Anthropology & ethnology

Start: 1 September 2021

Degree: Bachelor

Duration: 4 years


Language: Russian

Application deadline: 20 July 2021

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The “Anthropology and ethnology” programme allows us to prepare qualified Bachelors of Anthropology who possess the complex information on the cultural and social diversity of the Siberian peoples. Such specialists are also able to apply their knowledge to analysis of the modern-day society’s problems.

Anthropologists study the human, their natural history and biological and social development, the origin of peoples and their history, traditions and customs, religious cults and practices, international relations and conflicts and much more. They organize and perform expeditions and laboratory research; they summarize and organize the results of such work.

Ethnologists create collective portraits of certain cultures and societies. They are familiar with the images of different peoples, their traditions and customs, they study their material and spiritual culture. This knowledge is applied in different fields from fashion and diet to peacekeeping and diplomacy. Our profession provides universal knowledge on the foundations of social life, and such knowledge is in-demand in business, management, politics, and even medicine and urban design.

The Anthropology Office named after N.S. Rozov (Problem Research Laboratory of Siberian History, Archaeology and Ethnography) in TSU has gathered and is enriching a unique anthropological collection of items from Siberian peoples (5.5 thousand items from the Neolithic age to this day).

Required documents (to be submitted online):


1) a passport copy;

2) a high school certificate copy (OR a registrar-issued transcript of grades for the last semester); upon arrival students must provide the admissions committee with an original document;

NOTE! documents received in a foreign country are submitted legalized in accordance with the procedure established by the legislation of the Russian Federation, or with the apostille (except when, in accordance with legislation of the Russian Federation and (or) an international treaty legalization and apostille are not required)

3) certified translation of the diploma and the passport into Russian language (can be submitted upon the arrival)

4) a completed application form (online)

5) other diplomas and certificates proving any other achievements (if available)

6) entrance exams:

                - written test in History

                - written test in the Russian language

Tuition fee per year is 174 900 rub. 


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