Journal University Management: Practice and Analysis
About the Journal Services Publication in the Journal

Publication in the Journal

  1. In order to publish the original article authors should meet the following requirements when submitting articles to the editor’s office:
  2. Article, information about the author (authors) should be presented in person, sent by regular post to editor’s office address or by e-mail:
  3. Annotation reflecting the content of the article should be presented in Russian and English languages, contain no more than 400 words and be well - structured (see below!).
  4. Key words should be given in Russian and English languages (5-7 words or word combinations).
  5. The article is presented as a file in MS Word, font - Times New Roman, font size - 12, interval - single.
  6. Margins: left – 3,2 cm; right – 3,2 cm; lower – 4 cm; upper – 4cm.
  7. Size of an article (including bibliography) should be 10-15 pages. Size of an article does not include annotation and key words.
  8. Information about an author (authors) in the Russian language should be presented on separate sheet (both printed and electronic format) in the following form: 1) family name, first name, patronymic (no abbreviations), 2) academic degree, 3) academic title, 4) position; 5) place of work, 6) place of study, 7) for doctoral and post – graduate student – name of academic specialization, 8) home address, 9) contact telephone number; 10) e-mail. 
  9. Postgraduate students should provide proof of their status with a stamp of relevant educational institution. Neither postgraduate students nor other authors should provide any payment for the publication.
  10. Review made by PhD (for those without academic degree and candidate degree) should have signature of the reviewer and stamp of personnel department.
  11. References to printed or other sources in the text should be marked by numbers in hooks (e.g. [1]). All quotations should have references. References should have sequential numbering. Bibliographic references to works that were not published are not allowed. Author bears full responsibility for accurate quotation, accuracy of data given in the list of resources. Reference presentation is defined by: 7.0.5 – 2008.
  12. Bibliographic list in alphabetical order under the title Literature is given in the end of the article and is a part of overall article size. Description of sources in the list is made according to existing bibliographic rules, State standard (GOST) 7.1 – 2003 «Bibliographic note. Bibliographic description. General requirements and compilation practice». When forming the list of literature the following information is obligatory:
  • For books – family name and initials of the author, full title of the book, place of publication, publishing house, year of publication, volume or issue number and total number of pages.;
  • For articles in periodicals – family name and initials of the author, title of the article, full name of the magazine (collection of articles), year of publication (for collections of articles also place of publication and publishing house), volume, issue, first and last pages of the article
  • For articles in non – periodic publications (books) family name and initials of the author, title of the article, full name of the book (collection of articles), place of publication, publishing house, year of publication, first and last page of the article;
  • For theses and conference (seminars, workshops) reports family name and initials of the author, title of the report, full name of the collection of theses of conference reports, date and location of the conference, volume, issue, first and last page of the report or thesis;
  • For preprints – family name and initials of the author, title of the publication, place (city), year of publication, number of pages, (number of preprint/name of the academic or educational institution);
  • For patents and copyright - type of the patent document, its name, issuing country, MKI index, name of the invention, author (authors), date of submitting application, date of publication and information about official publication with information about patent, priority information;
  • For deposited manuscripts – family name and initials of the author, full title of the manuscript, name of the organization, year of publication, amount of pages, place of deposition;
  • For theses – family name and initials of the author, full title, specialization code, date of thesis defense and approval, place of defense.
  • For electronic publications.

Editorial staff can publish articles without sharing authors’ opinion. Manuscripts are not returned to authors. Authors of the articles bear full responsibility for the accuracy of facts, statistic data, proper names and other information as well as for the content of the materials not eligible for open publication. 

Structure of an abstract

1. Define article category
Choose category that describes your article best. Some articles might fall under more than one category still you must choose only one. 

  • Research article. It covers articles describing research conducted by author or authors on the basis of collected data and their interpretation on the topic of university management. 
  • Conceptual article. These articles are based on the analysis of research and formulate hypotheses and conceptual suggestions on higher education development and university management. They may also include discussions and comparative research on works and ideas of other authors. 
  • Case. Case describes experience of university management organization, looks into implemented managerial approaches and technologies, university management experience of one or several universities. They may also contain recommendations on developing management norms and regulations.  
  • Review. This category covers articles presenting review of managerial concepts, technologies and structures. 

2. Formulate article objectives
Which academic or applied challenges of university management are addressed by the article? What were the reasons behind writing the article?

3. Describe design of the article, its methodological basis and approaches
How are the objectives achieved? Describe methods and methodology used in the research. What is the approach to the topic and theoretic or subject scope of the article? 

4. Results
What results were obtained during the course of the research? What facts were identified during the research? What are the consequences of the conducted analysis?

5. Define limitations and possible consequences of the research (if applicable)
If the article describes a research this part should be present and contain suggestions on the following research and description of any identified limitations for research process.

6. Practical recommendations (if applicable)
Which recommendations were formulated for university management practice? What is the scope of practical implementation of obtained results?  How will the research influence university management development? Which changes should be made in the existing practice as the result of this research? 

7. Originality/ value of the article
What is new in the published article? Identify why and for whom the article is valuable?  

Part 1, 2, 3, 4, 7 are obligatory for all types of articles. Part 5 is obligatory for research and conceptual articles. Part 6 is obligatory for cases and reviews.

Abstract should contain no more than 400 words and be precise and concise. Abstract should reflect the content of the original article. 

Editor in chief: Alexey K. Kluyev,

tel. (343) 371-56-04, e-mail:

Coordinator: Olga T. Kluyeva, 

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Production schedule of the journal University Management: Practice and Analysis for 2014

Deadline for submitting materials to editorial board - Submitting materials for layout and proofreading Submitting for printing Printing finished Journal ready to be circulated
1 23 January 24 January 10 February 24 February 28 February
2 18 March 21 March 4 April 18 April 21 April
3 20 May 23 May 6 May 20 June 23 June
4 22 July 25 July 8 August 22 August 25 August
5 16 September 19 September 3 October 17 October 17 October
6 11 November 14 November 28 November 12 December 12 December

New Issue: 3, 2018