About the Journal

Journal Full Name: Issledovatel'skiy Zhurnal Russkogo Yazyka I Literatury

Website: https://journaliarll.ir/index.php/iarll

Electronic ISSN: 2476-3500

Print ISSN: 2345-2498

Place of Publication: Iran, Tehran

Publisher: the Iranian Association of Russian Language and Literature

Initial publication year: 2013

Discipline: Humanities

Sub-Discipline: Russian language and literature

Specialization or Field of the Journal: scientific articles about Russian language and literature

Subject Area of ​​the Journal

Only Scientific Articles prepared in the following fields are accepted: general linguistics, comparative and comparative linguistics, socio- and psycholinguistics, functional grammar, literature, comparative literary criticism, linguodidactics, and translation studies.

Journal Language: Russian (English Abstract)

Journal Credit: Scientific

Scientific license No. 87564/18/3 dated 7 September 2013 of the Publications Commission of the Ministry of Science

Type of Articles: Original Research

Publication Type: The journal is published in both print and online

Publication Period: semiannual

Costs for Reviewing and Publishing the Article: conditional; more information below

Type of Refereeing: At Least 2 Reviewers, Double-Blind Peer Review

Initial Screening Time: 10 Days

Refereeing Time: Minimum Three Months to Maximum Six Months

Acceptance Rate: 73%

Access to Articles: Free (Full Text)

Access and Publishing Policy: Open Access

Access Type: Open Access to PDF

Copyright: Creative Commons License CC-BY

All works are licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.

Journal Management System: OJS

Indexed: Yes (View details)

Journal Ranking by Ministry of Science, Research, and Technology(2021): B Ranking

Status at elibrary.ru in 2021: In the SCIENCE INDEX rating for 2021 on the topic "Literature. Literary criticism. Oral folk art" (see details)

Impact Factor: 0,375

Email Address: journaliarll@gmail.com

Email Address2: myahya@ut.ac.ir


Aims and Scope

Iranian Association of Russian Language and Literature (IARLL), where professors and teachers of Russian language in the whole of the world and Iran gathered together also students from Iran and other countries, it is an international center for learning Russian language. Our Association holds Russian language conferences for Iranian and foreign researchers in Iran and help students, prepares foreign teachers of the Russian language. Learning and teaching Russian is coordinated by our Association. Lots of universities around world such as Iran opened Russian language departments. So we try to get best articles from all around the world to publish in journal of our association. 

The scientific and International Journal of "Issledovatel'skiy Zhurnal Russkogo Yazyka i Literatury" (jiarll) is an open access and double-blind peer reviewed journal. The aim is publishing original research on the Russian language and literature. The content of the article should correspond to the subject of the journal. All scientific publications are assigned DOI.

 The content of the article should correspond to the subject of the journal. Articles prepared in the following fields are accepted: general linguistics, comparative and comparative linguistics, socio- and psycholinguistics, functional grammar, literature, comparative literary criticism, linguodidactics, and translation studies, materials on fundamental and applied scientific and methodical problems in philology. The study of the Russian language in Iran and in the world.  The journal publishes articles on the Russian language and methods of teaching in a different linguistic and cultural environment. The journal is primarily addressed to research scientists and graduate students, and may also be useful to teachers of the Russian language of higher and secondary schools. 

The editorial board of the journal includes leading experts in the Russian language from Iran, Russia and various countries of the world. Editors of the journal take care of the development of the scientific and methodological potential of the publication and its acquisition of international status.

The aim of the journal is to create a scientific, research, educational and information space somewhere out of Russia for presenting the achievements of scientists from various regions of the world in Russian language studies and methods of teaching Russian as a foreign language.

The targets of the journal are:

  • Delivering the achievements of Iranian and foreign scientists in Russian language studies and methods of teaching Russian as a foreign language, publishing the results of scientific centers in developing and keeping the Russian language in the multipolar world;
  • Characterizing scientific articles on Russian language functioning in Iran and abroad;
  • Pointing out the essential problems in methods of teaching Russian as a foreign, non-native, and native language;
  • Analyzing modern trends in Russian language teaching at school and university;
  • Reflecting problems of learning and teaching Russian as a foreign language and keeping the Russian language in Diasporas;
  • Problems of developing Russian as a language of science;
  • Presenting Iranian national policy in the Russian language and methods of its teaching;
  • Demonstrating media-didactic and electronic means of teaching Russian.

