The European University at Saint Petersburg Russian: Европейский университет в Санкт-Петербурге), sometimes referred to as EUSP, is a non-state graduate university located in Saint Petersburg, Russia. It was founded in 1994. Today the University is widely recognised as one of the leading academic institutions in humanities and social sciences in Russia.
The main language of instruction at the University is Russian. However, the Department of Political Science and Sociology (ranked top 3 in Eastern Europe and the best in Russia in 2002 in 1998 launched a unique programme in Russian and Eurasian studies IMARES for graduates of Western universities, which is delivered in English. It attracts students from all over Europe and North America. Recently a similar program though more concentrated on Russian cultural history and arts or MARCA has been successfully started. The third MA program with English training, Energy Politics in Eurasia or ENERPO, started in Fall 2012. In addition the University offers a number of smaller international programmes with instruction in English, ranging from a “semester abroad” curriculum, summer schools to Russian language courses.
European University at Saint Petersburg offers programs in English:
Undergraduate Study Semester in Russia – 1 semester and up to 5 courses in Russian politics, economy, society, arts and history
IMARES – 1-year MA degree program in Russian and Eurasian studies
IMARES PLUS – 2-year MA degree program in Russian and Eurasian studies with options in Russian culture, mandatory Russian (or English) language courses, and a workshop series
ENERPO – 1-year MA degree program in Energy Politics in Eurasia
ENERPO PLUS – 2-year MA degree program in Energy Politics in Eurasia with practical experience and mandatory Russian (or English) language courses
MARCA – 1-year MA degree program in Russian cultural history and arts (from September 2016, MARCA was combined with IMARES)
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