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Preparing your manuscript

Standard requirements for the submission of manuscripts

  1. The text can be submitted electronically in Word or RTF format.

  2. Font type is Times New Roman, font size 14.

  3. Manuscript should have no less than 10 pages in the above format, but should not exceed 18 pages (up to 40,000 characters including spaces).

  4. Pictures are presented in BMP format, charts are in Excel, and tables are in Word.

  5. An abstract in English should be attached (not to exceed 1,000 characters, including spaces). A Russian abstract is also desirable.

  6. Up to 7 key words in English (in Russian, if possible) should also be provided.

  7. References should be organized as per bibliographic requirements. They should be attached at the end of the text under the title of “List of References”. The sources should be listed in the alphabetical order. To link in-text citations with the list of references the numbers in sequential order should be used in square brackets. If a reference is made to a specifi c quotation from a source, such reference should be marked with a sequential number on the list of references and a page number. Page number should be set off with a comma.

  8. In case the author deems it necessary to add notes, a new section should be created entitled “Notes”, to be placed before the ”List of References”. Notes may contain author’s comments or explanations marked sequentially with one or more asterisks.

  9. Special symbols (i.e. Greek, Old Russian and other rare letters) should be inserted as images or accompanied by fonts containing such symbols.

Presentation of the materials

All communication with authors are automated via E-submission system. Registered author can submit an article on "My articles" page. To get help use this link http://submit.uni-journal.ru/help or feel free to write to tech@uni-journal.ru.

Reviewing of manuscripts received by the Editorial Board of "Humanities and Science University Journal"

  1. All manuscripts received by the Editorial Board are cataloged according to the Nomenclature of Scientific Specialties and sent to Editorial Board on science branches.

  2. The paper presented by the author is reviewed by a member of the Editorial Board (PhD, Full Professor) in the form of review (expert survey) confirmed by the Editorial Board. Among reviewers are leading specialists of scientific research institutes and universities of Saint-Petersburg.

  3. Reviewing is confidential. Violation of confidentiality is possible only in case when the reviewer state the unreliability or falsification of materials presented in the paper.

  4. The author can get the review of his/her paper on request, without signature and name, position and work place of the reviewer.

  5. If the author of the paper disagrees with the reviewer’s opinion, he/she may submit a reasoned reply to the Editorial Board. The paper may be sent for reviewing again or for consideration in the Editorial Board. The Editorial Board informs the author about the decision on request.

  6. In case of substantial changes, the corrected variant of the manuscript is forwarded by the Editorial Board for another reviewing.

  7. The final decision on acceptance of the paper and its publication in one of the journal volumes is made at the Editorial Board meetings. The Editorial Board sends a motivated refusal to the author, whose paper has not been accepted, on his/her request. The Editorial Board should inform the author about the decision within not more than 3 months from the latest reception of the manuscript. Manuscripts of published papers are not returned to authors.

Journal №

Deadlines for receiving manuscripts

Journal issue period

№ 18, 2016

February 23, 2016

March 2016

№ 20, 2016

May 31, 2016

June 2016

№ 21, 2016

August 31, 2016

September 2016

№ 23, 2016

October 31, 2016

November 2016

№ 25, 2016

November 30, 2016

December 2016

Terms and conditions of manuscripts publications in the "Humanities and Science University Journal"

Payment details

Unit of measure



Publication in the journal

1 author's page

1 000,00 rub.

2Post-graduate student's article peer review1 article800, 00  rub.


Candidate of Science article peer review

1 article

1 300,00  rub.


Doctor of Science article peer rewiew

1 article

1 800,00  rub.


Pre-order of the journal

1 copy

250,00  rub.


Journal retail price

1 copy

300,00  rub.

According to the agreement one copy of the journal for the author is included in the price for publishing services.

Author can receive extra copies at the publisher's office or by Russian Post after pre-ordering and completing the payment.

Additional services

Payment details

Unit of measure



Writing the abstract and keywords in Russian

For 1 article

300,00 rub.


Translation the title, abstract and keywords into English

For 1 article

500,00 rub.


Article submission in accordance to requirements

1 article (less than 10 references)

300 rub. (100 rub. for each 10 extra references)