General requirements:

Scientific article, in accordance with the Resolution of the Presidium of the Higher Attestation Commission of Ukraine No. 705/1 dated January 15, 2003 “On Increasing Requirements for Professional Editions Included in the Lists of HAC of Ukraine”, should consist of such structural elements:

  • problem statement in general terms and its connection with the important scientific or practical tasks;
  • analysis of recent research and publications in which the solution of the problem was initiated and the author bases on, the allocation of previously unresolved parts of the general problem, the article is devoted to;
  • formation of article goals (task statement);
  • presentation of the main materials with a full substantiation of received results;
  • conclusions from the research and prospects for further investigation in this area.

Technical requirements:

  • Manuscripts on topical issues of Slavic and foreign philology are accepted in Ukrainian, Russian, English, German, French, and Spanish. The journal has such sections as follows: “Ukrainian language and literature”, “Russian language and literature”, “Slavic languages and literature”, “Literature of foreign countries”, “Romance, Germanic and other languages”, “Literary theory”, “Comparative literature”, “General linguistics”, “Comparative-historical, typological linguistics”, “Translation studies”, “Language and mass media”, “Intercultural communication”, “Reviews. Information”.
  • The article volume – 7 – 20 pages.
  • A–4 format, typed in Microsoft Word editor.
  • Fields: upper and bottom – 20 mm, left – 35 mm, right – 15 mm.
  • Text font – Times New Roman, size – 14, space lining – 1,5, paragraph indention – 1,25.
  • Composition order: UDC is printed on the first line of the first page in the left corner – (font is bold); in the right – the author’s full name in bold typeface, below the author’s data – degree, job position and institution name (italics, interval – 1mm). The article title is printed after one line (centered, uppercase letters).
  • The main text is typed without any word wraps and pages numbering. References to the sources should be made in the text in square brackets indicating the page numbers of the source. For example, [3, p. 27]. Difficult references with several sources or pages are presented respectively [see: 2, p. 7, 4] or [3, p. 67; 72, p. 85 – 90].
  • The volume of the abstract in Ukrainian should be at least 500 printed characters, English abstract is extended – at least 1800 printed characters.
  • Text highlight – in bold (terminology, if necessary) and italics (quotations from literary texts). Text underline is not allowed. When writing an article you have to distinguish the dash (–) and the hyphen (-): the difference lies in the size and availability of spaces before and after the dash (it should be followed in References). The dash cannot be replaced by a dash and vice versa.
  • List of References is at the end of the article in the order of citation of the sources in accordance with the existing standards of bibliographic description (see: the National Standard of Ukraine DSTU 8302: 2015 Information and documentation. Bibliographic reference. General principles and rules of composition”).
  • Title References is typed in bold after one line after the main text from the beginning of indention.


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    2. Ерофеев Венедикт. Василий Розанов глазами эксцентрика. Оставьте мою душу в покое: Почти все. М.: Изд-во АО «Х.Г.С.», 1997. 
    С. 149–164.
    3. Бавильский Д. Автономия настоящего. Арион, 1997. № 4. С. 68–73.
  • The authors submit articles that are exclusively original author’s research and adhere to the rules of citation and references. The submission of knowingly false information or plagiarism is unacceptable and unethical. Additionally, articles that were not previously published in other journals are accepted for publication.
  • The editorial staff reserves the right to review, edit, reduce and reject articles.
  • The author is responsible for the reliability of facts, statistics and other information.
  • Reprinting (re-publishing) of materials is allowed only with the permission of the author and editorial staff.