About the Journal


History. Area Studies. International Relations

 Has been issued since 1996

(Since 1996 till 2000 the journal was published under the title Vestnik Volgogradskogo gosudarstvennogo universiteta. Seriya 4: Istoriya. Filosofiya)



ISSN (Print): 1998-9938

 ISSN (Online): 2312-8704

DOI: 10.15688/jvolsu4














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

Transliterated title: Vestnik Volgogradskogo gosudarstvennogo universiteta. Seriya 4. Istoriya. Regionovedenie. Mezhdunarodnye otnosheniya

Catchword title (in language of publication): Вестник ВолГУ. Серия 4. История. Регионоведение. Международные отношения  

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

Frequency: Till 2013 - 2 issues a year, from 2014 - 6 issues  (No. 1 - February, No. 2 - April, No. 3 June, No. 4 - August, No. 5 October, No. 6 - December)

Language(s): Russian, English

Peer Review type: Double-Blind

Founder and Publisher: Federal State Autonomous Educational Institution of Higher Education Volgograd State University

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

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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)



The Journal is included into the Index of peer-reviewed academic journals where major scientific results of theses for cand. and dr. degrees should 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. 



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 (deadline for submission: 1st December 2018),

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.