Year: 2024 Volume: 15 Issue: 1
Pages: 115
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About Us


Terra Linguistica (ISSN 2782-5450) is an international double-blind peer-reviewed open access journal publishing four issues per year. It publishes research articles and reviews in the Russian and English languages in the field of linguistic research.

Founder and publisher: Peter the Great St. Petersburg Polytechnic University, St. Petersburg, Russian Federation.

Editor-in-chief: Valeriya E. Chernyavskaya, Doctor of Philological Sciences, professor of Peter the Great St. Petersburg Polytechnic University, Professor of Peter the Great St. Petersburg Polytechnic University.

Previous titles:
  • Society. Communication. Education (from 2020 to 2022) ISSN 2687-0525
  • St. Petersburg State Polytechnicаl University Journal: Humanities and Social Sciences (from 2010 to 2019) ISSN 2304-9758

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:

  • researches that provide essential insights into media linguistics, ecolinguistics, linguistic conflictology, forensic linguistics;
  • 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 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 scientific fields;
  • 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 usage;
  • to challenge new questions and the development of new scientific approaches that explain contribution of linguistic analysis 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.

Publication in the journal is open and free for all authors regardless of the affiliations. All publishing expenses are covered by the Peter the Great St. Petersburg Polytechnic University. There is no embargo period.

In Terra Linguistica we care about digital preservation policy. We understand the urgency of archiving and preservation of our journal content. We ensure the accessibility of our content by transferring full-texts and metadata to Russian Scientific Electronic Library (, CyberLeninka, Russian State Library and Peter the Great St.Petersburg Polytechnic University Electronic Library. In the latter, data safety is ensured by data back-up according to their own internal policy.

Upon submission, all papers are subject to double-blind peer review. Articles are reviewed by independent reviewers who are experts on the subject of the reviewed materials. The journal is committed to the publication ethics. The editors, reviewers and authors are supposed to follow the ethical guidelines.

Articles are licensed under CC BY-NC 4.0 Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International License. In addition, authors will sign a license agreement with the Publisher, granting the rights to original publication in Terra Linguistica.

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.

Terra Linguistica is covered by the following services:

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


Editorial Board

Professor, Editor-in-chief

Peter the Great St.Petersburg Polytechnic University


Sofia University “St. Kliment Ohridski”

Leading researcher

Primakov National Research Institute of World Economy and International Relations (IMEMO)


Istanbul University


Moscow Pedagogical University


University of Potsdam

Professor of the Chair of English Communication and Translation

Yerevan State University after V. Brusov

Principal researher

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

Saint Petersburg State University

Director of Institute of Russian Studies in Nanjing University

Nanjing University

St. Petersburg Electrotechnical University "LETI"