Legal and postal addresses of the publisher: office 1336, 17 Naberezhnaya Severnoy Dviny, Arkhangelsk, 163002, Russian Federation, Northern (Arctic) Federal University named after M.V. Lomonosov

Phone: (818-2) 28-76-18


Editorial Policy

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The journal publishes the results of original research, scientific and academic papers, overviews and reviews within the following subject areas:  historical sciences and archaeology, philosophical sciences, philological sciences, literature, linguistics.

Aims and Scope:

1. provide scholars with an opportunity to publish their findings;
2. highlight the most relevant, interesting and promising areas of social sciences and humanities;
3. exchange scholarly information in the international academic space.

Key Principles:

1. By submitting an article to Vestnik of Northern (Arctic) Federal University.  Series "Humanitarian and Social Sciences", the author consents to its publication in the journal, its free availability online on the journal’s website, as well as to provide the text of the article (including references, bibliographic information, etc.) to the organizations authorized to receive it, or other organizations, in order to allow any users to cite this article and to increase the citation index of the author and the journal.

2. All journal articles are thoroughly reviewed (double-blind peer review).

3. All submitted manuscripts are edited according to the requirements for publication of scientific literature, Russian State Standards for publishers and international requirements of such databases as Scopus and Web of Science.

4. Authors are responsible for the accuracy of factual materials and data in their articles.

5. Materials published in the journal reflect personal views of the authors that do not necessarily coincide with those of the Editor.

6. The decision on the acceptability of the manuscript for publication is made by the Editorial Board of the journal.

7. The articles are published free of charge.

8. No honorariums are paid to the authors upon publication.

9. The submitted manuscripts will not be returned.

10. Reprinting, online publication or dissemination of the materials published and/or available on the journal’s official website is not allowed without a prior written consent from the Editor.

11. We pursue the policy of open access: the journal is available on the Internet immediately after publication, without any embargo periods. All information about the journal, its Editorial Board / Editorial Council, policies and ethical principles as well as related documents are available on the journal’s website in Russian and English.

Vestnik of Northern (Arctic) Federal University. Series "Humanitarian and Social Sciences" is included in the following databases: Russian Science Citation Index (, electronic database of Lan Publishing House (, LLC Iteos (, and InfoBase Index ( The journal also registered in the International Serials Data System (ISDS) and is seeking to expand its presence in the international scientific space.

Archiving Policy

The journal articles and their metadata in Russian and English are archived on a regular basis. Archiving, indexing and depositing of the articles are done by the scientific electronic library according to Contract no. 253-06/2012. 

Full texts of the articles are also available in the Rukont electronic library system, Cyberleninka scientific electronic library, Lan publishing house, and in the systems of the Russian Book Chamber (ITAR-TASS) and Russian State Library. 

Print versions of the journal can be found in the Dobrolyubov Arkhangelsk Regional Scientific Library and in the Scientific Library of the Northern (Arctic) Federal University named after M.V. Lomonosov. 

Authors are free to self-archive their articles as soon as they are published in the journal’s print version, by depositing short or full-text versions on their websites, blogs or pages on social media, as well as in open access repositories and open access libraries around the world, provided that the original source of publication is indicated and an active link to the relevant page on the journal’s website or on is given. 

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