General Information

Journal «Izvestiya of Saratov University. History. International Relations» is a scientific periodical.

ISSN 2542-1913 (online)

ISSN1819-4907 (print)

E-version in open access

Journal history

The journal «Izvestiya of Saratov University. History. International Relations» (ISSN 1819-4907) became a separate periodical in 2005. It has been preceded by the journals: Izvestiya of Saratov University. New Series (ISSN 1814-733X) (2001–2004), Scientific Notes of Saratov State University (1923-1962), Izvestiya of Emperor Nikolay University (1910–1918).

The journal publication frequency is 4 issues a year.

Short title: Izv. Sarat. Univ. History. International Relations.


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


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

Registration PI № FS77-76642 of 26 August, 2019.


The journal subscription index is 36018. The subscription is available in online catalogues "Russian Press” (, "Press by Subscription" ( and Ural-Press Group of  Companies ( The price is not fixed.


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

Since 2010 the Journal is in the List of reviewed scientific publications in which the essential scientific results of Master’s or Doctor’s dissertations are to be published (№ 652 in the List of reviewed scientific publications).


The journal’s sections correspond to the Catalogue of scientific areas of academic degrees:

07.00.00 History and Archeology:

07.00.02 National History

07.00.03 World History (of the relevant period)

07.00.09 Historiography, source study and Historical research methods

07.00.15 History of international relations and foreign policy


Journal Themes:

History of Russia in the 16th - early 21st centuries, social and political thought in the Russian Empire, in the countries of the West and East, the military history of Russia / the USSR and Western countries, the Ancient history, history of Middle Ages, Modern and Contemporary history, the history of international relations and the external politicians, history of post-Soviet countries, Historiography and Source study of National and World history, Regional history, Local history.

The journal is aimed at researchers, university lecturers, students and graduate students.

Purpose and objectives of the journal

The purpose of the journal is to highlight the results of modern scientific research in the area of History, promoting the development of scientific research and educational activity.

The journal’s objectives are:

Publishing original scientific papers with recent results in all the major areas of historical science; including problems of World history (Ancient history, history of Middle Ages, Modern and Contemporary history), National history, Regional history and Local history, Historiography, Source studies and Historical research methods, International relations and foreign policy, as well as its interdisciplinary areas;

Publishing scientific reviews within the journal themes;

Publishing up-to-date information about the field-specific conferences and other scientific events held at Saratov State University and information on field-specific external conferences;

Publishing articles of leading scientists in the areas of historical science.

Languages of publication – Russian and English

The articles shall comply with the format and style of the journal Guidelines for Authors.


All the manuscripts submitted to the editorial board complying with the journal profile are reviewed (see Manuscript Review Procedure), upon which the editorial board makes the decision on the possibility of their publication. All articles aimed at reviewing are tested for plagiarism. Verification is carried out by the editorial board in the text borrowing verification system "Руконтекст" and "Антиплагиат. Вуз". one-sided blind review.


Scientific reviews, articles about the leading scientists and scientific events are submitted upon the consent of the editorial board.


The editorial board does not consider the articles that:

- are only overview;

- have been previously published;

-have been accepted for publication by other journals;

- сo-authoring papers (except when both authors are doctors of science).


No manuscript publication fee.

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In order to respect the rights and responsibilities of authors and Saratov State University named after N.G. Chernyshevsky involved in the publication of scientific articles in the journal “Izvestiya of Saratov University. New Series” the authors and the publisher of the journal make a duty to enter into “The license agreement for the right to use scientific work".