taught in Russian

Level of education

Master programmes

Mode of study



two years


  • Islam and the West in the Dialogue of Cultures
  • Philosophy of Buddhism
  • Philosophy of Daoism
  • Indian Philosophical Aesthetics
  • Philosophical Ethics in India
  • Philosophy of Sufism
  • Philosophy of Yoga and Samkhya
  • Philosophy of Vedanta
  • Chinese Aesthetic Theory
  • Islamic Theology and Philosophy
  • Political Thought of Modern Islam
  • Intellectual Interaction of China and the West in the late 19th – early 20th Centuries
  • Islam and Modern Religious and Political Discourse


The programme is aimed at training competitive specialists in the field of Oriental intellectual traditions capable of comprehensive understanding of Oriental cultures, schools of philosophical thought and religions. Such experts are fully equipped with the required pedagogical skills, methodology, theory and practice of Oriental studies, argumentation and scientific dialogue.

The graduates can work:

  • at research organisations
  • at museums, galleries, exhibition rooms, libraries, foundations and other cultural institutions
  • at higher education institutions
  • in tourism
  • in mass media
  • at international organisations and diplomatic missions
  • at business structures working with Oriental partners

Intrested in this programme — set up your personal account to proceed with your application.