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Sociology programs provide an in-depth look at the functions and organization of society. Topics such as class, crime, race and gender, and culture are usually studied during a sociology program. Courses in economics, history, and philosophy may also be required.
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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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The programme ‘International Sociology’ is taught in English. It targets students interested in processes and changes taking place in modern Western and Eastern societies. [+]
AREAS OF SPECIALIZATIONGlobal Sociology: Comparative Prospects European Societies
BENEFITS OF THE PROGRAMMEThe programme ‘International Sociology’ is taught in English. It targets students interested in processes and changes taking place in modern Western and Eastern societies. The area of specialisation ‘Global Sociology: Comparative Prospects’ is the outcome of creative collaboration of SPbU sociologists with European and South Korean universities and academic foundations. The programme aims to train well-rounded specialists with a set of skills allowing them to perform comparative sociological analysis of modern social, political, economic and ethno-cultural processes and phenomena typical for Western and Eastern societies in view of globalisation. Students who have chosen ‘Global Sociology: Comparative Prospects’ as an area of specialisation have an opportunity to participate in joint scientific events held by the SPbU, Hankuk University of Foreign Studies (Republic of Korea). The area of specialisation ‘European Societies’ is the outcome of collaboration between SPbU and Bielefeld University (Germany) with the support of German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) and the SPbU Centre for German and European Studies. This interdisciplinary programme targets students with keen interest in modern development trends of European countries, including the Europeanisation of politics, transformation of European market system, changes in social patterns, and European cultural differentiation. A number of courses of the profile ‘European Societies’ are taught by leading international experts from top-ranking universities and research centres of Germany and other European countries. Master students join summer and winter schools organised by German sociological institutions. They have research practice in major European... [-]