View all Masters Programs in Area studies in Russia 2019
A master's degree is a postgraduate academic degree. One must already have an undergraduate degree to apply for a master's program. Most master's degree program would require students to complete a master's thesis or research paper.
Area studies have become more and more common in the academic world since the 1940s. These research fields are intended to assist students with increasing their knowledge and understanding of a variety of diverse populations and regions or countries.
Top Master Programs in Area studies in Russia 2019
The purpose of the master's program: preparation of highly qualified specialists in the field of linguistics and intercultural communication (with a focus on the Barents
The master's program - theory of teaching foreign languages and intercultural communication in the BEAR Place of study: Institute of Philology and Intercultural Communication (IFiMK), Northern (Arctic) Federal University named after MV Lomonosov, Arkhangelsk, Russia Education: Master The purpose of the master's program: preparation of highly qualified specialists in the field of linguistics and intercultural communication (with a focus on countries of the Barents Euro-Arctic Council), who are able to practice the system of scientific knowledge in linguistics, methodology of teaching foreign languages and intercultural communication with skills Research search ready for research and teaching at all levels of the education system, including higher education, post-graduate and continuing professional education. Features:...
The period of study specified by the Federal State Educational Standards of Higher Education is 2 years. The study load of the bachelor’s programme specified by the Feder
The period of study specified by the Federal State Educational Standards of Higher Education is 2 years.
The study load of the bachelor’s programme specified by the Federal State Educational Standards of Higher Education is 120 ECTS points.
The programme is meant:
to form the basic professional knowledge, creative and personal qualities of a graduate through a comprehensive study of the geographical environment in space and time and methods of its research;
to study the conceptual features of the geographical location of the Baltic region;
to develop the abilities to resolve integrated regional problems in the field of land use management at different levels;
Foreign Regional Studies is a prestigious, prospective direction in training qualified specialists having in-depth knowledge of foreign countries and regions. Training a
Master in European Studies: Arctic FocusLanguage: EnglishForeign Regional Studies is a prestigious, prospective direction in training qualified specialists having in-depth knowledge of foreign countries and regions. Training a specialist in the field of foreign regional studies provides for the comprehensive study of European countries, international relations, organizations, associations, development outlooks for the world and regional policy, world and national security.
1 year - autumn
History and Methodology of Foreign Complex Regional Studies
Foreign Language (English, German)
Political Systems of the European Region
Countries in the System of International Relations
The program for the Master of Arts Degree in Regional Studies at the Institute of Foreign Languages of the Peoples’ Friendship University of Russia is unique in its conte
Master in Regional Studies (European Studies)
Period of studies: 2 years
ECTS credits: 120
The program for the Master of Arts Degree in Regional Studies at the Institute of Foreign Languages of the Peoples’ Friendship University of Russia is unique in its content and structure. It makes a significant element in the studies of international relations.
The program is specially designed to help the students gain a greater understanding of how the global system works. It forms the basis for the student to customize the degree by branching out into a specific region of his or her choice to study its geography, history, political developments, diplomacy, economy and so forth....
The CLE Master Course seeks to provide a high-quality preparation reflecting the multicultural aspects of Europe. The CLE Master Course is a two-year full-time academic p
The CLE Master Course seeks to provide a high-quality preparation reflecting the multicultural aspects of Europe. The CLE Master Course is a two-year full-time academic program (120 ECTS) and is taken in 2 or 3 out of 8 prestigious EU and NON-EU universities that participate in the Consortium.
The Home University is the university where you start the programme and complete the first year of study, while the Mobility University is the university where you complete the compulsory mobility semesters in the second year of study.
When applying to the ERASMUS MUNDUS CLE, you can choose a combination of two or three of the eight universities (please see “Mobility combinations” and the "Admission criteria" on the CLE website)....
Globalization has created a need for highly skilled professionals capable of working in a global environment. This Master’s programme explores state-society relations and
Globalization has created a need for highly skilled professionals capable of working in a global environment. This Master’s programme explores state-society relations and economic development in modern Asia, predominantly South Asia and the Middle East, through comparative and international political economy, economic development theory, and comparative anthropological sociology. Its approach is grounded in the context of retrospective genesis methodology of Asian Studies.
The programme provides students with a range of skills required to understand the processes that are taking place in contemporary Asia. The programme is distinguished by its inter-disciplinary approach, which enables students to supplement area studies with courses on international trade, investment, and business, thus providing them with necessary tools to analyze economic, political and cultural issues relevant to Asian countries. A number of courses will focus specifically on relations between the Russian Federation and countries in the region. The programme's academic content is complemented by research projects and opportunities for language training....
The HSE University - St. Petersburg Master's Programme in "Comparative Politics of Eurasia" responds to the growing strategic importance of the wider Eurasian region, inc
The HSE University - St. Petersburg Master's Programme in "Comparative Politics of Eurasia" responds to the growing strategic importance of the wider Eurasian region, including the former Soviet Union and the countries of East Asia, as well as the associated need for both national and international expertise in the comparative politics of this vital region. The programme provides for a discipline-based professional training in Comparative Politics complemented with an advanced, specialist understanding of the unique and challenging political and social environment of the Eurasian region.
The programme curriculum is developed around a core conceptual training in comparative political science and a comprehensive empirical training in contemporary methods of social science research. Alongside this core, the programme offers an exciting range of elective courses in two broad groups. The first group, augmenting the core training in comparative political science covers politics and society in contemporary Russia; the social and political transformations of Central Asia, China and Vietnam; and the political economy of post-communist development. A second, the more multi-disciplinary grouping of courses includes those that cover: the international relations of Russia, Central Asia, China and Vietnam; Russia’s energy policies and dilemmas; and Russia’s geopolitical standing in the context of the wider Arctic region....
The MA programme has the distinction of being the only one given in English for Asian Studies in Russia, using written materials in the languages of the area as the basic
The MA programme has the distinction of being the only one given in English for Asian Studies in Russia, using written materials in the languages of the area as the basic research resource.
What are the benefits of the programme?
As will be seen, the programme is transparently formulated to allow our students to enhance their career prospects internationally in academics, diplomacy, non-governmental and governmental corporations. Our partners – with either formal contracts allowing credit exchange or informal relationships developed over the decades – receive our students with great anticipation, knowing our reputation and glad to have such dedicated academics contributing to international research....
Extensive experience in teaching African languages combined with a comprehensive set of courses relevant for African studies.
Best Masters in Area studies in Russia 2019. Level of education: Master program
Type of instruction: Full-time
Duration: 2 years
Language of instruction: English
Benefits of the program
Extensive experience in teaching African languages combined with a comprehensive set of courses relevant to African studies.
Students have access to unique electronic resources in Russian and foreign languages as well as to a dedicated collection of the M. Gorky Scientific Library of St Petersburg University. The Library holds over 300 copies of fiction, science and education books in all the languages of the program. It boasts a collection of ancient manuscripts and block books common in Oriental cultures as well as rare and antiquarian books and lithographs.
Complex approach to African Studies
Introduction to African Studies
Historical and typological linguistics of African languages
African languages and general linguistics
African folklore and oral tradition
Ethnopsychology of African peoples
Areal linguistics and dialectology of African languages
African geography and modern political situation
African literature in European languages
Literature in African languages
Sketch of African history
Religions of Africa
Amharic, Bambara, Hausa, Swahili
Students acquire skills in working with academic and reference literature as well as its analysis
Expert evaluation and analysis of problems related to Africa
Knowledge of the ethnolinguistic situation in the region and the ability to understand the multicultural environment