About the Journal
Focus and scope
Proverbium: Yearbook of International Proverb Scholarship is an open-access peer-reviewed journal that welcomes original research papers, book reviews and bibliographic supplements dedicated to the topic of paremiology, a linguistic and folkloristic subfield concerned with the study of proverbs and proverbial expressions.
Proverbium aims to promote research on paremiology and addresses international readership and contributors.
Open Access Policy
The open access policy of Proverbium means that all content is freely available without charge to the user or his/her institution. Users are allowed to read, download, copy, distribute, print, search or link to the full texts of the articles, or use them for any other lawful non-commercial purpose without asking prior permission from the publisher or the author.
Volumes 1:1984 to 4:1987 were issued by the Ohio State University, in cooperation with the University of Vermont and the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. Volumes 5:1988 to 38:2021 were published exclusively by the University of Vermont. From volume 39:2022 Proverbium is published by the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences Osijek, Croatia.
Volumes 1:1984 to 38:2021 of Proverbium were printed. From volume 39:2022 Proverbium is published online, as an open-access yearbook.
Wolfgang Mieder, a distinguished professor of German and folklore at the University of Vermont, is the founding editor of Proverbium: Yearbook of International Scholarship and served as editor-in-chief until 2021.
First year of publication
The yearbook was first published in 1984.
As of 2022, the chief editors are Melita Aleksa Varga (Osijek, Croatia) and Hrisztalina Hrisztova-Gotthardt (Bottmingen, Switzerland)
Peer review process
All submitted articles undergo a double-blind, peer-review process. Authors will be informed about the review results and all relevant comments will be forwarded to them. The final decision will be taken by the chief editors in accordance with the reviewers’ suggestions.
Articles and book reviews are welcome in the following languages: English, French, German, Russian and Spanish.
Proverbium is published annually, in July, as a yearbook.
January 31 of the publication year.
Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences Osijek, University of Osijek
Filozofski fakultet Osijek, L. Jaegera 9, HR-31000 Osijek, Croatia