Scientific journals printed by St Petersburg University are international journals that publish articles in Russian and English. The authors of the journals are scientists from all over the world.

15 of the 26 scientific journals of St Petersburg University are indexed by Scopus and the Web of Science Core Collection. These are the most recognised scientometric databases of publications and citations in the world. Publication in the indexed edition receives more recognition than any other edition, regardless of scientometric indicators. One of the key elements for publication is an independent peer review, which is usually “double-blind”. Consequently, any scientific work is rigorously selected before it is published in the journal, and indexed by the Scopus and Web of Science databases. The fact that the University uses the Open Journal System publishing resource ensures maximum transparency of all publishing procedures. All articles are published free of charge.

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Vestnik of Saint Petersburg University. Arts

This is a leading journal on art history in Russia for scholars interested in all fields of arts. Contributions from scholars of international standing explore every aspect of visual arts, architecture and urban planning, design, music, restoration, and art history, and they tackle controversial issues of performance practices.

Articles are published in Russian and English. The journal has been indexed in Scopus and WoS CC since 2017. The 2018 ratings are: Scopus, 3rd quartile; RISC (Science Index), top 10.


 

Vestnik of Saint Petersburg University. History

At least 50% of articles in each issue of this journal are in English. Each issue has a harmonious combination of wide-ranging research and comprehensive studies of primary sources, as well as revealing new areas of historical knowledge for readers, and fostering the highest historiographical standards of research. The journal has been indexed in Scopus and WoS CC since 2017. The 2018 ratings are: RISC (Science Index), top 10.

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Vestnik of Saint Petersburg University. Earth Sciences

This journal combines research in the fields of geology, hydrogeology and geochemistry, petrology and ecology, landscape planning and geomorphology, economic and social geography. Articles are published in Russian and English. The journal has been indexed in Scopus and WoS CC since 2018. 2018 ratings are: Scopus, 3 rd quartile; RISC (Science Index), 2nd quartile.

Vestnik of Saint Petersburg University. Law

The journal presents scholarship from the world's leading law schools and centers for legal studies, as well research carried out in the traditional positivist legal approach and in the interdisciplinary and comparative approaches, in conjunction with other social sciences. Articles are published in Russian and English. The journal has been indexed in WoS CC since 2017. Ratings in 2018 are: RISC (Science Index), 3rd quartile.

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Vestnik of Saint Petersburg University. Applied Mathematics. Computer Science. Control Processes

The journal covers research in the main areas of fundamental and applied mathematics and mathematical problems of computer science and control processes. Articles are published in Russian and English. The journal has been indexed in Scopus since 2017 and WoS CC since 2018. Ratings in 2018 are: RISC (Science Index), 3rd quartile.

Vestnik of Saint Petersburg University. Philosophy and Conflict Studies

The uniqueness of the journal is its publication of materials relevant to theoretical problems of philosophy and conflict studies in all their diversity and historical forms, as well as those related topics and issues on the border of philosophy and conflict studies. Articles are published in Russian and English. The journal has been indexed in Scopus since 2018 and WoS CC since 2017. Ratings in 2018 are: RISC (Science Index), 3rd quartile

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St Petersburg University Journal of Economic Studies

The journal specializes in fundamental and applied research on assessment and comparative analysis of prospects for economic development of emerging markets in the context of global trends. The journal gives preference to research aimed at combining abstract methodological, empirical, and quantitative approaches to economic problems of emerging markets. Articles are published in Russian and English. The journal has been indexed in WoS CC since 2017. Rating for 2018: RISC (Science Index), 1st quartile.

Vestnik of Saint Petersburg University. Language and Literature

The journal publishes research articles and critical reviews designed to reflect current problems in modern linguistics, literature, and interdisciplinary humanitarian research, as well as to present the diversity of approaches and scholars. Particular attention is paid to work that develops traditions established by theoretical schools St. Petersburg State University, St. Petersburg, and Russia. Languages of publication are Russian and English. The journal has been indexed in WoS CC since 2018. Rating for 2018: RISC (Science Index), 1st quartile.

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Modern History of Russia

The journal specializes in questions of Russian history of the 20th and early 21st centuries. The journal publishes materials with multi-factor and interdisciplinary approaches, reflecting the diversity of research methods and overcoming one-sidedness in evaluating the Russian historical process. Languages of publication are Russian and English. The journal has been indexed in Scopus since 2015, in WoS CC since 2018. Ratings in 2017 are: Scopus, 2nd quartile; RISC (Science Index), 1st quartile.

Russian Management Journal (Российский журнал менеджмента)

The journal’s mission is the creation and constant renovation of an interaction medium for various categories of international authors and readers. The Russian Management Journal seeks to stimulate an effective exchange of knowledge about the principles and mechanisms of management in organizations, as well as approaches to building competitive advantages in international markets, especially emerging markets. The journal publishes articles in both Russian and English. The journal has been indexed in WoS CC since 2018. Ratings in 2018 are: RISC (Science Index), 1st quartile.

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Scandinavian Philology

The journal is the only Russian publication specializing in Scandinavian and Dutch Studies. As a platform for an open discussion of research in the field, the journal aims to connect scholars exploring different research avenues in Scandinavian and Dutch Studies and to create a single academic space across various countries. Publication languages are Russian, English, Dutch, Danish, Swedish, and Norwegian. The journal has been indexed in WoS CC since 2018.

Horizon. Studies in Phenomenology

Horizon is the only Russian journal on phenomenological philosophy and related areas. One of the main goals of is to intensify the communication on the phenomenological direction of modern philosophy, to create a field for current discussions, a field of live communication and the exchange of new ideas. Articles are published in Russian, English, German, and French. The journal has been indexed in Scopus since 2016, in WoS CC since 2018. 2018 ratings are: Scopus, 3rd quartile.

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Philologia Classica

The journal publishes research in the field of Classical philology, covering a broad range of topics that include Ancient literature, Ancient Greek and Latin languages, textual criticism, papyrology, epigraphy, Indo-European linguistics, history of Ancient art, Ancient philosophy, and religion and material culture, provided they are based on profound knowledge and analysis of ancient texts. Publication languages are Russian, English, German, French, Italian, and Latin. The journal has been indexed in Scopus and WoS CC since 2018.

Studia Slavica et Balcanica Petropolitana

The aim of this journal is to publish the latest research in the history of the Slavic and Balkan nations, to introduce new sources, and to review the most interesting up-to-date books in the field of Slavic Studies. Languages of publication are Russian and English. The journal has been indexed in WoS CC since 2018, in Scopus since 2014. 2018 ratings are: Scopus, 3rd quartile; RISC (Science Index), 2nd quartile.

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Biological Communications

Biological Communications

The journal publishes research from all areas of the biological sciences, from classical disciplines such as botany and zoology, to biotechnology and fundamental medicine, if the research is of high quality and might be interesting beyond narrow specialists. The aim of the journal is to become the leading Russian journal in the field of life science, publishing the best research from Russian institutions and attracting cutting edge research from around the globe. The journal has been indexed in Scopus since 2019. 2018 ratings are: RISC (Science Index), 2nd quartile.