St. Tikhon’s University Review. Philology

ISSN (print) — 1991-6485
ISSN (Online) — 2409-4897
DOI 10.15382/sturIII

General information

St. Tikhon's University Review. Series III: Philology is an academic periodical of the Faculty of Philology, St. Tikhon's University for the Humanities. It welcomes papers both from staff members of St. Tikhon's University and from members of other educational and academic institutions, both from Russia and from abroad.

The subject range of the journal is made up by linguistics and literature studies, and includes historical and comparative linguistics, source criticism, New Testament philology. Each year a separate issue publishes materials on philology of the Christian East, including such fields as Arabic, Ethiopian, Coptic and Syrian studies. Alongside academic papers and book reviews, the journal publishes literary sources, translations, materials for dictionaries, reports of current academic events.

Since 2010, the journal has been included in the list of peer-reviewed academic periodicals of the Higher Attestation Commission of the Russian Federation.

Title (in language of publication): Вестник Православного Свято-Тихоновского гуманитарного университета. Серия III: Филология.

Transliterated title: Vestnik Pravoslavnogo Sviato-Tikhonovskogo gumanitarnogo universiteta. Seriia III: Filologiia.

Catchword title (in language of publication): Вестник ПСТГУ. Серия III: Филология.

Frequency:  4 issues  (No. 1 - March, No. 2 - July, No. 3 - September, No. 4 - December).

Language(s): Russian.

Peer Review type: Double-Blind.

Founder and Publisher: St. Tikhon's Orthodox University.

Editor-in-Chief: Prof. Archpriest Vladimir Vorobiev.

Sections of the Journal

  • Articles on a wide range of problems in the field of philology.
  • Publications of sources, translations, materials for dictionaries.
  • Reviews of recent academic literature.
  • Conference Notes: reports of significant academic events in linguistics and literature studies.


St. Tikhon's University Review. Series III: Philology is indexed in the following bibliographic databases:

The European Reference Index for the Humanities and the Social Sciences (ERIH PLUS).

Google Scholar.

Open Access Policy. Access to the electronic archive of the Journal

The Journal presents direct access to its content in accordance with the Budapest Open Access Initiative (BOAI) definition. It means that articles have free availability on public Internet, permitting any users to read, download, copy, distribute, print, search or link to the full texts of these articles, crawl them for indexing, pass them as data to software or use them for any other lawful purpose, without financial, legal or technical barriers other than those inseparable from having access to the Internet itself.

Immediately after the publication of an issue of the Journal, its electronic archive is published in public domain on the official website of the Journal. The electronic archive of the Journal, which contains editorial versions of papers in PDF format, is also available after publication in the following repositories:

Publication Fee

The Journal charges no publication fees in any forms, including those of peer-review management, manuscript processing, journal production, Open Access, online hosting and archiving.

Retraction of papers

The Journal reserves the right for the retraction of papers. The term retraction implies the withdrawal of a paper submitted to the Journal, which can take place in the in following cases:

  1. revealing facts of fabrication or falsification of the data presented in the paper,
  2. revealing borrowings that are unjustified in terms of the content and the volume.
The procedure of retraction can be implemented both during the editorial work on the paper and, if the facts listed above became known later, after the publication. In this case, the paper is retracted both from the Journal and its official website and from academic databases where the paper was uploaded. The relevant information is published in the next issue following the procedure of retraction.

Type of copyright-license

All the publications in this academic periodical correspond to the condition of Creative Commons  under the following terms: «Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives 4.0 International License» (CC BY-NC-ND 4.0).