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Institute of Europe of Russian Academy of Sciences

Institute of Europe RAS
11-3 , Mokhovaya street, 125993, Moscow, Russia
Phone.: (495) 692-27-20,

Guidelines for authors

1.1 Conditions for publication

  1. All works submitted are subject to external and internal peer review (double-blind), on the basis of which the decision about the publication of article is made.

  2. The works are published free of charge.

  3. The article should be:    

  • relevant, contain new research, pose a certain problem, describe the main results of research, offer a conclusion;

        be correctly formatted. 

1.2 Guidelines for authors

  1. The article should be sent to the journal address: Roman Lunkin to the e-mail address:

  2. A recommended article length is around 40000 characters  the text should be proofread and signed by the author, who is responsible for the research level of the published material.

  3. The article should contain:

  • the English title of the article;

  • a summary in the English language (200-300 words); Here author indicates articles problem, purpose, object, tasks of the article and methods;

  • keywords in English language (5-10 words);

  • references;

  • information about the author in the English language (Full name, scientific degrees, rank, affiliation (University/ Organization, department, position, city, country, postal address), e-mail);

  • information on the source language of the article;

  • illustrations and maps, if any, should be black and white.


1.3 Citation systems and References

  • The use of sequential numbers in the text which refer to endnotes (a note on a separate page at the end of the paper) which gives the source detail.

  • Bibliographical references are included in the text in square bracket [author or title of the source, page number(s)]. Example: [Peterson, pp. 5-8];

  • List of the citations with complete bibliographical references should be included in the end of the article. This section known References (≤ 25 sources).

  • References arranged according to the Harvard System of Referencing Guide (See for example:

  • Along with information such as author(s), date of publication, title and page numbers, citations may also include unique identifiers. Electronic documents have a digital object identifier (DOI).

  • The note, located either at the end of the paper (endnote) would look like this: 

Book: author(s), year of publication, book title, publisher, page number(s), doi (if available).


Allcock, J. B., Arnold, C. and Day, A. J. 1992, Border and Territorial Disputes, London, Logman, pp. 6-10. doi:


Journal: author(s), year of publication, article title, journal title, issue, page number(s), doi (if available).


 Lundén, T. 2007, Future extreme events in European climate, Geographica Helvetica, Vol. 62, no. 1, pp. 2232.

Ryabichenko, A. V., Kuznetsova, T. Yu. 2012, Universitety Severo-Zapadnogo federal'nogo okruga v rossijsko-shvedskom i rossijsko-finskom sotrudnichestve [Universities of the Northwestern federal district in Russian-Finnish research cooperation], Balt. reg., no. 3 (13), p.161168. doi: 10.5922/2079-8555-2012-3-11.


Web site: author(s), article and publication title where appropriate, as well as a URL, and a date when the site was accessed.


Jost, T. Outward FDI from Germany and its policy context: update 2011, Columbia FDI Profiles, available at: (accessed 8 September 2011).