Year: 2023 Volume: 14 Issue: 2
Pages: 107
92 3002

Aims and scope

Terra Linguistica (Society. Communication. Education, 2019-2022 ISSN 2687-0525) was founded as St. Petersburg State Polytechnicаl University Journal: Humanities and Social Sciences in 2010. Terra Linguistica (ISSN 2782-5450) is double-blind peer-reviewed open access journal publishing four issues per year. It publishes research papers and reviews in the Russian and English languages. Publisher: Peter the Great St. Petersburg Polytechnic University, St. Petersburg, Russian Federation.

Upon submission, all papers are subject to double-blind peer review. The journal is committed to the publication ethics. The editors, reviewers and authors are supposed to follow the ethical guidelines.

Articles published in Terra Linguistica  will be Open-Access articles distributed under the terms and conditions of the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International License.

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Aims & Scope

The journal welcomes a variety of topics, theoretical orientations, and methodological approaches that have a central focus on language in the perspective of theoretical and applied linguistics, linguistic pragmatics, sociolinguistics, linguistic anthropology, discourse analysis, translation studies. The journal is also interested in research that provides an essential insight into media linguistics, ecolinguistics, linguistic conflictology, forensic linguistics; in studies focusing on language in multimodal communication, in which language interacts with other semiotic tools to construct and express meanings.

The Journal publishes theoretically and methodologically grounded research and empirical studies of current sociocultural practices.

The Journal sees its mission:

  • to develop scientific exchange in the international space between linguists representing various scientific schools and areas of research, as well as between specialists in related fields of knowledge;
  • to publish the results of original theoretical and methodological works and empirical studies of current practices that reveal the role of language in social interaction and the impact of various sociocultural practices on language use;
  • to challenge new questions and the development of new scientific approaches that explain how linguistic analysis contributes to the complex and interdisciplinary issues of modern science and the humanities.

Being an international journal, Terra Linguistica seeks to promote studies to be conducted in a particular country so that they would provide enough background information for an international audience to be able to make sense of the local context.

Article types

Research articles, systematic literature reviews,  review articles.

The thematic areas of the Journal cover the following branches of science (in accordance with the Nomenclature of scientific areas of the Higher Attestation Commission in which academic degrees are granted in the Russian Federation):

  • 5.9. Philology
  • 5.9.5. Russian language. Languages of the world.
  • 5.9. 6. Languages of foreign countries (Germanic languages)
  • 5.9.8. Theoretical, Applied and Comparative Linguistics
  • 5.9.9. Media communications and journalism

Code of State Categories Scientific and Technical Information (GRNTI) 160000 Linguistics. OECD 602 ​​Languages ​​and Literature. ASJC Arts and Humanities 1203 Language and Linguistics; Social sciences Linguistics and Language; communication.

Abstracting & Indexing

 Terra Linguistica  is covered by the following services:

  • Russian Science Citation Index
  • Ulrich’s Periodicals Directory
  • Index Copernicus International
  • ProQuest
  • CNKI
  • CyberLeninka

Editorial Board

Professor, Editor-in-chief

Peter the Great St.Petersburg Polytechnic University


Sofia University “St. Kliment Ohridski”

Senior Researcher

Lomonosov Moscow State University


Istanbul University


Moscow Pedagogical University


University of Potsdam

Professor of the Chair of English Communication and Translation

Yerevan State University after V. Brusov


National Research University Higher School of Economics


St. Petersburg State University

Vinogradov Russian Language Institute of the RAS


Herzen State Pedagogical University of Russia


National Research Lobachevsky State University of Nizhny Novgorod


Siberian Federal University


Omsk State University

Professor, Department of Theoretical and Applied Linguistics

L.N.Gumilyov Eurasian National University

Director of Institute of Russian Studies in Nanjing University

Nanjing University

Peter the Great St. Petersburg Polytechnic University