The structure of Studia Litterarum implies both permanent and optional subject headings that reproduce a conventional division of the scope of vast research in literature and folklore as it has been for a long time developed at IWL RAS.

Permanent subject headings

  • Literary Theory
  • World Literature
  • Russian Literature
  • Literature of the Peoples of Russia and Neighbouring Countries
  • Folklore Studies
  • Textology. Materials.

Optional subject headings

  • Reviews
  • Conference Overviews
  • Discussion
  • From the History of Literary and Folklore Studies

Permanent subject headings are oriented at the new nomenclature of scientific specialties (registered with the Ministry of Justice of the Russian Federation on April 6, 2021, no. 62998) and prolonged until October 16, 2022 the former nomenclature of specializations of researchers (The Order of the Ministery of Education of the Russian Federation from 25-02-2009 № 59).

5.9.3. Literary Studies (Philological) ― from 01.02.2022

5.9.4. Folklore Studies (Philological) ― from 01.02.2022

5.9.1. Russian literature and literature of the peoples of Russian Federation (Philological) — from 23.09.2022

5.9.2. Literature of the peoples of the world (Philological) — from 23.09.2022

10.01.01 – Russian literature (Philological) ― from 12.02.2019

10.01.02 – Literature of the peoples of Russian Federation
(indicating a specific literature or a group of literatures) (Philological) ― from 12.02.2019

10.01.03 – Literature of the peoples of foreign countries
(indicating a specific literature) (Philological) ― from 12.02.2019

Optional headings aim to cover highly relevant events of the academic life and may appear in different journal issues. The journal plans to introduce special headings devoted to anniversaries and special dates, select authors and literary texts, scholarly questions that represent actual interest to contemporary literary and folklore studies.

Each journal department is

  - Academic

  - Peer-Reviewed

  - Indexed