The "Koreanology" Journal bases its rules and guidelines on the "CSE’s White Paper on Promoting Integrity in Scientific Journal Publications, 2012 Update". The journal admits only original manuscripts that were never published before. Submitted manuscripts should correspond to the thematic profile of the Journal and requested guidelines. A submitted manuscript should represent the results of independent and original scientific research.

General requirements for authors:

  • Authors should mention all sources of financial support of the conducted research

  • Authors are fully responsible for the accuracy of provided references

  • Authors should follow the layout guidelines

  • A submitted manuscript should not be submitted to another journals

  • Authors retain copyright and grant the journal right of publication provided that the submitted manuscript is accepted for publication

The "Koreanology" Journal accepts the following types of manuscripts: research papers, policy papers, book reviews. The recommended size of research and policy papers is 40 000 symbols (with metadata), for book reviews – up to 20 000 symbols (with metadata).

Title page of the submitted manuscript should contain the following sections in English should you publish your work in English:

  • Title of the article.
  • Abstract (no less than 800 characters). It should contain the purpose of the study, the summary of the article, and its main conclusions. The abstract serves as an independent analytical text providing an adequate conception of the conducted research without any need to address to the main text.
  • Keywords or phrases (6-8).
  • Information about the author(s) (full name and surname, academic degree, academic title, position, address, and place of employment, ORCID, contact email).
  • Acknowledgements. The authors, if necessary, indicate that the article was prepared with the financial support of an organization or within the framework of a grant.


Un-text references should be done according to the Chicago citation style. 


[Chen Feng, 2016, p. 11]
[Kaneko, Chen Feng] - if there are two or more authors
Reports and other official documents are cited like this: [United Nations Human Development Report]
References to the literature in the oriental languages should be given in transliteration: [Hikaku tetsugaku-kara toyitsu tetsugaku-e]. Such references should be translated in the References section after the main text

Example of References section


Basic Hydrogen Strategy. Ministry of Economic, Trade and Industry News Releases. URL: (accessed: 23 November, 2020).

Borgwardt, Angela; Molthagen, Ditmar (2006). Gegen Rechtsextremismus in Ost und West. Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung Forum, Berlin: Friedrich Ebert Stiftung Verlag, 52 s. 

Dragneva, Rilka; Delcour, Laure (2017). Assessing Legal and Political Compatibility between EU Engagement Strategies and EAEU Membership. Working Paper Series, No. 07, Berlin: Freie Universität Berlin Verlag, 32 p.

Konarovskiy, M.A. (2016). Rossiya – SHOS: nekotorye elementy strategii [Russia – SCO: Some Elements of Strategy], Vestnik mezhdunarodnykh organizatsii: obrazovanie, nauka, novaya ekonomika, V. 11, No. 4: 149-161. (In Russian).

Kupriyanov, А. BRIKS, SHOS i terrorizm v Kashmire [BRICS, SCO and Terrorism in Kashmir], URL: (accessed: 21 October, 2020). (In Russian).

Kurečić, Petar (2010). The New Great Game: Rivalry of Geostrategies and Geoeconomies in Central Asia, Hrvatski geografski glasnik, Zagreb: University College of International Relations and Diplomacy: 21-48. DOI:10.24411/2500-2872-2016-00006

Levy, Katja (2016). Annotierte Bibliographie zur Zivilgesellschaft in China, Ostasiatisches Seminar, Berlin: Freie Universität Berlin Verlag, 185 s. 

Moshes, Arkady; Nojonen, Matti (2011). Russia-China Relations: current state, alternative futures, and implications for the West, Tampere: The Finnish Institute of International Affairs, 122 p.

Soloviyov, V.S. (1989). Sochineniya v 2-h tomah [Works in 2 volumes], Vol.2, Moscow: “Pravda” PH, 738 p. (In Russian). 

Suzuki D. (1961). Zen Buddism, New York: New York University Press, 400 p.     

해외투자 변동추세. 전체 통계 (Haeoetuja Byeondongchuse. Jeonche tonggye). [Foreign Investment Trends.     Total Statistics]. Statistics of foreign direct investments. Korea Eximbank. URL: (accessed: 12 February, 2023). (In Korean).

제5차 국토종합계획(2020~2040) (Je5cha gugtojonghabgyehoeg). [5th Comprehensive National Territorial Plan (2020~2040)]. Ministry of land, infrastructure and transport. Sejong, 2019.  URL: (accessed: 30.04.2023). (In Korean).

김석환, 나희승, 박영민. 한국의 북극 거버넌스 구축 및 참여 전략: (Kim Sekhwan, Na Huysung, Pak Yengmin. Hankwukuy pwukkung kepenensu kwuchwung min chamye cellyak:). [Changes in the Arctic and Establishment of New Arctic Governance], Sejong: KIEP. 2014: 172. (In Korean).

김정훈, 백영준. 한국과 일본의 북극 연구 경향 및 전략 비교 (Kim Cenghwun, Payk Yengcwun. Hankwukkwa ilponuy pwukkuk yenkwu kyenghyang mich cenlyak pikyo). [Kim Cenghwun, Payk Yengcwun. The comparison of Korean and Japanese Arctic research tendencies and strategies]. Korean-Siberian Center of Pai Chai University, 2017. Vol. 21, No. 2: 111-146. (In Korean).

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