The regular columns of the journal are actual problems of Russian and methods of teaching: linguistic research, methods of teaching; methodical projects; reviews, annotations, etc.; expedition: fieldwork – the origin of Russian native speech.

The journal is aimed at scientists and graduate students, researchers in the field of Russian philology.

In accordance with its goals and objectives, the journal publishes articles in Russian. Just original articles in Russian are accepted for consideration. By agreement with the authors, the journal publish an extended abstract of the original article in English at the same issue of the journal. 


Open Access Policy

This journal provides immediate open access to its content on the principle that making research freely available to the public supports a greater global exchange of knowledge.

 So the journal is an open access journal. All articles are made freely available to readers immediately upon publication. Our open access policy is in accordance with the Budapest Open Access Initiative (BOAI) definition - it means that articles have free availability on the public internet, permitting any users to read, download, copy, distribute, print, search, or link to the full texts of these articles, crawl them for indexing, pass them as data to software, or use them for any other lawful purpose, without financial, legal, or technical barriers other than those inseparable from gaining access to the internet itself. For more information please read BOAI statement.    

This journal provides immediate open access to its content on the principle that making research freely available to the public supports a greater global exchange of knowledge (open license Creative Commons ).

Although the journal was open access but after Issue 11 Vol. 6 No. 1 (2018) content published up to now is licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International Public License (CC BY 4.0)

You are free to:

Share — copy and redistribute the material in any medium or format

Adapt — remix, transform, and build upon the material for any purpose, even commercially.

The licensor cannot revoke these freedoms as long as you follow the license terms.

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Attribution — You must give appropriate credit, provide a link to the license, and indicate if changes were made. You may do so in any reasonable manner, but not in any way that suggests the licensor endorses you or your use.

No additional restrictions — You may not apply legal terms or technological measures that legally restrict others from doing anything the license permits.


You do not have to comply with the license for elements of the material in the public domain or where your use is permitted by an applicable exception or limitation.

No warranties are given. The license may not give you all of the permissions necessary for your intended use. For example, other rights such as publicity, privacy, or moral rights may limit how you use the material.


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Journal Archiving policies

Journal Archiving policies

The journal uses the PKP Preservation Network (PKP PN) to digitally preserve all the published articles. The PKP PN is a part of LOCKSS (Lots of Copies Keep Stuff Safe) program offers decentralized and distributed preservation, seamless perpetual access, and preservation of the authentic original version of the content.

Full-text electronic content of the journal is archived in the IARLL institutional repository

The information about all the articles published is archived in Russian Electronic Scientific Library (eLIBRARY.ru). The direct URL to the journal issues: https://elibrary.ru/title_about.asp?id=56226. You can search through article metadata (title, author, keywords, abstract etc.) on eLIBRARY.ru. The URL to article’s full text is available on the article’s page on eLIBRARY.ru.

Also the information about all the articles published is archived in Islamic World Science Citation Center (ISC). The direct URL to the journal issues: https://ecc.isc.gov.ir/showJournal/25501. You can search through article metadata (title, author, keywords, abstract etc.) on ISC. The URL to article’s full text is available on the article’s page on ISC.

The articles’ full texts are stored on the journal’s server and can be accessed through this page (https://www.journaliarll.ir/index.php/iarll/issue/archive).

Printed copies of the journal issues are transferred for permanent storage to the Iranian Book Chamber - the Iranian State Library.


Articles have been published in this journal are indexed by several systems:

Publication Fee

There is No charge for electronic version and also there are no submission charges for authors out of Iran, but Iranian authors have to pay 5,000,000 Rials. Just as option for whom they are interested to get Hard copy, A minimal fee (2,500,000 Rials) is applied to cover the printing, packaging, handling, and postal delivery of the journal volume..

Publication Frequency

It is a semiannual journal since 2013 which will be published 2 times in a year (February, and September) sum up 24 articles for each year.

Peer Review Process

jiarll uses double-blind peer reviewed system: the reviewers' identities remain anonymous to authors, and the reviewers can not see authors' identities. And journal has a policy of screening for plagiarism before sending articles to reviewers by Etxt Антиплагиат program; so just article which has 82% originality or more than it can send to reviewers.

