Sign Systems Studies

Sign Systems Studies is a peer-reviewed academic journal on semiotics edited at the Department of Semiotics of the University of Tartu and published by the University of Tartu Press. It is the oldest periodical in the field.[1] It was initially published in Russian and since 1998 in English with Russian and Estonian language abstracts. The journal was established by Juri Lotman as Trudy po Znakovym Sistemam in 1964. Since 1998 it has been edited by Kalevi Kull, Mihhail Lotman, and Peeter Torop. The journal is available online from the Philosophy Documentation Center,[2] indexed by WoS and Scopus, and starting 2012 also on an open access platform.[3]

Sign Systems Studies
LanguageEnglish, Russian, Estonian
Edited byKalevi Kull, Ene-Reet Soovik, Timo Maran, Silvi Salupere, Mihhail Lotman, Peeter Torop, Remo Gramigna
Publication details
Former name(s)
Trudy po Znakovym Sistemam
Standard abbreviations
ISO 4Sign Syst. Stud.
OCLC no.41123942


  1. Semiotica 158(1/4): 25 (2006).
  2. "Sign Systems Studies online". Retrieved 18 August 2012.
  3. "Sign Systems Studies". Retrieved 18 September 2014.

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