The program is aimed at studying the Asia-Pacific region both comprehensively and as divided into individual countries (China and India). The program forms comprehensive knowledge about the history, features of socio-economic and cultural development, political and legal system of the Asia-Pacific countries in a comparative context. Students master the skills of intercultural communication, forecasting and modeling processes taking place in Asia, acquire intercultural communication skills necessary for the development of Russian interaction with the countries of the Asian region, and master two foreign languages (choosing from Chinese, English, Hindi).
Types of occupation: expert analysis; academic.
Key disciplines of the program: “International comprehensive area studies”, “Regional aspects of international relations”, “International political analysis of regional and global processes”, “Theory and practice of intercultural communication”, as well as history, culture, economy, political and legal system of the above-mentioned countries, the role of the region in modern world politics and international economic processes.
Areas of occupation: graduates can continue to engage in research of international relations and global integrated area studies, as well as implement the skills they acquired in state agencies in the field of organizational, communication, analytical and translation activities to ensure diplomatic and cultural contacts of the Russian Federation with Asian countries; work in expert and analytical centers and international organizations of various profiles, implementing projects and programs for interaction with the Asia-Pacific Region; engage in international journalism.