Scientific journal
Modern problems of science and education
ISSN 2070-7428
"Перечень" ВАК
ИФ РИНЦ = 1,006

Instructions for authors

The journal accepts articles with scientific novelty, papers that represent the results of completed research, articles of a problematic or scientific and practical nature; scientific reviews and clinical cases on following research areas:


List of research areas:

14.01.02 Endocrinology
14.01.03 Illnesses of an ear, throat and nose
14.01.04 Internal illnesses
14.01.05 Cardiology
14.01.06 Psychiatry
14.01.07 Eye illnesses
14.01.08 Pediatrics
14.01.09 Infectious diseases
14.01.10 Skin and venereal illnesses
14.01.11 Nervous illnesses
14.01.12 Oncology
14.01.13 Beam diagnostics, beam therapy
14.01.15 Traumatology and orthopedy
14.01.16 Phthisiology
14.01.17 Surgery
14.01.18 Neurosurgery
14.01.19 Children's surgery
14.01.20 Anesthesiology and resuscitation
14.01.21 Haematology and blood transfusion
14.01.22 Rheumatology
14.01.25 Pulmonology
14.01.27 Narcology
14.01.28 Gastroenterology
14.01.29 Nephrology
14.03.01 Human anatomy
14.03.02 Pathological anatomy
14.03.03 Pathological physiology
14.03.05 Forensic medicine
14.03.06 Pharmacology, clinical pharmacology
14.03.07 Chemotherapy and antibiotics
14.03.08 Aviation, Space and Marine Medicine
14.03.09 Clinical immunology, allergology
14.03.10 Clinical laboratory diagnostics
14.03.11 Regenerative medicine, sports medicine, balneology and physiotherapy


List of research areas:

13.00.01 General pedagogics, pedagogics and formation history
13.00.02 Theory and training and education technique (on areas and educational levels)
13.00.04 Theory and technique of physical training, sports training, improving and adaptive physical training
13.00.08 Theory and vocational training technique

Authors are required to send a complete package of documents to the editorial office at once:

  1. Manuscript;
  2. Scanned copy of cover letter;
  3. Scanned copy of expert opinion;
  4. Copy of payment document

Papers in Russian are accepted for publication.



1.1. The article must be made in a single file in Microsoft Office Word program, А4 format, portrait orientation, without dividing text into columns.

1.2. The structure of the article should include: UDC (The Universal Decimal Classification), title of the article, names and information about authors, name of the institution on the basis of which the study was carried out, abstract, keywords (in Russian and in English), brief introduction, objective, material and methods of research, results of the study and their discussion, conclusions, references. The following signs are not allowed in the titles of articles: message 1, 2, part 1, 2 etc.


1.3.1. The Universal Decimal Classification – When preparing the article, it is necessary to specify the code of the UDC according to the tables of the Universal Decimal Classification available in libraries or by using the Internet resource

1.3.2. The title of the article must meet the following requirements:

  • Title of scientific article should be informative;
  • Only commonly accepted abbreviations can be used in the title of the article;
  • In the translation of the title into English, there should be no transliterations from Russian language, except for the non-transferable names, instruments and other objects with their own names; Non-transferable slang known only to Russian speakers is also should not be used.

These requirements also apply to the abstract and keywords.

1.3.3. The abstract should be formatted as follows: Font type – Times New Roman, Font size – 10, bold text, line spacing should be set at 1. Word Count – 150-250 words (250 words is a maximum amount). The abstract should contain the subject of the article, information about the main objectives and results of the research. The text of the abstract in English should be a precise translation of the Russian-language version, not a self-stated abstract in English.

1.3.4. Key words must not exceed 5-8 words or phrases.

1.3.5. Formatting of the main text of the manuscript:

- Font type – Times New Roman

- Font size – 12

- Fields: left, right, top, bottom – 2 cm, similar fields are used when placing tables, diagrams, figures and references.

- The length of the article should be at least 8 pages (the text of the article, excluding the references and abstract, should be 6-6.5 pages). Short messages of 3-6 pages are not accepted for publication.

- Tables should contain only the necessary data and should be summarized and statistically processed materials. Each table needs to have a name and should be inserted into the text after the paragraph with the first reference to it. Tables should be prepared in an editable format (should be designed on MS Word).

- Figures: the amount of graphic material should be minimal (maximum amount of figures is 5). Each figure must have a signature (under the figure) that gives the name of the figure and an explanation of all its elements. The figures can be presented in the following formats: tif, .bmp, .jpeg, .wmf, .cdr; diagrams and graphs – .xls, .xlsx (designed on MS Excel).

- Formulas must be dialed using the formula editor (Microsoft Word Formula Editor, MathType)

- References in the text of the article must be formatted in square brackets [].If a reference is made to a specific part of the text of the document, the reference indicates the sequence number and pages of the quoted source, the information is separated by a comma, for example [10, p. 81]. A single reference of the type [1,2,3] can include to no more than three sources.

