Latin American studies

Latin American studies

The program is offered at the Knorozov Mesoamerican Center jointly with the Faculty of International Relations and Foreign Area Studies of the Institute of History and Archives of RSUH.

The program is designed for people with a B.A. degree in humanities, social and cultural sciences, as well as for specialists in history, international relations, foreign area studies, political science, economics, law, linguistics, culturology.

Latin America is one of the most distinctive and dynamically developing regions of the world, and the study of the Latin American space, both in its historical aspect and in the context of contemporary issues, is becoming increasingly relevant. The content of the program allows the students to shape their education in accordance with individual interests, which makes the training process more flexible, and expand the scope of their professional activities. The program includes a block of courses providing for an extensive language training (Spanish), including academic and professional Spanish.

Due to the contacts with the Embassy of Mexico, students have the opportunity to participate in the internship program offered by the Agency for International Cooperation of Mexico.

Types of occupation: expert-analysis, research.

Key disciplines of the program:

  • Academic Spanish
  • Theory of anthroposystems
  • Latin American history
  • Historiography and source studies of Latin America
  • Russia and Latin America: history and modern timesv
  • History of Mesoamerica
  • History of Andean civilization
  • History of academic diplomacy
  • Public history in Latin America
  • Ethnic processes in Latin America
  • History of Russian Latin American studies
  • Modern political processes in Latin America
  • Latin American international organizations
  • Latin American culture
  • Current trends in Latin American historiography (in Spanish)

Areas of occupation: state, public and private organizations, political parties, research institutes and foundations, expert and analytical centers, government bodies, organizations engaged in educational activities, media, cultural institutions, non-profit and commercial organizations related to cultural policy.