Russian Area Studies

Start: 1 September 2023

Degree: Bachelor

Duration: 4 years


Language: Russian

Application deadline: 15 August 2023


The bachelor program Russian Area Studies is a full-time program with a focus on Siberia as a vital region both in Russia and in the world. 


The program consists of three primary modules.


Module 1. Russian Language and Sociocultural Adaptation


Master the linguistic, communicative, and analytical skills necessary for a succesful study of a particular region and the relevant disciplines.


Module 2. Russian Area Studies. Siberian Studies


The core courses of the program.


Module 3. Academic Training and Internships


Opportunities for Employment:


  • Private and public companies and joint ventures in Russia
  • Consulting agencies and think tanks
  • Organizations for international cooperation (foundations, agencies, and intergovernmental organizations)
  • Mass media
  • Business and non-profit organizations working in the fields of culture and tourism.

Required documents (to be submitted online):


1) copy of passport

2) copy of high school certificate/a registrar-issued transcript of grades for the last semester; upon arrival, students must provide the Admission Office with an original document

NOTE! documents received outside of Russia must be endorsed in accordance with the procedure established by the legislation of the Russian Federation, or with an apostille (except when endorsement is not required by the legislation of the Russian Federation and (or) an international treaty)

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

4) completed application form (

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

6) entrance exams:

                - written test in history

                - written test in Russian language proficiency

Tuition fee per year is 199,000 rub. 


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