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1. The journal publishes materials that have not been previously published and are not intended for simultaneous publication elsewhere.

By submitting an article, the author warrants that the material is original and that this material will not be submitted for publication to other scientific journals (to third parties).

2. Articles in accordance with the journal sections should be sent to the editorial office by e-mail: vestnik@unn.ru (indicating the journal’s section).

3. Manuscripts submitted for consideration to the editorial office should be prepared in accordance with the Manuscript Preparation Guidelines. Articles that do not follow the requirements of the Guidelines will not be accepted or reviewed.

4. The editorial office organizes the reviewing process (unilateral blind peer review) according to the journal’s sections. The review is performed by members of the Editorial Board or by invited experts. All reviewers are acknowledged experts on the subject of the reviewed materials and have in the past 3 years publications on the subject of peer-reviewed articles. The review process takes up to 3 months, and for articles in a foreign language – up to 5 months.

4.1. In the case of the receipt of a large number of articles for review as well as in the case of being on vacation of a large part of members of the Editorial Board, the term of the review process of articles in Russian can be extended up to 6 months, in a foreign language – up to 8 months.

5. When reviewing, the focus will be on the following issues:

5.1. Responsible members of editorial office assigned to each of the sections of the journal checks the article text for incorrect borrowing (plagiarism) using the "Antiplagiat"-system after the review of the article. The results shall be documented as a report, which is attached to the review and sent to the Editorial Board.

6. The final decision on the possibility of publishing an article or rejecting it is taken at a meeting of the Editorial Board after discussing the submitted article and the reviews.

7.  The editorial office sends to the authors’ e-mail addresses copies of reviews of their articles or a reasoned refusal that shall be also presented on request to the Ministry of Education and Science of Russian Federation.

 The editorial office will not engage in a discussion of the merits and shortcomings of articles and other correspondence concerning the submitted materials (both accepted and not accepted for publication).

8. In the case of a negative review, the editorial office may suggest the author to improve the article according to remarks of reviewers. Modified version is subject for secondary reviewing.

9. Submitted materials are transferred to the editorial archive and will not be returned to the author. The originals of the reviews are kept at the editorial office of the journal for five years.

10. The journal does not charge authors for publication of their materials. No fees are paid to authors.




1. Articles should be written in Russian or English.

2. The total volume of the article should not exceed one author's sheet (40 000 characters), the font should be Times New Roman, font size 12, line spacing 1,5 (app. ~12 printed pages).

The total volume of the article includes figures (3 figures are equivalent to one page of text), tables, appendices and references.

The volume of reviews of conferences, round tables, other scientific meetings should not exceed 0,5 author's sheet, reviews of monographs, textbooks, and other scientific works – 0,3 author's sheet. In the case of special significance and relevance of a scientific article submitted for publication by a well-known scientist, the volume may be increased in consultation with the Editor-in-Chief to 2,0 author's sheets.

3. The article submitted for publication must include the following materials:

4. The article should have the following elements and structure (see the  example of the article):

5. For large articles, the text should be divided into sections with appropriate titles. Section headings should be typed in capital letters in the middle of the line. In reviews, the main text should be preceded by the table of contents of the review with the numbered sections (introduction and conclusion are not numbered).