About the journal


The journal Боспорские исследования (БИ, BI, literally translatable as the “Bosporos Studies”) launched in 2001 is published twice a year. Its founder was Crimean Branch of the A. E. Krymskii Institute of Oriental Studies of the National Academy of Sciences of the Ukraine (Simferopol) and the Archaeological Research Centre of the “Demeter” Non-Profit Foundation (Kerch). The journal was registered with the Ukraine’s authorities as a mass media (Registration Certificate KB № 8048 of 23.10.2003), and was inscribed on the Higher Academic Commission of the Ukraine’s list of journals where to publish main research materials of dissertations submitted for the degrees of candidate and doctor of sciences in history. From 2015 on, the publisher of the journal is V. I. Vernadsky Crimean Federal University. The journal has been registered with the Federal Service for Supervision in the Sphere of Communication, Information Technologies and Mass Media (Certificate ПИ № ФС77-61808 of 18.05.2015). The journal is edited by DSc, Prof. A. I. Aibabin, the Director of the History and Archaeology of the Crimea Research Centre; the editorial board comprises respected Russian and foreign researchers. The journal is listed in the Russian Science Citation Index (http://elibrary.ru/contents.asp?titleid=27215).


The journal publishes original scholarly papers in classical and early mediaeval history and archaeology of Cimmerian Bosporos and the Crimea, in Russian, and English languages. The journal’s main goal is to inform academic community on new results and achievements in the field of the journal’s scholarly interests.

The journal’s main sections are: Articles, Publications, History of Research, and Museum Collection.


The journal is published by the V. I. Vernadsky Crimean Federal University.

Academic edition is made by the History and Archaeology of the Crimea Research Centre.

Editor-in-chief: DSc, Prof. Alexander Aibabin.

ISSN: 2413-1938.

DOI 10.37279/2413-1938

Frequency: two volumes a year.

Volume: 23 to 50 quires.