Research journal “Foreign Languages in Tertiary Education”

The journal has been issued since 2004. Since 2009, it has been a quarterly edition.

On November 23, 2012, the journal was registered by the Federal Service for Supervision in the Sphere of Telecom, Information Technologies and Mass Communications (ROSKOMNADZOR). Registration number: ПИ № ФС 77-51731.

The subscription Index in the Rospechat’ catalogue is № 36852 .

The Journal has been assigned an international ISSN Index: 2072-7607.

In 2011, the journal was included in the system of the Russian Index of Scholarly Citation. Complete texts of all the articles are accessible for free on the site of Ryazan State University named for S.A. Esenin, as well as in the Research Electronic Library, with half a year’s embargo after the publication of the metadata. Since December 1, 2015, it is on the list of journals recommended by VAK (Higher Attestation Commission, Ministry of Education, the Russian Federation) for publications of PhD degree seekers.


Thematic and Geographical Scope of the Journal

The journal Foreign Languages in Tertiary Educationpublishes papers on a variety of philological issues, whether language-focused or text-focused. List of Specialties in the Philological field:

Index Specialties
1 10.02.20 Diachronic, comparative and typological linguistic studies
2 10.02.19 Theory of language
3 10.02.04 Germanic languages
4 10.02.05 Romanic languages
5 10.02.22 Languages of the peoples of Europe, Asia, Africa, indigenous ethnicities of America and Australia
6 10.01.08 Theory of literature. Discourse analysis
7 10.01.03 Foreign literature
8 10.02.01 Russian as a foreign language
9 10.02.21 Applied and mathematical linguistics


The journal also accepts article on language teaching issues, provided that the paper focuses, to a considerable extent, on the linguistic aspect of research. But Russian PhD degree seekers should be aware of the fact that, in 2016, specialty 13.00.02 is not among our VAK-approved priorities.

The journal publishes research papers of both Russian and foreign scholars, its geography covering academic contributions from Azerbaijan, Armenia, Belarus, China, Germany, Great Britain, Japan, Kazakhstan, Lithuania, Moldova, Spain, Ukraine, USA.

The journal publishes papers in Russian, as well as in English as the language of intercultural communication. It is possible to submit an article in German or French, by way of exception.