About the Journal


“Skhid” is a peer-reviewed open access electronic journal aimed at multifaceted scientific coverage of a wide range of urgent societal issues in the context of social transformations. The main rubrics cover the fields of philosophy, history, religious studies and other areas of social and humanitarian sciences.

Year of foundation: 1995

UDC 14+94+31

Founder and Publisher: 

Borys Grinchenko Kyiv Metropolitan University (

Borys Grinchenko Kyiv Metropolitan University was established on December 26, 2023 by the merger of Borys Grinchenko Kyiv University and Municipal Higher Education Institution “Kyiv Academy of Arts” and is their successor (based on the decision of the Kyiv City Council of 23.06.2022 No. 4754/4795).

Language of publication: English (since 2019).

Frequency of publication:
4 times a year (since 2022) (March, June, September, December)

Topics of issues in 2024

Issue 1 (Volum 6) «Humanitarian factors in the architecture of the national security system» 
Issue 2 (Volum 6) «Religious and philosophical discourse of humanitarian security in the context of transformations of the digital age» 
Issue 3 (Volum 6) «Modern challenges of migration processes: socio-humanitarian aspect» 
Issue 4 (Volum 6) «Formation of linguistic and cultural space and sphere of historical memory of modern Ukraine»

During the year, additional releases are possible, which will be announced separately.

Included in the List of scientific professional publications of Ukraine, which can publish the results of dissertations for the degree of doctor and candidate of sciences in the fields: historical and philosophical sciences (CATEGORY “B” List of scientific professional publications of Ukraine in the specialties 032 “History and Archeology”, 031 “Religious Studies”, 033 “Philosophy”).

On December 23, 2022, in accordance with the order of the Ministry of Education and Science of Ukraine No. 1166, the journal "Skhid" was transferred to the list of electronic professional publications of category "B" in specialties 031 - "Religious Studies"; 032 - "History and archeology"; 033 – "Philosophy" (p. 7 of the mentioned order)

On March 21, 2024, by the decision of the Academic Council of the Borys Grinchenko Kyiv Metropolitan University (protocol No. 2), the university assumed the rights and duties of the sole publisher of the scientific journal "Skhid" in connection with the termination of the activity of the second co-founder of the journal - Ukrainian cultural center.

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