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Author Guidelines

The journal of Bioethics publishes scientific article materials which correspond to the journal profile. The basic headings of the scientific journal are as follows:

  • Theoretical problems of bioethics;
  • Ethical issues of the implementation of the “Health” national project;
  • Bioethics and medical law;
  • Sociological research in bioethics;
  • Ethical problems of clinical research and trials;
  • International documents in the field of bioethics and medical law;
  • Bioethics in the world;
  • Practical course of biomedical ethics;
  • Work experience of ethical committees;
  • Aid for those studying biomedical ethics.

The article materials submitted for publication in Journal of Bioethics must meet the following requirements:

  1. Manuscripts should be in Microsoft Word or RTF format, and be typed with one-and-a-half line spacing on one side with font size 14, Times New Roman on an A4 paper. References should be cited in numeric order by order of mention in the text. Articles should include an abstract in Russian and English. Manuscripts should not exceed 30 000 characters.
  2. The first page must contain a unique case identifier, the main title of a paper, the name(s) of authors(s), and the affiliated institution(s) and address(es) in Russian and English. This should be followed by an abstract of the article with keywords both in Russian and English.
  3. Heading must be typed in semi-bold. Authors and affiliations should be followed after the title of paper. The author(s) name should be italic and semi-bold. The author’s name, title / university degree, affiliation, work address, home address and e-mail address as well as the reviewer’s name, degree, and affiliation should be provided at the end of the article on a blank page.
  4. The name(s) of author(s) in calls for conferences, workshops and seminars should be italic and semi-bold. Author(s) information should be provided at the end of the article.


Submission Preparation Checklist

As part of the submission process, authors are required to check off their submission's compliance with each of the following items, and submissions that do not adhere to these guidelines may be returned to the authors.

  • Absence of plagiarism.  The authors guarantee that this article has not been published in whole or in part, and is not under consideration or in the process of publication in another publication.

  • Correct manuscript format. Manuscript file format is Microsoft Word (has the extension *.doc, *.docx, *.rtf). The text adheres to the stylistic and bibliographic requirements outlined in the Author Guidelines.

  • Illustrations. Tables and figures were placed within the text of the manuscript and have their titles.

  • Bibliography. The list of references is formatted in accordance with the requirements. All the cited sources were checked for DOI.

  • Supplementary files. The authors have prepared for transfer to the editor

    • Cover letter;
    • Copyright transfer agreement;
    • Graphic files (photos, satellite images, graphics, etc.).

    The authors are ready to upload these files to the journal website in Step 4 during the manuscript submission process.

  • The authors confirm that:

    • all participants who have made a significant contribution to the study are presented as co-Authors;
    • those who did not participate in the study are not listed as co-Authors;
    • all co-Authors have seen and approved the final version of the work and agreed to submit it for publication.

Copyright Notice

Bioethics journal requires authors to transfer exclusive rights to submitted materials.

When submitting an article (or any other Journal content type, including any supplementary materials) the author (authors) transfer to Bioethics journal the exclusive right to publish and distribute all submitted materials according to the conditions specified in the License Agreement. The License Agreement signed by the author (authors) is to be attached to the original manuscript and sent to the Journal. To download fillable form of the License Agreement please use the links below.

License agreement


Privacy Statement

The editorial Board of the journal and the administration of the website of the journal do not transfer personal information in any way specified by the users when working with the website of the journal to third parties, except for those cases and to the extent specified in the terms of the copyright agreement.

The affiliation work and e-mail address of the authors of the manuscript accepted for publication will be published in the section "information about the authors" of the printed version of the journal and in the section "about the authors" on the page of the article on the website of the journal.

The phone number of the corresponding author will be known only to the editorial Board Secretariat and will only be used in cases of emergency.


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