Master in European Union - Russia Studies

University of Tartu

Program Description

Master in European Union - Russia Studies

University of Tartu

The European Union – Russia Studies Master’s programme (EURUS)is a unique multidisciplinary programme combining different disciplines such as political science, comparative politics, international relations, economics, law, history and cultural studies. The programme binds together the study of two regions - Europe and Russia - in one coherent curriculum, providing a comprehensive understanding of political, social, and economic developments in the EU and its member states as well as in Russia and its neighbouring transition countries.

The objective of the European Union-Russia Studies MA-Programme is to provide global labour market with experts in the field of the EU-Russian affairs for the public and private sector. Given the overall expanding complex relations between the European Union and the Russian Federation - stretching from trade, investment and business cooperation over cultural relations to matters of foreign policy, security and conflict resolution – there is a growing need for specialists trained in European Union and Russia affairs.

EURUS offers:

  • thorough, comprehensive and up-to-date knowledge of policies and politics, of economics, law, and history of the European Union and the Russian Federation;
  • academic qualification for successfully taking up challenging tasks in dealing with the EU, Russia and their mutual relations;
  • professional competence for advancing political, commercial, and cultural dimensions shaping the future development of the European Union and the Russian Federation.


Everybody interested in the European Union and Russian affairs. Both public and private sector job offers are open to graduates. Those interested in further research are eligible for PhD studies.

This school offers programs in:
  • English

Last updated May 6, 2016
Duration & Price
This course is Campus based
Start Date
Start date
Sept. 1, 2017
2 years
Full time
3,400 EUR
Apr. 15, 2017
Start date Sept. 1, 2017
Estonia Tartu
Application deadline Apr. 15, 2017
End date June 30, 2019
Duration 2 years
Price 3,400 EUR
Tuition-waiver scholarships available

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