Studia Litterarum is a peer-reviewed open access journal devoted to the study of literary history and theory, folklore, comparative criticism, and primary sources. It covers the study of world literatures from antiquity to the present, with a particular focus on Russian literature. The journal welcomes research papers grounded in a wide range of theoretical and critical perspectives and provides a much-needed forum for critical inquiry and exchange among Russian and international scholars.

The journal is addressed to international audience and is intended for publishing Russian and foreign specialists in the field of philological studies.

The journal is published quarterly. We accept articles in Russian, English, French, German, Spanish, and Italian.

The Founder of the journal Studia Litterarum is A.M. Gorky Institute of World Literature of the Russian Academy of Sciences (IWL RAS).

The year of foundation: 2016.

The journal Studia Litterarum has both paper and electronic version.

Registration in the International Standard Serial Number:

ISSN 2500-4247 (Print)

ISSN 2541-8564 (Online)

Mass media registration certificates:

Certificate / printed media / PI No. FS 77-66625 dated July 27, 2016

Certificate / network media / El No. FS 77-67356 dated October 05, 2016

Subscription index according to the JSC Internet subscription catalog

AO “Pochta Rossiiˮ (Post Office of Russia) — ПМ 246 (PM 246).

The journal Studia Litterarum indexed in:

Scopus (since December 30, 2018),

Emerging Sources Citation Index (Web of Science Core Collection) (since February 15, 2019;
Beginning with Vol. 2 (1) 2017, publications are indexed and abstracted in WoS (ESCI), and the journal is covered in these Clarivate Analytics services),

List of reviewed scientific publications of the Higher Attestation Commission of the Ministry of Education and Science of the Russian Federation (since February 12, 2019).


Publication subjects

Literary Theory, World Literature, Russian Literature, Russian and foreign literary ties, Literature of the Peoples of Russia and Neighboring Countries, Folklore Studies, Textology, Materials, Problems of Literary History, History of Literary Criticism and Folklore Studies, Topical Problems of Modern Literary Criticism, Polemics


Publication types: 

Research Article, Review Article, Scientific Publications of Archival Materials and Documents, Reviews, Editorials, Conference Overviews, In Memoriam