Master's Degree in Russian studies in St. Petersburg in Russia

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Russian studies

A masters is earned after students complete an undergraduate degree program. To obtain a masters, you usually need to complete 12 to 18 college courses that often involve completing comprehensive tests and/or a thesis.

Graduates of a master's degree in Russian Studies will hold a wide-spread knowledge of one of the following: literature and culture, politics, international relations, the Russian language and several others to choose from.

Russia or, also officially known as the Russian Federation, is a country in northern Eurasia. Education in Russia is provided predominantly by the state and is regulated by the Ministry of Education and Science. In Russia, it takes about 70 % of training time for the contact lessons with a teacher, the rest 30 % of the workload are devoted to the independent study of the material.

St. Petersburg city is located along the Neva River. It has a population of over 5 million residents. The city has 716 public schools and 80 vocational schools.

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MA in Russian and Eurasian Studies (IMARES Plus)

European University at St. Petersburg
Campus Full time 2 years September 2018 Russia St. Petersburg

International Master's degree program in Russian and Eurasian Studies is the oldest of the international MA programs in the English language currently offered by the European University at Saint Petersburg since 1998. Like its core subject of study - the post-Soviet space - the Program has changed and developed over the past 18 years and is now available as a two-year Master's degree state accredited program. The IMARES PLUS program not only examines the past but also interprets the most up to date events unfolding in this fascinating region. By combining analyses of past and present, our students gain a deep understanding of the political, economic, social, and cultural dynamics of the post-Soviet space. [+]

Introducing IMARES PLUS

International Master's degree program in Russian and Eurasian Studies is the oldest of the international MA programs in the English language currently offered by the European University at Saint Petersburg since 1998. Like its core subject of study - the post-Soviet space - the Program has changed and developed over the past 18 years and is now available as a two-year Master's degree state accredited program. The IMARES PLUS program not only examines the past but also interprets the most up to date events unfolding in this fascinating region. By combining analyses of past and present, our students gain a deep understanding of the political, economic, social, and cultural dynamics of the post-Soviet space.... [-]


International MA in Russian and Eurasian Studies (IMARES)

European University at St. Petersburg
Campus Full time 1 - 1 year February 2019 Russia St. Petersburg

IMARES is the oldest of the international MA programs currently offered by the European University at Saint Petersburg and has been available to students since 1998. Like its core subject of study - the post-Soviet space - IMARES has changed and developed over the past 18 years. The program not only examines the past but also interprets the most up to date events unfolding in this fascinating region. By combining analyses of past and present, our students gain a deep understanding of the political, economic, social, and cultural dynamics of the post-Soviet space. [+]

Introducing IMARES

IMARES is the oldest of the international MA programs currently offered by the European University at Saint Petersburg and has been available to students since 1998. Like its core subject of study - the post-Soviet space - IMARES has changed and developed over the past 18 years. The program not only examines the past but also interprets the most up to date events unfolding in this fascinating region. By combining analyses of past and present, our students gain a deep understanding of the political, economic, social, and cultural dynamics of the post-Soviet space.

Why Study Eurasia?

In its various forms (the Russian Empire, the Soviet Union, and the post-Soviet space), Eurasia has been the scene of some of the world’s most spectacular dramas during the last three centuries, including the rise and fall of empires and the successes and stagnations of strikingly different political and economic systems. It has followed a path from one of the world’s largest empires to the birth of nation-states. It has been the battleground for the Napoleonic War, Civil War, and the horrors of two World Wars. During a turbulent history, the people of Eurasia experienced the contrasting forces of the autocratic monarchy, socialism and fragile democracy, atheism and religious fundamentalism, and multiculturalism and ethnic conflict. Russia, Central Asia, the South Caucasus and Russia’s western neighbors have been testing the ground for political and economic theories, which left legacies that are still felt today. IMARES enables students to learn about the geopolitical space,... [-]


MSc in Region Studies: Russian Federation

Peter the Great St. Petersburg Polytechnic University
Campus Full time 2 years October 2018 Russia St. Petersburg

With the Master's Degree Program 'Regional Studies: Russian Federation' you will gain more profound and comprehensive knowledge about Russia. The course deals with problems of regional development and gives insights into cultural, historical, demographic and economic issues of the Russian Federation. [+]

With the Master's Degree Program 'Regional Studies: Russian Federation' you will gain more profound and comprehensive knowledge about Russia.

The course deals with problems of regional development and gives insights into cultural, historical, demographic and economic issues of the Russian Federation.

The major objective of the program is to build-up knowledge, skills and abilities making it possible to perform a comprehensive analysis related to regions in the Russian Federation.

Program profile. Major areas of expertise: History of Russia Economy of the Russian Federation Demographic Issues Culture of Russia Russian Language Key Points The course is primarily delivered in English; Regular participation in seminars, conferences, and forums; In-depth knowledge delivered by highly-expertize professors; International relevant contacts for successful career in international governmental and non-governmental organizations; Cross-cultural studies and other extracurricular activities at the University; Scholarships to study abroad in English in one of the European partner universities (a semester or a summer school) Training and activities regarding issues of public authorities engaged with domestic and foreign policies, various scientific, educational, informational and cultural exchanges, trade and economic cooperation, bilateral and multilateral communication links. ... [-]

Master in Russian Culture

Saint Petersburg University
Campus Full time 2 years September 2018 Russia St. Petersburg

The SPbU educational programme ‘Russian Culture’ is one-of-a-kind in Russia The programme is designed for students of different entry levels of Russian. The course of study allows developing proficiency in Russian as a foreign language [+]

BENEFITS OF THE PROGRAMME

The SPbU educational programme ‘Russian Culture’ is one-of-a-kind in Russia The programme is designed for students of different entry levels of Russian. The course of study allows to develop proficiency in Russian as a foreign language Teaching is conducted in Russian and English The study plan incorporates advanced courses in the history of Russia’s regions, former CIS countries and Baltic states in the context of world history The acquired competences will help students form an objective view of the place of Russia in the global cultural and historical process and give an unbiased assessment of its role in the formation of civilisational and geopolitical aspects of the world history and politics Graduates acquire skills of practical and research activity in the field of history, culture, political and social structure of Russia and its regions Research in historical, political and cultural issues under the supervision of leading Russian scientists ... [-]