Philological Class is a peer reviewed scholarly and methodological journal publishing research findings in the field of literary studies, linguistics and methods of teaching these disciplines at higher and secondary school, reviews of monographs and learning packages, academic and methodological events, and pages from the past of the theory of philology and teaching methods.

The goal and the task of the journal is to present new aspects of research in the study of the history of literature and linguistics, to bring academic research closer to the theory and practice of teaching philological disciplines at higher and secondary school, to implement new educational conceptions; and to protect, expand and support the Russian language academic environment. The task to ensure a broad international scope of the papers and to deepen contacts with the global academic community in philology and teaching methods is vitally important for the journal.


The main sections of Philological Class:

  • Projects. Programs. Hypotheses.
  • Problems of Modern Linguistics
  • Trajectories of the Literary Process of the 20th – early 21st Centuries
  • Theory and Methods of Teaching Philological Disciplines at Higher and Secondary School
  • Theory and Practice of the Modern Lesson
  • Rereading Russian and Foreign Classics
  • Issues of Global Literature Poetics
  • Russian in Multicultural Interaction
  • Methodological Heritage
  • Slow Reading
  • From the Writing Table of a Scholar / a Young Scholar
  • Regional Component of Higher and Secondary Education
  • Reviews

Russian title – Филологический класс; English title – Philological Class; transliterated title – Filologicheskiy Klass

The journal is registered by the International Standard Serial Numbering system; serial number – ISSN (print) 2071-2405; ISSN (online) 2658-5235.


Philological Class was founded in 1996.

The journal comes out 4 times per year (March, June, October, December).

FSBEI HE «Ural State Pedagogical University» (Ekaterinburg, Russia) is the Founder and the Publisher of the journal.

Place of publication – Ekaterinburg.

Articles in Russian, English, German and French are accepted for publication in the journal.

Indexing: eLIBRARY, Академия Google, ERIH PLUS, Web of Science (ESCI).

A full-text version of the journal is available open access at and at the scientific electronic library platform (RSCI).

The journal is included in the united catalog «Russian Press», Index 84587. One can subscribe to the print version of the journal at:  

The journal is popular among scholars engaged in philology, post-graduate students, and university lecturers in Russia and abroad, facilitates their professional development, and is a site on which academic research meets with practical teaching.

Manuscripts should be submitted for consideration through the journal site