Russia and Europe: linguistic and cultural interaction
Russia and Europe: linguistic and cultural interaction

Russia and Europe: linguistic and cultural interaction

The program is designed for international students who are not in sufficient command of the Russian language and want to study in Russia. It is also oriented toward the education of Russian students who are interested in receiving MA RUB, LFUI and UNIMI diplomas, as well as MA diploma in cultural studies of RGGU, and are ready to study in foreign languages.

View more on Description

Summary of the curriculum:

Compulsory modules: Methodology of Cultural Studies, Visual Studies, Russian Culture; 

Variable modules (depending on primary areas of students’ research interests): Russian as Foreign Language, Fashion, Media, Cinema, Management of Cultural Projects.

Languages of the program: English + Russian.

Length of education: 2 years full-time or 2,5 years part-time

For double (Ruhr-Universität, Bochum, Germany; Leopold und Franz Universitat, Innsbruck, Österreich; State University (UNIMI), Milan, Italy) degree MA diplomas the German (can be studied at HSEC) or the Italian languages are also necessary.

View more about the double degree options on Double diplomas

Entry requirements and tuition fees (view more...)

Who can apply: 4-years bachelors (240 credit points ECTS) or 3-years bachelors (180 credit points ECTS) if the degree was given by one of the top-300 universities

Entrance examination: For the admission on a fee-paying basis, you have to submit on time a set of documents in accordance with requirements and pass a free-form interview in the Russian or/and the English languages.

The another option of the admission is a quota of the Ministry of Higher Education of the Russian Federation for international students (

For the admission on a state-funded basis, you are required to have a citizenship of one of the countries of the Customs Union and you have to pass an exam on “History and Theory of Culture” on a competitive basis.

Tuition Fees: approx. 1300 dollars or 1060 euros per year (part-time studies).


Please, if you or anyone you know might be interested in opportunity to join the program this year, do not hesitate to contact us as soon as possible.

The study on the interaction between the Russian culture and the cultures of the other countries often starts with getting acquainted with the Russian bureaucracy. We will try to render you all possible assistance in your intention to enroll at RGGU and help you to go through the processes of submitting documents, preparing for the exam and facing any troubles. 

E-Mail:  facebook (in English)

Phones: +7 (495) 250-61-29, +7(916) 843-0646 (Russian/English), +7 (963) 694-42-93 (Russian/German/English)