The scientific “Journal of the Institute for African Studies” – the only periodical in Russia, entirely devoted to the problems of African countries – publishes articles and other materials on international relations, political, economic and social processes occurring in the African continent, its history and cultural anthropology. The authors of the journal – leading Russian and foreign Africanist scholars – reveal both urgent and fundamental problems of the region. “Journal of the Institute for African Studies” is recognized in Russia and abroad as a prominent social science journal. The publications are placed in the national bibliographic database of scientific citation Russian Science Citation Index.
The scientific journal “Journal of the Institute for African Studies” was founded in 1998 by the Institute for African Studies of the Russian Academy of Sciences.
The journal is registered with the Federal Service for Supervision of Communications, Information Technology, and Mass Media (Registration Certificate ПИ № ФС77-60887as of 2 March 2015).