Regional Studies: Russian Federation

Do you want to go deeper into studies about Russia’s foreign policy? Just join this program!

With the Master's Degree Program 'Regional Studies: Russian Federation' you will gain more profound and comprehensive knowledge about current Russia’s policy.The program deals with the various aspects of contemporary Russia’s politics, with the emphasis on the key directions of Russia’s foreign policy, its goals, objectives and regional priorities such as Russia's place in Greater Eurasia, the Arctic and the world as a whole. The Program also highlights topics devoted to the specifics of the formation of Russian information policy, as well as Russia's role in international cooperation in the field of environmental protection. During the study period knowledge of the country’s political history culture is given. As a result, students get the ability to comprehend Russia’s contemporary politics.

Key Points

  • the course is primarily delivered in English;
  • regular participation in seminars, conferences and forums;
  • in-depth knowledge delivered by highly-expertised  Russian 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)
  • trainings 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.
Region Studies: Russian Federation
Region Studies: Russian Federation
About the program

Admission procedure

You are kindly required to fill in an on-line application. International applicants may find additional information concerning admission at SPbPU web-site.  

Program Partners

Additional Benefits

- Staying in the most beautiful city of Russia - Saint-Petersburg - will reward you with unforgettable experience!

- The only master's program in English dedicated to the study of the Russian Federation, with an emphasis on the study of the foreign policy of modern Russia.

- The program is being implemented in one of the leading Russian universities - Peter the Great St. Petersburg Polytechnic University.

- Studying on the Program provides opportunities for joint work with leading Russian experts on Russian foreign policy and international relations.

Learn more about MSc Degree Region Studies: Russian Federation

Contact details

Peter the Great St. Petersburg Polytechnic University