Although at first, all articles in less than 10 days will be checked by Editor-in-Chief and Executive Secretary but the average review time is less than 6 months and as jiarll is a semiannual journal, authors have to wait maybe 10 months or more that their article be published.

Peer Review / Responsibility for the Reviewers

As an editor or a reviewer you are requested to find out about the originality of the manuscript you are urged to review, it is recommended that you also see the Author Guidelines and Polices page to see which points authors should take into consideration prior to submission of their papers for the publication.

Although reviewed articles are treated confidentially, reviewers’ judgments should be objective. Reviewers should have no conflict of interest with respect to the research, the authors and/or the research funders, and reviewers should point out relevant published work which is not yet cited. 

Editorial Responsibilities

Editors have complete responsibility and authority to reject/accept an article. Editors should have no conflict of interest with respect to articles they reject/accept, only accept a paper when reasonably certain, when errors are found, promote publication of correction or retraction, and preserve anonymity of reviewers.

Complaints Policy

This procedure applies to complaints about the policies, procedures, or actions of the jiarll’s editorial staff. We welcome complaints as they provide an opportunity and a spur for improvement, and we aim to respond quickly, courteously, and constructively.  Please write your complaint with journal title, vol. no., issue no., paper ID, paper title, page no. 

Our definition of a complaint is as follows:

  • The complainant defines his or her expression of unhappiness as a complaint.
  • We infer that the complainant is not simply disagreeing with a decision we have made or something we have published (which happens every day), but thinks that there has been a failure of process-for example, a long delay or a rude response-or a severe misjudgment.
  • The complaint must be about something that is within the responsibility of the Journal of iarll-content or process.

Journal of iarll is aware of the complaints stated below:

  1. Authorship complaints;
  2. Plagiarism complaints;
  3. Multiple, duplicate, concurrent publication/Simultaneous submission;
  4. Research results misappropriation;
  5. Allegations of research errors and fraud;
  6. Research standards violations;
  7. Undisclosed conflicts of interest;
  8. Reviewer bias or competitive harmful acts by reviewers.

Policy for Handling Complaints 

If the Journal receives a complaint that any contribution to the Journal infringes intellectual property rights or contains material inaccuracies, libelous materials or otherwise unlawful materials, the Journal will investigate the complaint. Investigation may include a request that the parties involved substantiate their claims. The Journal will make a good faith determination whether to remove the allegedly wrongful material. A decision not to remove material should represent the Journal's belief that the complaint is without sufficient foundation, or if well‐founded, that a legal defense or exemption may apply, such as truthfulness of a statement in the case of libel. Journal should document its investigation and decision. We strive to ensure that  jiarll is of the highest quality and is free from errors. However, we accept that occasionally mistakes might happen.

Editorial Complaints Policy

The Managing Editor and staff of jiarll will make every endeavor to put matters right as soon as possible in the most appropriate way, offering right of reply where necessary. As far as possible, we will investigate complaints in a blame-free manner, looking to see how systems can be improved to prevent mistakes occurring.

Guiding Principles

Our general approach to complaints is that they are a rare, but inevitable part of a process that involves putting together complex material at great speed. We accept that we make mistakes and try to treat all complaints with urgency even small ones. We believe that timely solutions can prevent problems escalating. All substantial errors and complaints are referred to senior executives within the editorial staff as a matter of course.

The procedure outlined below aims to be fair to those making complaints and those complained about. All complaints will be acknowledged (within 6 working days if by email). If possible a definitive response will be made within two weeks. If this is not possible an interim response will be given within two months. Interim responses will be provided until the complaint is finally resolved. If the complainant remains unhappy, complaints should be escalated to the editor, whose decision is final.

How to Make a Complaint

Complaints about editorial content should be made as soon as possible after publication, preferably in writing by email to: journaliarll@gmail.com.

