The program is characterized by a consistent practice-oriented approach. The curriculum is based on a balanced combination of fundamental theoretical knowledge and practical skills, as well as on diffusion of humanities, social and natural sciences. Significant attention is paid to the close connection between the academic processes in Russia and the academic thought abroad, which allows the graduates to successfully participate in researching Russian history and professionally uphold national interests in world historiography.
Types of occupation: research; education; expert analysis.
Key disciplines of the program: Interdisciplinary approaches in modern historical science, Contemporary historical research, Historical research in the digital era: information resources, technologies, methods, Archives in Russia and abroad: history and modernity, Auxiliary and historical disciplines: history and modern times, Database technology in historical research, Source studies and historiography of world history: comparative aspect, Historical and cultural geography, Institutional history: methodology and research practices, Visual and audiovisual sources on the history of Russia and foreign countries: principles, methods and technologies of research, Modern foreign historiography of the history of Russia.
Areas of occupation: educational organizations of all types, research institutions, archives, museums, cultural institutions, analytical centers, organizations dealing with information and analysis, the media, state and local government sector, tourism.