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Aims and scope

Magazine of Civil Engineering is a peer-reviewed open-access scientific  journal in the field of Civil and Construction Engineering.  

Publisher: Peter the Great St. Petersburg Polytechnic University, 
St. Petersburg, Russian Federation.

The aim of the journal is to publish articles of a high scientific level. Magazine of Civil Engineering publishes original papers of international importance. 

Periodicity of publication: 8 times a year. 

Publication in the journal is open and free for all authors.
All publishing expenses are covered by Peter the Great St. Petersburg Polytechnic University.
There are no article processing charge and embargo period.

All articles are subject to compulsory single-blind peer-review. Articles are peer-reviewed by independent subject matter expert.

Articles are licensed under Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International License (CC BY-NC 4.0).

A license agreement is necessarily concluded with the authors for the transfer of his exclusive rights to the Paper for Publisher.

Thematic areas covered in the journal:

  • Building constructions, buildings and structures;
  • Building products and construction materials;
  • Structural mechanics;
  • Soils and foundations, underground structures;
  • Heat supply, ventilation, air conditioning, gas supply and lighting;
  • Water supply, sewerage, construction systems of water resources protection;
  • Hydraulic engineering;
  • Design and construction of roads;
  • Hydraulics and Engineering Hydrology;
  • Environmental management in construction;
  • Fire safety in construction;
  • Energy efficiency and thermal protection of buildings.

Magazine of Civil Engineering is indexed by Scopus, Web of Science (Core Collection), EiCompendex (Elsevier), EBSCO, Google Scholar, Index Copernicus, ProQuest, Russian Science Citation Index, Directory of Open Access Journal (DOAJ), ROAD, Ulrich's Serials Analysis System, China National Knowledge Infrastructure.

In Magazine of Civil Engineering we care about digital preservation policy. We understand the urgency of archiving and preservation of our journal content. We ensure the accessability of our content by transferring full-texts and metadata to Russian Scientific Electronic Library (elibrary.ru) and Peter the Great St.Petersburg Polytechnic University Electronic Library. In the latter, data safety is ensured by data back-up according to their own internal policy. The physical and logical data migration is also provided. Cloud technologies are used.

Chief Science Editor: Vitaly Sergeev

Deputy Chief Science Editor: Galina Kozinetc

Editor-in-Chief: Ekaterina Linnik
linnik_ea@spbstu.ru, mobile +7(981)168-50-70 (WhatsApp, Viber, Telegram)

Editor: Viktoriia Rapgof

Editorial Board

StaDyO Research & Engineering Centre

Vice-Rector for innovative projects

Peter the Great St. Petersburg Polytechnic University

OOO “PI Georekonstruktsiya”


Riga Technical University


Graz University of Technology

Head of Department of hydraulics and hydraulic engineering

National Research Moscow State Civil Engineering University


Technology Arts Science TH Köln


Brandenburgische Technische Universität Cottbus

Postdoctoral researcher

Tampere University

Samara State University of Economics

Peter the Great Saint Petersburg Polytechnic University


National Research University "Moscow Power Engineering Institute"


Delft University of Technology


Tashkent State Technical University

Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee (IIT Roorkee)


Volgograd State Technical University


Damascus University

Saint-Petersburg State University of Architecture and Civil Engineering


RWTH Aachen University


Lappeenranta University of Technology


Tashkent Institute of Irrigation and Agricultural Mechanization Engineers

Peter the Great St.Petersburg Polytechnic University

JSC “B.E. Vedeneev VNIIG”

Peter the Great St. Petersburg Polytechnic University