((Although we are not yet a member of COPE but in publication ethics we respect and follow COPE rules.))


publication ethics

  • ·   Editorial Responsibilities

    - Editors (Associate Editors or Editor in-Chief) have complete responsibility and authority to reject/accept an article.
    - Editors are responsible for the contents and overall quality of the publication.
    - Editors should always consider the needs of the authors and the readers when attempting to improve the publication.
    - Editors should guarantee the quality of the papers and the integrity of the academic record.
    - Editors should publish errata pages or make corrections when needed.
    - Editors should have a clear picture of researches funding sources.
    - Editors should base their decisions solely on the papers importance, originality, clarity, and relevance to publications scope.
    - Editors should not reverse their decisions nor overturn the ones of previous editors without serious reason.
    - Editors should preserve the anonymity of reviewers (in half-blind peer review journals).
    - Editors should ensure that all research material they publish conforms to international accepted ethical guidelines.
    - Editors should only accept a paper when reasonably certain.
    - Editors should act if they suspect misconduct, whether a paper is published or unpublished, and make all reasonable attempts to persist in obtaining a resolution to the problem.
    - Editors should not reject papers based on suspicions; they should have proof of misconduct.
    - Editors should not allow any conflicts of interest between staff, authors, reviewers, and board members.
    - Editors must not change their decision after submitting a decision (especially after rejection or acceptance) unless they have a serious reason.

    ·  Publishing Ethics Issues

    - All editorial members, reviewers, and authors must confirm and obey rules defined by COPE.
    - Corresponding author is the main owner of the article, so she/he can withdraw the article when it is incomplete (before entering the review process or when a revision is asked for).
    - Authors cannot make major changes in the article after acceptance without a serious reason.
    - All editorial members and authors must will to publish any kind of corrections honestly and completely.
    - Any notes of plagiarism, fraudulent data, or any other kinds of fraud must be reported completely to COPE.

·  Publication and Authorship

- All submitted papers are subject to strict peer review process by at least two international reviewers that are experts in the area of the particular paper. Reviewers are being selected by Associate Editors and Editor in-Chief. Author also can propose reviewers for some journals and article types.
- The factors that are taken into account in review are relevance, originality, readability, statistical validity, and language.
- The possible decisions include acceptance, minor revisions, major revision, or rejection.
- If authors are encouraged to revise and resubmit a submission, there is no guarantee that the revised submission will be accepted.
- Rejected articles will not be re-reviewed.
- The paper acceptance is constrained by such legal requirements as shall then be in force regarding libel, copyright infringement, and plagiarism.
- No research can be included in more than one publication, whether within the same journal or in another journal by the same language.

·  Authors Responsibilities

- Authors must certify that their manuscript is their original work or translation.
- Authors must certify that the manuscript has not previously been published elsewhere, or even submitted and been in reviewed in another journal.
- Authors must participate in the peer review process and follow the comments.
- Authors are obliged to provide retractions or corrections of mistakes.
- All Authors mentioned in the paper must have significantly contributed to the research. Level of their contribution also must be defined in the “Authors Contributions” section of the article.
- Authors must state that all data in the paper are real and authentic.
- Authors must notify the Editors of any conflicts of interest.
- Authors must identify all sources used in the creation of their manuscript.
- Authors must report any errors they discover in their published paper to the Editors.
- Authors must not use irrelevant sources that may help other researches/journals.
- Authors cannot withdraw their articles within the review process or after submission, or they must pay the penalty defined by the publisher.

·  Peer Review/Responsibility for the Reviewers

- Reviewers should keep all information regarding papers confidential and treat them as privileged information.
- Reviews should be conducted objectively, with no personal criticism of the author. No self-knowledge of the author(s) must affect their comments and decision.
- Reviewers should express their views clearly with supporting arguments in 500 to 1000 words or filling the review form.
- Reviewers may identify relevant published work that has not been cited by the authors.
- Reviewers should also call to the Editor-in-Chief's attention any substantial similarity or overlap between the manuscript under consideration and any other published paper of which they have personal knowledge.


A paragraph of acknowledgments has to be written before the conclusion. However, it will mention if you got any grant or financial support from your universities, institutions, organizations, or companies for your article in the footnote of the first page.

Acknowledgments enable you to thank all those who have helped in carrying out the research. Careful thought needs to be given concerning those whose help should be acknowledged and in what order. The general advice is to express your appreciation concisely and to avoid strong emotive language.

Note that personal pronouns such as 'I, my, me …' are nearly always used in the acknowledgments while in the rest of the article, such personal pronouns are generally avoided.

Sponsor of the journal

This journal belong to Iranian Association of Russian Language and Literature.