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Submission Preparation Checklist

As part of the submission process, authors are required to check off their submission's compliance with all of the following items, and submissions may be returned to authors that do not adhere to these guidelines.
  • The submission has not been previously published, nor is it before another journal for consideration (or an explanation has been provided in Comments to the Editor).
  • The submission file is in OpenOffice, Microsoft Word, or RTF document file format.
  • Where available, URLs for the references have been provided.
  • The text is single-spaced; uses a 14-point font; employs italics, rather than underlining (except with URL addresses); and all illustrations, figures, and tables are placed within the text at the appropriate points, rather than at the end.
  • The text adheres to the stylistic and bibliographic requirements outlined in the Author Guidelines.
  • References contains at least 10 sources

Author Guidelines

Due to the fact that the site is moderated automatically and the articles that the authors upload to the site, are primarily controlled by an automated system, and only then they get to the editor, so all non-compliance with the standard can lead to the fact that you can not upload your work, even if it scientifically meets all the requirements. Therefore, try to comply with all the requirements imposed by our editorial office to the standard of the Journal.

We accept articles from 15 thousand symbols.


We accept articles only in Russian or English. Any author who would like to publish the results of his research should send the following documents via the online form on the website:

1. Information about the author – in docx, rtf or odt document, which contains in English: full name, position and place of work, work address and personal e-mail;

2. Text of the article (without Information about the author) in docx, rtf or odt document, which contains:

a) Title of the article – font Times New Roman, size-14;

b) Abstract of the article (from 150 to 250 words; more or less is impossible, as the system will not accept it) - font size-12;

c) Keywords – 10 terms (more or less is impossible due to restrictions of the system);

d) The text of the article, decorated according to the requirements: equal width; paragraph-1.5 cm; font-Times New Roman; font size-14. The text of the article should be divided into semantic parts: IMRAD (Introduction, methods, results, and discussion)

e) References in the text are in round brackets, the surname, year of publication and the page of the quotation (Smith, 2009, p. 250);

f) If the name of the scientist quoted by the author is found in the text, there is no need to put it again in brackets (2009, p. 250). Or: Johnson (2005) wroted…

g) References should be organized according to the APA The rules may be downloaded or checked from the APA Website:


When developing the requirements for the papers published in our journal, we were guided by the general international standards set for scientific work. Therefore, we will not go into detail in this issue. We note only that the title of the paper should fully reflect the problem that is discussed in the given study.

Your abstract should not be less than 150 and no more than 250 words.

Keywords: up to 10 terms.

The procedures of editorial reviewing

To submit an article for a review the authors are expected to send two separate files – on with the text of the article, the other with information about the author.

The journal uses double-blind review, which means that, by default, author names are not revealed to reviewers, and the reviewer names are withheld from the authors. The publication decision is made by the Editor-in-Chief.

1.Each submission is checked for suitability when received by the editorial office, and may be rejected without review if it is outside the scope of the journal, is obviously of insufficient quality, or is missing important sections. Then the article is sent to a reviewer by one of the members of the editorial office – a PhD or an expert in the field closest to the topic of the article.

2. The time to review and make a decision is approximately 1 month.

3. The review by a member of the editorial board or an external reviewer covers the following questions:

a) whether the content of the article is consistent with the title stated in the title;

b) the scientific novelty of the study;

c) the availability of the article’s material to readers in terms of language, style, the structure of the article, clarity of tables, diagrams, figures and formulas;

d) whether the selected methods and methodology of the study are adequate, whether the ideas are innovative and whether the publication of the article is appropriate;

e) theoretical foundations of the concepts;

f) the credibility of the hypothesis and the validity of the arguments;

j) consistency of the findings with the aims and objectives of the study.

 4. All reviews will be kept by the editorial board for 5 years.

5. On receipt of the review, the Editor-in-Chief will make a decision of (1) accept, (2) minor revision, (3) major revision, or (4) reject. The reasons for the decision will be communicated to the authors. If the author agrees with the revision and introduces the changes required by the editor, the article is to be revised and resent. When revised articles are received, they will either be sent out for further review or the Editor-in-Chief will make a decision depending on the level of revision requested.

6. When the decision of minor/major revision is made, and the authors do not revise their articles satisfactorily after receiving reviewer reports, then the Editor-in-Chief reserves the right to reject the article. When revised articles are received, they will either be sent out for further review or the Editor-in-Chief will make a decision depending on the level of revision requested

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