1.3.6. References for the original article should contain not less than 5 and not more than 15 sources. For a scientific review maximus amount of references is 50. Cited references should be given by a general list without diving it into subsections at the end of the article in mention order of the sources in the text of the article and should be framed in accordance with the models provided in Appendix 2. Editors recommend taking into account that the list of references of the original scientific article should not consist of the author's own works (self-citation) by more than 30%. References should consist of at least 70% of works published over the last 10 years.

The list of references should not include sources that cannot be verified (materials of local conferences, collected papers, methodological recommendations, etc., that are not freely available on the Internet). At the end of the list of references authors can indicate the DOI (if any) is provided.


The cover letter should be processed on a simple white paper or on the paper document with the blank of the organization.

The cover letter should contain information about all authors of the article and needs to be signed by all authors.

If a cover letter is prepared on the blank of the institution/organization, it should, in addition to the signatures of all authors, be certified with the signature of the head of the institution (division) or his deputy. The signature needs to be certified by the seal of the organization.

The cover letter must contain the following text:

This letter guarantees that the publication of the scientific article «TITLE OF THE ARTICLE», NAMES OF THE AUTHORS in the journal «Modern Problems of Science and Education» does not violate anyone’s copyright.

The author(s) transfers for an unlimited period of time to the founder of the journal non-exclusive rights to use the scientific article by posting full-text network versions of the issues on the Internet website of the journal.

The author(s) is responsible for the illegal use in the scientific article of intellectual property objects, copyright objects in full accordance with the current legislation of the Russian Federation.

The author(s) confirms that the article has not been published anywhere before, has not been sent or will not be sent for publication to other scientific publishing houses.

The author(s) agrees that if violations of the ethics of scientific publications are detected after the publication of the article, a retraction procedure may be applied to it.

The author(s) agrees to processing according to Article 6 of the Federal law "About Personal Data" from 27.07.2006 No. 152-FL of the personal data, namely: a surname, a given name, a middle name, an academic degree, an academic status, a position, the place(s) of work and/or training, contact information on the place of work and/or training, for publication of the submitted article in the scientific journal.

The author(s) guarantees that the materials of the submitted article do not contain information constituting a State, commercial or other secret protected by the legislation of the Russian Federation, and that author (s) are independently responsible for the content of such information in the article.

The author(s) agrees with the rules for the preparation of the manuscript for publication approved by the editorial office of the journal «Modern Problems of Science and Education», published and posted on the official website of the journal.

The author(s) also confirms that he has read and agrees to the terms of the public offer agreement posted on the official website of the journal.


 The expert opinion needs to be prepared in the institution (organization) on the basis of which the study was carried out and should contain information that the author's work can be published in open press and does not contain classified information. The document should be signed by the head of the institution or his deputy, the signature should be certified with a seal. For non-residents of the Russian Federation, an expert opinion is not required.


Publication fees for authors who provide articles and documents to the editorial office through the service «Personal Portfolio» costs 6300 rubles.

Publication fees for authors who provide articles and documents to the editorial office through e-mail without using the service «Personal Portfolio» costs 7300 rubles.

Publication fees payed by organizations costs 8300 rubles. The processing of financial documents is a prerequisite. In order to organize financial documents for payment of publication fee from organizations, we ask to provide the name of the director or other person authorized to sign the contract, phone (obligatory), details of the organization.

For members of the Russian Academy of Natural History (RAE) the amount of publishing fee equals to 5355 rubles when authors provide articles and documents to the editorial office through the service «Personal Portfolio» (if fee is paid personally by authors and the cost does not depend on the number of co-authors in the article)."

When filling in data in the «Questionnaire» section of the «Personal Portfolio» service, we ask to specify the number of diploma of the RAE member.

Publishing fees for RAE members when providing an article by e-mail equals to 7300 rubles.

Publishing fees for RAE members when paid by organizations equals to 8300 rubles.

Authors can refer to the following document for more comprehensive information on examples:

The editorial office recommends authors to familiarize themselves with the offer agreement (Publication of scientific articles).

Articles that are formatted according to the rules for authors can be submitted through the service «PERSONAL PORTFOLIO»

If authors have any questions about submitting the article to the editorial office, the authors can use the user's manual, where the process of submitting the article is described in detail:

Papers that were received through the «PERSONAL PORTFOLIO» service are considered principally.

Interaction with the editorial office through the «Personal Portfolio» service allows to submit articles to the editorial office on-line, add, edit and correct materials, quickly receive requests from the editorial office and respond to them, monitor the stages of the article in the editorial office in real time. In addition, the author receives an automatic e-mail about all changes that have occurred as a result of the review of the article provided through the «Personal Portfolio» service.

Editorial office asks authors to not send articles posted through the «Personal Portfolio» service by e-mail. In this case, the time to review the article will be extended (editorial office needs additional time to identify and delete copies).


International standards provide the legal basis for ensuring publication ethics: Provisions accepted at the 2nd World Conference on Research Integrity (Singapore, 22-24 July 2010); Regulations developed by The Committee on Publication Ethics – COPE and regulations of the section «Copyright» of the Russian Civil Code.