About the Journal


History. Area Studies. International Relations

 Title in language of publication: Vestnik Volgogradskogo gosudarstvennogo universiteta. Seriya 4. Istoriya. Regionovedenie. Mezhdunarodnye otnosheniya

Has been issued since 1996



ISSN (Print): 1998-9938

 ISSN (Online): 2312-8704

DOI: 10.15688/jvolsu4













Original Title (in language of publication): Вестник Волгоградского государственного университета. Серия 4. История. Регионоведение. Международные отношения

Catchword title (in language of publication): Vestnik VolGU. Seriya 4. Istoriya. Regionovedenie. Mezhdunarodnye otnosheniya  

Catchword title in English: Science Journal of VolSU. History. Area Studies. International Relations 

Frequency: 6 issues a year. (No. 1 - February 25, No. 2 - April 25, No. 3 - June 30, No. 4 - August 30, No. 5 - October 25, No. 6 - December 28)

Language(s): Russian, English. Peer Review type: Double-Blind

Founder and Publisher: Volgograd State University

Chief Editor: Dr., Pr. Igor' TyumentsevE-mail:  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. E-mail Editorial Board:  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Journal is registered by Federal Service for Supervision of Mass Media, Communications and Protection of Cultural Heritage (Russia). (Registration Certificate ПИ № ФС77-25018, June 29, 2006)


 We invite authors to publish their articles in the Journal! The publication is free, every author receives a free author's copy after release of an issue.

The following thematic issues of 2019:

1) Time of Troubles in Russia in the Early 17th Century: Nature and Lessons,

2) The Russian Cossacks in Conditions of Socio-Political Crises (deadline for submission: 1st April 2019),

3) The Byzantine Society: History, Law, and Culture (deadline for submission: 1st July 2019).

NB: Reception of articles for publication in non-thematic issues of 2019 has been finished!

Articles of foreign authors are being viewed for their publication in upcoming issues out of turn.  

When choosing articles for their publication under the heading "Criticism and bibliography", reviews of foreign scientific literature have the advantage over ones of any books or articles in Russian.


The Journal is included into the Index of peer-reviewed academic journals wheremajor scientific results of theses for cand. and dr. degreesshould be published which is recommended by the Higher Attestation Commission attached to the Ministry of Education and Science of Russia. It took effect from the 1st December of 2015.