* Second language acquisition
* Speech pathologies
* Translation

The journal welcomes empirical studies dealing with innovative aspects of applied linguistics. VIAL is becoming a forum of discussion for interdisciplinary studies and diversity, promoting the exchange of ideas among specialists . The connection between the different areas in the same journal allows the reader to become aware of studies that would otherwise be represented in different publications, making the knowledge of related disciplines within the framework of applied language studies easily available for the researcher.

VIAL is indexed and abstracted in:

* CINDOC (Centro de Información y Documentación científica)
* ERIH (European Reference Index for the Humanities)
* ISI Web of Knowledge 
* LATINDEX
* Linguistics Abstracts
* Linguistics and Language Behavior Abstracts
* MLA Directory of Periodicals
* Ulrich´s database

VIAL latest issue:

Number 11

University of Vigo, Facultade de Filoloxía e Traducción.