About Journal

The Journal  Izvestiya of Saratov University. Philology. Journalism is a scientific periodical.


ISSN 2541-898X (online)

ISSN 1817-7115 (print)



The Journal has a print edition and a digital version.


The founder and the publisher of the journal is Saratov State University

The Journal has been published since 2005.


Since 2010 the Journal has been included in the Catalogue of peer-reviewed scientific publications in which the main scientific results of Candidate and Doctoral Degree theses (State Commission for Academic Degrees and Titles Catalogue, last updated on 28.12.2018) have to be published.

Impact-factor of the Russian Science Citation Index: elibrary.ru/title_profile.asp?id=26684



The journal is registered in the Federal Service for the Supervision of Communications, Information Technology, and Mass Media (Roskomnadzor).

Registration PI № FS77-76639 of 26 August, 2019.


The content is published under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License (CC-BY 4.0)


Subscription index of the Journal is 36011 in the United catalogue of “The Russian Press”, section 30 “Scientific and technical publications. Proceedings of the Russian Academy of Sciences. Proceedings of Higher educational institutions”. 

Online subscription is also available in the online catalogue “Press by subscription” (www.akc.ru).


The Journal is issued quarterly.


Languages of publication are Russian and English.



Open access to the full-text version is available in the Scientific e-library of the Russian Federation eLIBRARY and in the Scientific e-Library Cyberleninka, in databases of EBSCO Publishing on EBSCOhost platform.


Journal history

Jounal Izvestiya of Saratov University. New Series. Series: Philology. Journalism was separated into a stand-alone edition in 2005. Its predecessors were Izvestiya of Saratov University. New Series (2001–2004), Ucheniye Zapiski (Scientific Notes)  (1923–1962), Izvestiya Imperatorskogo Nikolayevskogo Universiteta (News of the Emperor Nikolay University) (1910–1918).


Subject-matter of the Journal: language theory, comparative and historic linguistics, speech communication, discursive practices, the Russian language and speech culture, Russian as a foreign language, Romance and Germanic languages and translation studies, dialectology, cognitive linguistics, psycholinguistics, sociolinguistics, applied linguistics, theory of literature, folklore, history of the Russian and foreign (British-American and French) literature, modern literary process, text studies, poetics, comparative literary studies, literary criticism, literary studies of local lore, history and theory of journalism, mass communications in information society, language of mass media.


Correspondence of the Journal sections to the List of scientific disciplines in which Candidate and Doctorate academic degrees are conferred:

10.01.01 – Russian literature

10.01.03 – Literature of the people of foreign countries (English, American, French)

10.01.10 – Journalism

10.02.01 – Russian language

10.02.04 – Germanic languages

10.02.05 – Romance languages

10.02.19 – Language theory.


The Journal’s goal is to promptly inform the humanitarian community of the results of current research in the spheres of linguistics, literary studies and journalism, which promote the development of science and education.


Journal’s objectives are:

  • to publish authentic scientific papers in theoretic and applied linguistics, Russian, Germanic and Romance languages, history and theory of literature, media studies and media didactics;
  • to discuss current issues of the philological science;
  • to unify the research efforts aimed at a complex exploration of relevant issues of general humanities;
  • to address up-to-date controversial issues of higher philological and journalist education;
  • to promptly inform about significant scientific events and philologically-targeted publications.


The Journal targets specialists in linguistics, literary studies, journalism and other humanities’ scientists (researchers, university teachers, graduate students, students).


Procedure for manuscript selection and publication. Manuscripts containing original material are accepted for publication unless they have been previously published elsewhere or have been accepted for consideration by other journals, in the spheres of Linguistics, Literary Studies, Journalism, as well as materials for the sections Criticism and bibliography, Chronicles of scientific life.

Articles should be in accordance with the Requirements of the Journal.

The manuscripts received by the editorial office are checked for plagiarism in the system of text matching content Антиплагиат.ВУЗ and are reviewed (see Manuscript review).



After the editorial board come to a positive decision about the publication of the manuscript, the author and the Journal publisher have to sign the License Agreement to use a scientific work.


Manuscript publication is free of charge.


 All manuscripts are published in the Journal on the terms and conditions of the license Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International (CC-BY 4.0)