Voprosy obrazovaniya / Educational Studies (Moscow) is an academic peer-reviewed journal published quarterly, established in 2004 by National Research University Higher School of Economics (HSE University).

The journal provides a medium for discussion on a wide range of educational issues. The mission of the journal is to disseminate scientific knowledge and support professional academic communication for the development of education. Published articles present the results of original research and reflect current discussions in both local and international context. Voprosy obrazovaniya / Educational Studies thrives for a multidisciplinary approach, covering traditional pedagogy as well as the law, psychology, sociology, economics, history and philosophy studies in the field of education.

The editor-in-chief is Yaroslav Kuzminov. The editorial board and council of the journal includes leading Russian and foreign experts in the field of education.

The journal is published both in print and online, issued in Russian and English. It is indexed in the international databases SCOPUS (Q2); ESCI WOS; RSCI WOS; EBCSO; UlrichsWeb; CROSS REF; DOAJ; and others. Since 2014, all materials of the journal are in open access.

Publication in the journal is free of charge. All papers submitted for publication in Voprosy obrazovaniya / Educational Studies undergo double-blind peer review

Conceptually, the journal consists of several parts:

  • Theoretical materials and empirical research aimed at studying problems and prospects of education, understanding the trends of its functioning and development in modern society;
  • Analytical overview of current projects in teaching, educational management and policy, case studies;
  • Book reviews, thematic reviews of books and articles significant for research field;
  • Articles about databases in the field of education aimed at distributing unique data for new research and developing cooperation among scientists around empirical materials already collected (Starting 2022).

Journalistic texts, methodological materials, articles on narrowly disciplinary topics outside the general context of educational field are not accepted for publication. 

Target audience: researchers, analysts, administrators and educators of the educational institutions, government bodies responsible for education, councils from federal and regional legislatures, institutions engaged in education research, public organizations and foundations with an interest in education.