«Public Administration Issues» Journal,

Post. address:
National Research University
Higher School of Economics
20 Myasnitskaya Str., Moscow 101000, Russian Federation
Location address:
of. 307, 4/2, Slavyanskaya sq., Moscow 109074, Russian Federation

Tel./fax: 7 (495) 772-95-90, ext. 12631

E-mail: vgmu@hse.ru 

Science Index rating

32nd place in the SCIENCE INDEX
for 2019 (more than 4000 journals)
Russian Science Citation Index

two-year impact factor for 2019: 2,631
(the citation of all sources)

Russian Science Citation Index
five-year impact factor for 2019: 1,725

Ten-year h-index 2019: 31


Journal's Indexing


Research and educational journal
Published quarterly since 2007
ISSN 1999-5431
E-ISSN 2409-5095

Guidelines for Authors

Please prepare your manuscript before submission, using the following guidelines:

Аrticles  should be topical and original, should outline tasks (issues), describe key results of the author’s research and his\her conclusions;

Manuscripts are submitted via e-mail: vgmu@hse.ru

Please contact us by phone/fax: +7 (495) 772-95-90 *12631.

Publication in the journal is free of charge

Manuscript requirements


All files should be submitted as a Word document.

The text should be in Times New Roman 12 pt, 1.5 spaced and fit to the width, all margins should be 20 mm. 
Tables, figures and graphs must be in an editable format.

Article Length

Articles should be of between 20000 and 60000 characters (incl. spaces). Optimal article length size is 40 000 characters.

Article Title

Article title should be submitted in the native language and in English. A title of not more than eight words should be provided.

Author’s Details (in English)

Details should be supplied on the Article Title Page including:

  • Full name of each author
  • Position, rank, academic degree
  • Affiliation of each author at the time the research was completed
  • Full postal address of the affiliation
  • E-mail address of each author

Structured Abstract

Abstract should be: informative (no general words), original, relevant (reflects your paper’s key content and research findings); structured (follows the logics of results’ presentation in the paper), concise (between 200 and 250 words).

  • Purpose (mandatory)
  • Design/methodology/approach (mandatory)
  • Findings (mandatory)
  • Research limitations/implications (if applicable)
  • Practical implications (if applicable)
  • Social implications (if applicable)
  • Originality/value (mandatory)

It is appropriate to describe the research methods/methodology if they are original or of interest for this particular research. For papers concerned with experimental work describe your data sources and data procession technique.

Describe your results as precisely and informatively as possible. Include your key theoretical and experimental results, factual information, revealed interconnections and patterns. Give special priority in your abstract to new results and long-term impact data, important discoveries and verified findings that contradict previous theories as well as data that you think have practical value.

Conclusions could be associated with recommendations, estimates, suggestions, hypotheses described in the paper.

Information contained in the title should not be duplicated in the abstract. Try to avoid unnecessary introductory phrases (e.g. “the author of the paper considers…”).

Use the language typical of research and technical documents to compile your abstract and avoid complex grammatical constructions.

The text of the abstract should include key words of the paper.


Please provide up to 10 keywords that encapsulate the principal topics of the paper on the Article Title Page.


Headings must be concise, with a clear indication of the hierarchical distinction between the headings.


All figures should be of high quality, legible and numbered consecutively with Arabic numerals. All figures (charts, diagrams, line drawings, web pages/screenshots, and photographic images) should be submitted in electronic form.


The article should contain a representative list of scientific literature on the topic of the article. It includes publications of recent years by domestic and foreign authors. Official documents are given in the article and in links to the text, by the decision of the author they are placed in a separate list: "Official documents".

References to other publications must be in Harvard style and carefully checked for completeness, accuracy and consistency.   Harvard Referencing Style Guide

ISSN 1999-5431
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