Level of education: Master programme

Type of instruction: Full-time

Duration: 2 years

Language of instruction: Russian

Scope of research

  • Medieval Art of Western Europe
  • Renaissance Art
  • Art of the Modern Period
  • Art of the 20th Century
  • Old  Russian Art
  • Russian Art of the 18th Century
  • Russian Art of the 19th–20th Centuries

Internship and future career

The training process includes various types of practical training such as museum practice, teaching practice, fieldwork (architectural training). Fieldwork practice is held at the premises of Moscow State University. The students may participate in the architectural and archaeological practice of St Petersburg University.

The programme is aimed training art historians with advanced research skills and analytical thinking, who can apply the methodological tools of modern art history and related sciences.

The graduates can work as art critics, experts at auction houses, art communication managers, experts in gallery business, museum research fellows, guides, researchers, teachers, members of editorial staff, publishing house workers, journalists, including opinion journalists.

Companies where our graduates work

  • State Hermitage Museum
  • Russian Museum
  • "Peterhof" State Museum-Reserve
  • "Pavlovsk" State Museum-Reserve
  • "Tsarskoe Selo" State Museum-Reserve
  • Museum of the History of St Petersburg
  • Museum of the History of Religion
  • "Erarta" Museum of Modern Art
  • St Petersburg University
  • Moscow State University
  • Russian and foreign higher education institutions

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