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Regionology is a peer-reviewed scholarly journal, published since October 1992.

Full official name of the journal: Russian Journal of Regional Studies.

Find us in the international Web of Science Core Collection (Emerging Sources Citation Index) by the name REGIONOLOGYA-REGIONOLOGY RUSSIAN JOURNAL OF REGIONAL STUDIES.

The main content of the Journal are original scientific papers devoted to topical issues of regional policies, economy and sociology, as well as to analysis of the integrated development of the regions of the Russian Federation and other countries.
The names and contents of the Journal’s sections correspond to the fields of science and groups of specialties of scientific workers in accordance with the Nomenclature of Scientific Specialties in which academic degrees are awarded:

Political Science

The Journal conducts double-blind peer review of all papers submitted to the Editorial Office for expert evaluation. All reviewers are acknowledged experts in the relevant fields of expertise. The reviews are stored at the Journal’s editorial office for a period of five years. Reviews (or a substantiated rejection) are forwarded by the Editorial Board to the author(s) of the submitted article. Reviews are also forwarded on request to the Ministry of Education and Science of the Russian Federation.

The Journal is included in the List of peer reviewed scientific journals published by the Higher Attestation Commission in which major research results from the dissertations of Candidates of Sciences (Ph.D) and Doctor of Science (D.Sc.) degrees are to be published.


 Лицензия Creative Commons
All the materials of the Russian Journal of Regional Studies are made available under a Creative Commons «Attribution» 4.0 license.

The Journal is a member of OASPA, CrossRef, DOAJTranslator Code of Ethics and Association of Scientific Editors and Publishers.

The Journal is indexed and archived in:

The Journal is registered with the Federal Service for Supervision of Communications, Information Technology, and Mass Media (Roskomnadzor) (Mass media registration certificate: PI No. FS77-85159 of 27 April 2023).

Founder and Publisher: Federal State Budgetary Educational Institution of Higher Education “National Research Ogarev Mordovia State University”  (68/1 Bolshevistskaya St., 430005 Saransk, Republic of Mordovia, Russia).

Address of the Editorial Office:
Editorial Office of Russian Journal of Regional Studies.
National Research Mordovia State University.
68/1 Bolshevistskaya St., 430005 Saransk, Republic of Mordovia, Russia.

+7 8342 244888 – Dmitry E. Glushko, Editor-in-Chief, Rector of National Research Mordovia State University, Ph. D. (Pedagogy)
+7 8342 328157 – Sergey V. Polutin, Deputy Editor-in-Chief, Professor, Department of Sociology, National Research Mordovia State University, Dr. Sci. (Sociology).
+7 8342 481424 – Svetlana V. Gordina, Member of European Association of Science Editors (EASE), Executive Editor, Ph. D. (Pedagogy).
+7 8342 328614 – Ekaterina S. Surkova – Editor of the Editorial Board of Scientific Journals, Editor of the Russian Journal of Regional Studies


The Journal is distributed throughout the Russian Federation and other countries.
The languages of publication are Russian and English.

Periodicity of issuance: quarterly.

The subscription to the journal is available through the Ural-Press Agency (index 73335) and the Kniga-Service Agency (index E73335). 

Please note!

The Editorial Board does not provide any paid or agency services. Editorial Board does not work with intermediaries. Articles are accepted only direct from their authors. All publications in the journal are free. No fast track publication service is available.

The Journal does not publish conference materials. The Editorial Board does not organise scientific conferences.

The Editorial Board does not accept manuscripts simultaneously submitted to other publications or works that fully or partially replicate any previously published works. Duplicate publications are subject to retraction (withdrawal from press) in case of detection.