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Author Guidelines

All issues of the journal from previous years are located on the site


For the publication of scientific works in the journal «Vestnik of Samara University. History, pedagogics, philology» articles that correspond to the scientific requirements, general trend of the series of the journal and articles that are able to interest sufficiently wide range of Russian and foreign scientific community are taken.

Suggested in the article material should be original, not published earlier in other printed publications, written in the context of modern scientific literature and also contain evident element of creation new knowledge.

Themes of Journal

  • National history
  • General history
  • Historiography, source study, methods of historical research
  • General pedagogy, history of pedagogy and education
  • Methodology and technology of vocational education
  • Russian language. Languages ​​of peoples of Russia
  • Languages ​​of peoples of foreign countries (indicating the specific language or groups of languages)
  • Theoretical, applied and comparative linguistics
  • Media communications and journalism


A package of documents is sent to the journal by means of submitting the manuscript on the website:

  • 1) an article that is written according to the rules of publication in two versions - with the surname, given name, patronymic and information about the authors and without them (for double-blind peer review) (шаблон оформления статьи = template);
  • 2) a completed license agreement in a scanned form, and upon receiving a positive review (see this example), the authors send the original of the agreement in two copies to the address: Center of Periodical Publications, room 312 b, building 22a, 34, Moskovskoye shosse, Samara,443086, Russian Federation.


Article template

The article should contain the following information.

  • 1) UDC
  • 2) Title
  • 3) Information about the author(s), including surname, first name & patronimic fully, science degree, title, job position, place of work (Department, higher educational institution, organization, enterprise), postal address of the place of work with the index, e-mail, ORCID (registration on, as desired others identifications in Scopus, WoS etc.
  • 4) Abstract. Volume up to 300 words (in English). Abstract should include characteristics of the key topic, problem (task) of a scientific article, aims of the work, methodology (methods of research), empiric material (sources), research results and their novelty in comparison with the results, that are already existing in science, conclusions. Information, containing in the title of an article shouldn’t be repeated in the text of an abstract.
  • 5) Key words: 7–10 words.
  • 6) Information on the conflict of interests or its absence.
  • 7) Acknowledgements about the financing, grants (if any).
  • 8) References in English.

Structure of the main text of the article depends on the posed aims, tasks and investigated problems, but it is obligatory to separate in its composition: introduction, setting goals (problems), methodology, study, obtained results and conclusions.

  • Basic theoretical and experimental results, experimental data, discovered interrelations and regularities are presented. Herewith the preference is given to the new results and data of long-term value, important findings, conclusions that refute existing theories and also to the data that according to the author have practical meaning.
  • Conclusions may be accompanied with recommendations, estimates, suggestions, speculations described in the article.

Volume – 12-25 pages. The articles are accepted in Russian, English, German and French. Font Times New Roman, font size – 14, interline interval – 1,5. At using in the text of an article of additional fonts, they should be presented separately. Drawings (drawings (pictures), tables, graphs, diagrams etc.) are presented separately in different files.

References is executed in accordance with Vancouver style.

References list should contain 15-30 research sources (research articles, monographs etc.). Editorial board pays attention of the authors that the journal is oriented at reflection of the modern state of national and world science in the field of history, philology and pedagogy, that is why recommends authors to endorse the results of their research in the topical panorama of national and world science, that should find reflection in the bibliographic list of the used literature (authors, countries, years, publications). If it is necessary to indicate the study guides and other materials, they are given separately in notes or in the materials of the study.

NB! At all the sources in the References list it is desirable to check the assignment of DOI or URL and indicate it in the bibliographical description if any (see this example) Sample


Submission Preparation Checklist

As part of the submission process, authors are required to check off their submission's compliance with each of the following items, and submissions that do not adhere to these guidelines may be returned to the authors.

  • Absence of plagiarism. The submission has not been previously published, nor is it before another journal for consideration (or an explanation has been provided in Comments to the Editor).

  • Correct manuscript format. Manuscript file format is Microsoft Word (has the extension *.doc, *.docx, *.rtf). The text adheres to the stylistic and bibliographic requirements outlined in the Author Guidelines, which is found in "For Authors" section.

  • Cover letter. All the required supporting documents will be submitted together with the manuscript. Authors guarantee to upload scanned original of the filled cover letter in PDF. A cover letter signed by all authors.

  • Supplementary files. The authors have prepared for transfer to the editor within the manuscript submission process:

    • Graphic files (photos, satellite images, graphics, etc.) - all in separate jpg or tiff-files.
    • Data (raw-data, statistic analyzis and so on) and/or media-files.

Copyright Notice

  1. Authors retain copyright and grant the journal non-exclusive license to first publication.
  2. Authors are able to distribute the manuscript and/or the article in accordance with Self-Archiving policy of the journal (see details).
  3. The manuscript can be accepted for publication only by decision of the Editor-in-Chief and the Editorial board of the journal in accordance with the Manuscript stelection policy of the journal (see details).
  4. Published Article will be distributed in print and electronic version and will be available in Immediate Open Access under the Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License (CC BY 4.0). 

A non-exclusive license for publication granted by authors allows the publisher to use the article in the following ways:

  • Reproduction of the Article or its sections or parts, as well as the metadata of the Article in any languages, in any material form, including on paper and electronic media, as a separate work in the journal and/or databases (local or in the Internet) of the publisher and/or other persons, at the discretion of the publisher;
  • Distribution of the Article or its sections or parts, as well as the metadata of the Article in any languages, on any medium as part of the journal and/or databases of the publisher or other persons, at the discretion of the publisher, or as an independent work around the world whether on Open-Access terms or for a fee without remuneration to the Author;
  • Making the Article or any of its sections or parts, as well as the Article’s metadata in any languages, publicly available in such a way that any person can access the Article from any place, including via the Internet, and at any time of their own choosing;
  • Granting permission/s for the use of the Article or its sections or parts, as well as its metadata in any languages, to third parties with notice to the Author made by posting relevant information on the journal’s website, without paying remuneration to the Author;
  • Processing the Article (i.e., editing, correcting, annotating, tagging, translating to any languages, typesetting) and using the revised (translated) Article in the aforementioned ways.

Other rights not directly transferred to the publisher under this License Agreement, including patent rights to any process, method etc., described by the Authors in the manuscript, as well as trademark rights, are reserved for the Authors.


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