Eastern European studies

Eastern European studies

The program’s prerequisite is a B.A. in the field of humanities, social and cultural sciences, or a Specialist degree in the field of history, international relations, foreign area studies, political science, economics, law, linguistics and culturology.

The program is international and has been offered at RSUH since 2006 jointly with the University of Konstanz.

The program is aimed at the formation of comprehensive knowledge on the issues of social, political, economic and cultural development of the countries of Eastern Europe and Russia. Amid the integration of the world community, as well as pan-European integration, this program acts as an innovative project for bringing educational programs in humanities closer together, and also as a project for implementing a series of regulatory documents on Russia's joining the Bologna process.

The content of the program is aimed at training specialists with integrated academic knowledge of a general theoretical and specific applied nature, providing prospects for further specialization of students, this being an additional factor in the competitiveness of graduates in the domestic and European labor market.

Types of occupation: expert analysis, research.

Key disciplines of the program:

  • Research methodology;
  • Foreign language for professions;
  • Methodology and organization of research;
  • Cultural representations in the countries of Central and South- Eastern Europe in contemporary times;
  • Economics of Eastern Europe;
  • Social and national revolutions in the 20th century in Eastern Europe;
  • History of Eastern European public relations and culture;
  • Social Development of Eastern Europe;
  • European integration and Eastern European countries;
  • International and Transitional History;
  • Foreign policy of Eastern Europe;
  • Introduction to Eastern European history;
  • Slavic media studies and cultural studies.

Areas of occupation: state, public and private organizations, political parties, research institutes and foundations, expert and analytical centers, government bodies, educational organizations, media and PR, non-profit and commercial organizations related to cultural policy, European and international institutions, schools, universities, in the field of continuing education, politics and management.