General Information

The journal "Povolzhskiy Journal of Ecology" is a scientificl periodical publication.


ISSN 2541-8963 (Online)
ISSN 1684-7318 (Print)


Its frequency is 4 issues per year.


Short title of the journal is Povolzhskiy J. of Ecology.


Founders: A. N. Severtsov Institute of Ecology and Evolution of the Russian Academy of Sciences, Saratov State University .

Publisher: A. N. Severtsov Institute of Ecology and Evolution of the Russian Academy of Sciences, KMK Scientific Press Ltd.


Registration certificate PI № FS77-23682 of March 16, 2006.
Subscription code is 39729 in the United "Press of Russia" catalog, section "Природа. Мир животных и растений. Экология".

Subscription can be obtained at any post office and via Internet directories (


All the materials of the Journal are available under Creative Commons “Attribution 4.0 International (CC-BY 4.0)


The journal is indexed in RISC.

The five-year RISC impact factor of the journal (2016) is 0.505.


The journal is included in the database of the best Russian journals Russian Science Citation Index on the Web of Science platform.


The journal is included in the HAC (Higher Attestation Committee) list of reviewed scientific publications, where the basic scientific results of candidate and doctoral theses should be published.

The journal publishes original papers resulting from research in the field of theoretical and applied ecology, short communications and reviews, as well as chronicle and current information.

The journal is intended for scientists, university professors, undergraduate and graduate students.

The main objective of the journal is to present the main scientific schools of Russian regions and to consolidate the efforts of researchers to solve topical environmental scientific issues. 
The main language of publications is Russian, but English-language papers can be published in consultation with the Editorial Board.

Manuscripts should be prepared in accordance with the Rules for authors.
All manuscripts submitted and corresponding to the journal’s profile are reviewed (see. Procedure of manuscript reviewing), and then the Editorial Board makes a decision on their publication in the journal.

Editorial Board does not consider manuscripts:
previously published;
accepted for publication in other journals.


In order to respect the rights and responsibilities of authors and Saratov State University named after N.G. Chernyshevsky involved in the publication of scientific articles in the journal “Povolzhskiy Journal of Ecology” the authors and the publisher of the journal make a duty to enter into “The license agreement for the right to use scientific work". Sample Agreement is attached


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