Izvestiya of Saratov University.
ISSN 1819-7671 (Print)
ISSN 2542-1948 (Online)

About Journal


The journal "Izvestiya of Saratov University. Philosophy. Psychology. Pedagogy"  is a scientific periodical.


Short title: Izv. Sarat. Univ. Philosophy. Psychology. Pedagogy


ISSN 2542-1948 (online)

ISSN 1819-7671 (print)


The journal publication frequency: 4 issues a year.


The founder and the publisher of the journal is Saratov State University


The journal is registered in the Federal Service for Supervision of Communications, Information Technology, and Mass Media (Roskomnadzor).

Registration PI № FS77-76648 of 26 August, 2019.


Journal is Open Access. The journal is registered in the DOAJ (Directory of Open Access Journals). The content is published under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License (CC-BY 4.0)

The journal subscription index is 36014. The subscription is available in online catalogue Ural-Press Group of  Companies (ural-press.ru). The price is not fixed.


Since 2015 by the decision of the State Commission for Academic Degrees and Titles the journal is included in the List of leading peer-reviewed scientific journals and publications recommended for publication of the main scientific results of dissertations for the degrees of Doctor of Sciences and Candidate of Sciences


The journal is intended for researchers, university lecturers, students and graduate students. 


Aims & Scope

The central aim of the journal is to highlight the intermediate and completed results of the latest scientific research in the area of in the theory and history of philosophy, social philosophy, psychology and pedagogy, contributing to the development of research and educational activities. 

The journal publishes scientific reviews and peer reviews.


Journal Themes. The journal publishes research articles in all major branches of philosophy, psychology and pedagogy: 

- The journal publishes articles on ontological, epistemological, historical-philosophical topics, covers problems of social and political philosophy, issues of philosophical anthropology, philosophy of culture and religion.
- The journal accepts publications on general psychology, personality psychology, history of psychology, educational psychology; social, political, economic, clinical psychology.
- The journal publishes articles on topics of general pedagogy, the history of pedagogy and education, theory and methods of teaching and upbringing, vocational education.

Scientific specialties and their corresponding branches of science, for which the publication is included in the List of peer-reviewed scientific publications:
5.3.1. General psychology, personality psychology, history of psychology (Psychological sciences).
5.3.4. Educational psychology, psychodiagnostics of digital educational environments (Psychological sciences).
5.3.5. Social psychology, political and economic psychology (Psychological sciences).
5.7.1. Ontology and theory of knowledge (Philosophical sciences).
5.7.2. History of philosophy (Philosophical sciences).
5.7.4. Ethics (Philosophical sciences).
5.7.5. Logics (Philosophical sciences).
5.7.6. Philosophy of science and technology (Philosophical sciences).
5.7.7. Social and political philosophy (Philosophical sciences).
5.7.8. Philosophical anthropology, philosophy of culture (Philosophical sciences).
5.7.9. Philosophy of religion and religious studies (Philosophical sciences).
5.8.1. General pedagogy, history of pedagogy and education (Pedagogical sciences).
5.8.2. Theory and methodology of teaching and upbringing (by areas and levels of education) (Pedagogical sciences).
5.8.7. Methodology and technology of vocational education (Pedagogical sciences).

Compliance of the journal rubrics with the Nomenclature of scientific specialties for which scientific degrees are awarded:

09.00.01 – Ontology and theory of knowledge (Philosophical sciences), 

09.00.03 – History of philosophy  (Philosophical sciences),

09.00.05 – Ethics  (Philosophical sciences),

09.00.07 – Logics  (Philosophical sciences), 

09.00.08 – Philosophy of science and technology  (Philosophical sciences),

09.00.11 – Social philosophy  (Philosophical sciences),

09.00.13 – Philosophical anthropology, philosophy of culture (Philosophical sciences),

09.00.14 – Philosophy of religion and religious studies (Philosophical sciences),

13.00.01 – General pedagogy, history of pedagogy and education (Pedagogical sciences), 

13.00.02 – Theory and methodology of teaching and upbringing (by areas and levels of education)(Pedagogical sciences), 

13.00.05 – Theory, methodology and organization of socio-cultural activities(Pedagogical sciences), 

13.00.08 – Theory and methodology of vocational education (Pedagogical sciences), 

19.00.01 – General psychology, personality psychology, history of psychology (Psychological sciences), 

19.00.04 – Medical psychology (Psychological sciences),

19.00.05 – Social psychology (Psychological sciences), 

19.00.07 – Educational psychology (Psychological sciences),


The journal’s objectives are:

  • operational familiarization of the scientific humanitarian community with the intermediate and completed results of the latest research in the field of theory and history of philosophy, social philosophy, psychology, pedagogy 
  • dissemination on the territory of Russia, the CIS countries and far abroad of information about scientific developments carried out by scientists-humanities of the Volga region, the formation of scientific schools and directions around the journal, information support for priority scientific research 
  • discussion of debatable problems of didactic content and new forms of university humanities (philosophical, psychological, pedagogical) education


Only original, previously unpublished articles are accepted for publication. 


Papers should be designed in accordance with the rules of the journal.


Publications are free of charge.


The languages of publications are Russian and English.


 The journal is peer-reviewed (see Peer review procedure) and then the Editorial Board decides on the possibility of their publication in the journal.


For the observance of the rights and obligations of authors, «The Copyright Transfer Agreement» is concluded between the authors and the publisher of the journal "Izvestiya of Saratov University.  Philosophy. Psychology. Pedagogy". 


Digital archiving policy.
In order to ensure the preservation, usability and accessibility of the journal content (journal and article metadata, the full texts of the articles) for long term availability the following systems are used:
- The journal content on our server is online and accessible to the readers. (https://phpp.sgu.ru/en/journal/issues)
- The copy of the same content is kept at the electronic library systems eLIBRARY.ru and Cyberleninka, where an advanced search can be carried out by journal articles (by keywords, author, title, section).

Self-archiving. Authors are allowed to archive preprints and postprints of their works. After publication, the authors may place their works on the Internet (for example, in the repository of a working organization or a personal website).