Master's Degree in Russian Studies

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Program Description

The Master’s Degree Program in Russian Studies goes over a wide swath of Russian history, politics, culture, language and society, both past and present. An intensive study of the Russian language accompanies the close study of issues with integration, modernity and identity in the broad context of Post-Soviet Eurasia. This academic background will prepare graduates for success in fields of tourism, business, diplomatic agencies, cultural institutions, media and centers for social issues and outreach.

We provide academic flexibility so that you can enroll for a semester or a year. Take the courses that you are interested in and we will present you with a 30 ECTS certificate that can be used as transferred credit at your university in Russian Language and Studies.

Identity: Defining Russia’s cultural and historical identity

This course foundation is an overview of the wide range of features that comprise Russian identity. Courses in this segment cover cultural and historical heritage while also exploring the multitude of present-day Russian identities.

Course examples:

Historical Anthropology of Russia
Russian and Soviet Cinema
Russian Political Thought
Tradition and Memory in Post-Soviet Countries

Modernity: Russia’s role in the globalized and shifting world

This course foundation explores a critical approach to past experiences. Classes in this segment deal with developmental problems and shifts in the political and social spheres of modern Russia both domestically and from a globally comparative perspective.

Course examples:

The Concepts of Modernity
Art and Literature in Modern Russia
Social Features of a Post-Soviet City
Speech Practices in Modern Russian Language
Post-Soviet Economy
Integration: The Architecture of Post-Soviet Space

This segment of the degree focuses on transnationally integrating in post-Soviet Eurasia. The subjects covered include environmental issues, security, collaboration and diplomacy.

Course examples:

Social and Economic Geography
International Security and Collaboration
Cross-Cultural Communication
Russian Language

A mandatory component of this course to train graduates as a specialist in Russian Studies is a knowledge of the Russian language. This Master’s Degree Program offers three diverse teaching tutorials and courses that will hone your Russian fluency.


One of the top ranked scientific centres in Russia
Highly qualified academic staff
The program is taught in English
Competitive tuition fee with reasonable living cost
On Campus Accommodation
Friendly environment

What`s Included

Registration fee
Educational materials
Student ID cards
Access to libraries and sports facilities

Degree Course

Russian Language and Literature

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Program Locations

Yekaterinburg, Russia

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Program Details

Ural Federal University
  • Russia: Yekaterinburg
English, Russian
School Term:
Academic Year
Degree Level:
Masters Degree
The approximate fee for pursuing a Master’s program is about $3,600 per year
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