All-Russian academic journal
“Issues of Cognitive Linguistics”
Included in the HAB List
of publications
Impact factor
RSCI 2019 – 1, 678
in Scopus

About the journal

The journal Issues of Cognitive Linguistics (Voprosy Kognitivnoy Lingvistiki in Russian) is published under the auspices of the Russian Cognitive Linguists Association. Issues of Cognitive Linguistics is the only print edition in the field of Cognitive Linguistics in Russia, which has been published for more than 15 years and has reached the leading position among journals in Linguistics (1th position according to the Russian Science Citation Index (2019)).

Issues of Cognitive Linguistics is an international double-blind peer-reviewed journal that provides a forum for scientists who investigate the interaction between language and human cognition. It publishes original papers of prominent cognitive linguists from Russia and other countries. Among the authors who publish articles in the journal are R.W. Langacker, L. Talmy, J. Zlatev, S.J. Cowley, A. Cienki, to name a few. The contributions focus on such topics as methodology and theoretical development of cognitive linguistics, cognitive discourse analysis, phenomenology-based cognitive linguistic research, cognitive sociolinguistics and cover such matters as mental space theory, blending theory, political discourse, cognitive stylistics, cognitive poetics, natural language categorization, conceptualization theory, lexical network theory, cognitive modeling, linguistic interpretation theory, multimodal communication, etc.

Issues of Cognitive Linguistics promotes the constructive interaction between linguistics and such related disciplines as semiotics, sociology, cultural studies, psychology, neurolinguistics, communication studies, translation theory and educational linguistics.

SCImago Journal & Country Rank


Nikolay N. Boldyrev
Doctor of Philology, Professor, Honored Scholar of RF, President of the Russian Cognitive Linguists Association, Director of Network Research and Education Center for Cognitive Science of Tambov State University named after G.R. Derzhavin, Editor-in-chief of the "Cognitive Studies of Language" series
Go to the website


We also invite authors who are engaged in research in the field of Cognitive Linguistics to publish their scientific works in one of the issues of the "Cognitive Studies of Language" series. For more information go to the "Cognitive Studies of Language" page.