Themes of the journal

The “REGIONOLOGY” journal publishes original scientific papers on topical issues of Regional Politics, Economics and Sociology, as well as on analysis of comprehensive development of regions of the Russian Federation and foreign countries. Besides, the journal publishes reviews of research papers, reviews of scientific conferences, symposia and congresses on regional issues.

The priority tasks and objectives of the “REGIONOLOGY” journal are:
— to cover important issues of the state structure of the Russian Federation and foreign countries, as well as peculiarities of regional political regimes in the world today;
— to describe the processes occurring in the regions’ economic, social and political life;
— to present results of original sociological research conducted in a particular constituent entity of the Russian Federation or in a foreign country;
— to disseminate ideas of scholars and practitioners for developing science-based mechanisms and practice-oriented strategies for the harmonious development of the constituent entities of the Russian Federation and foreign countries;
— to increase the publication activity of authors as well as the ranking of scientific organizations of Russia and the proportion of Russian publications in the worldwide academic community according to their level of citation;
— to ensure high professional quality of published papers based on their scientific review;
— to increase the prominence and credibility of the journal.

The names and content of sections of the journal sections correspond to the fields of science and groups of specialties of scientific workers in which academic degrees are awarded in accordance with the Nomenclature of Scientific Specialties, approved by the Order No. 59 of 25 February 2009, “On Approval of the Nomenclature of Specialties of Scientific Workers”, issued by the Ministry of Education and Science of the Russian Federation.

The journal peer-review all papers submitted to the Editors for the purpose of their expert evaluation in the following fields of science and groups of specialties:

Socio-economic and social sciences
08.00.00 Economic Sciences
22.00.00 Sociological Sciences
23.00.00 Political Science

The sections of the journal are: Political Space of a Region, Economy of a Region, Sociology of a Region.