About RUDN UNIVERSITY SCIENTIFIC PERIODICALS PORTAL

Welcome to the scientific journals Portal of the Peoples' Friendship University of Russia (RUDN University).

There are sites of 22 journals published at the University at the present time and the projects of several new journals on the Portal.
Today RUDN University is one of the leading state higher educational institutions of Russia. It is the only university in the world every year uniting students from 145-150 countries. The University has a multiprofile structure of faculties and departments, typical for classical universities of the world. More than 77 thousand graduates of the University work in 170 countries, among them more than 5500 holders of PhD and Doctorate degrees. Specialists are prepared in 62 departments and lines of study. More than 29 thousand graduate and postgraduate students from 140 countries are currently studying at the university. They represent more than 450 nations and nationalities of the world.

RUDN University is one of the largest Russian publishers of peer-reviewed scientific journals, it holds the leading place in the number and variety of subjects of journals that are included in the List of VAK (The Higher Attestation Commission under the Ministry of Education and Science of the Russian Federation) and indexed at RINC (Russian Scientific Citation Index, Scientific Electronic Library), among university publishers.

The main objective of RUDN University publishing policy is improvement in the quality of published materials on the basis of adherence to international publishing and ethical standards of scientific publications.
We welcome potential authors from all regions of the world engaged in research in scientific disciplines relevant to the thematic focus of our journals.
All materials entering the editorial office are subject to compulsory peer review (double-blind) with at least two experts reviewing the article.
All journals posted on the Portal adhere to the open access policy for readers, with no authors fee for publishing. RUDN University (the founder and publisher of journals) finances the publication from its own funds.

New issues of journals are posted on the site immediately after being signed for publishing, without embargo.

Under the terms of an open license, authors have the right to archive their articles in institutional repositories, thematic full-text databases of scientific publications, if the authors are referred to the RUDN journal as the primary source of the publication. When referring to an article from our journal, it is necessary to indicate the DOI assigned to it.
The history of scientific journals of our university began with the publication of the " of the Russian University of Peoples' Friendship", founded in 1993. In different  years the Bulletin, in accordance with a wide range of studies conducted in the RUDN, the thematic series formed. Begining 2015 they became independent Journals officially registered as media.
Now 21 series are published.
Since 2005, the journal "Structural Mechanics of Engineering Constructions and Buildings" is published.
We plan to place the full content of the journal "Earth Sciences" (included in the RSCI - Russian Science Citation Index on Web of Science™).

You can see the details of the subject, editorial policy, rules for authors and contact details of journals on their home pages (go to the appropriate journal link from the Journals Catalog).