ISSN 2415-7198 (Online), ISSN 2411-345X (Print)


Key title: Mìžnarodnì zv’âzki Ukraïni: naukovì pošuki ì znahìdki

Abbreviated key title: Mìžnar. zv’âzki Ukr.: nauk. pošuki znahìdki

Parallel title: The International relations of Ukraine: scientific searches and findings

Founded in 1991

Periodicity: once a year

Founder and Publisher : the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine, the Institute of History of Ukraine

Certificate on the state registration for the printed media: 04.02.2003, "КV" No. 6938

Registration in the State Assessment Committee: the Order No.1188, dated from September 24, 2020, of the Ministry of Education and Science of Ukraine (“History”, Category "B")

Registration in the Ukrainian and international databases:

Vernadsky National Library of Ukraine

Centrum Otwartej Nauki (CeON) (Ministerstwo Nauki i Szkolnictwa Wyższego, Polska Akademia Nauk i Konferencja Rektorów Akademickich Szkół Polskich)



Google Scholar

Slavic Humanities Index (Canada)

The Central European Journal of Social Sciences and Humanities (Polska Akademia Nauk, Akademie Věd České Republiky, Magyar Tudományos Akadémia, Slovenská Akadémia Vied)   

The Library of Science

Ulrich’s Periodicals Directory


The inter-institutional collection of studies “the International Relations of Ukraine: Scientific Searches and Findings” is an scientific professional edition of the Department of the History of International Relations and Foreign Policy of Ukraine, the successor to the yearbook “Historical research. History of foreign countries” (1975-1989). It highlights relevant problems of World History and International Relations, key issues of methodology, historiography and source studies. Special attention is paid to insufficiently examined questions of the contemporary history of Central and Eastern Europe, international relations since the Great War and participation of Ukraine in them. This collection of studies provides historical research, dedicated to the international relations of Ukraine and Ukrainians, their importance in the context of European and World History,  as well as the evolution of independent Ukrainian State’s foreign policy, its place and role in the global international relations system. It regularly presents news about the scholarly life, publishes proceedings from international scientific conferences, reviews of new monographs and textbooks on World History.

The yearbook focuses on the promotion and coordination of theoretical and methodological research on World History, on the transformation of conceptual frameworks of historical cognitions and historiography according to the latest trends in world historical science, and especially on the reflection on key issues of Ukraine’s  history in the context of world-historical process.    

Editorial board, reviewers’ group and writing team are made up of scholars not only from the Institute, but also well-known specialists of academic institutions and higher education establishments of Ukraine and foreign States.

The editorial board of “the International Relations of Ukraine: Scientific Searches and Findings pursues an open access (OA) policy and international ethical guidelines for research publications. The manuscripts of the papers that are sent to yearbook staff are reviewed by members of the editorial board, as well as by independent external experts. The publication of the articles is free.