ALA is an interdisciplinary scholarly journal which accepts research papers, survey papers and technical notes on the subjects of Asian linguistics, translation studies and the teaching of Asian languages, book reviews on representative works on the same subjects and reports from outstanding events. ALA's articles are mostly written in English, Slovene articles with English abstracts are also accepted.
ALA encourages the interlinking of different linguistic disciplines, fosters dialogue among different theoretical orientations and their practical application, proposes new approaches to existing research themes, draws attention to relevant questions, and informs about recent findings and events in the above areas.
ALA was published three times a year until 2014. Since then it has its summer and its winter issue.
The articles of Acta Linguistica Asiatica are indexed/reviewed in the following databases/resources:
- Directory of Open Access Journals (DOAJ)
- Google Scholar
- MLA International Bibliography
- Open J-Gate
- ERIH Plus