Level of education: Aspirantura programme

Type of instruction : Full-time

Duration: 3 years

Language of instruction: Russian

Resource opportunities for research

  • The M. Gorky Scientific Library of St Petersburg University
  • Access to the university network of academic journal databases (including foreign ones) in their area of study
  • Access to world information resources: Elsevier (Science Direct platform), the Digital Dissertation Library, EBSCO, Bloomberg.com and others
  • Access to a wide range of professional electronic databases included in the St Petersburg University subscription (including academic national and foreign journals)
  • The Resource centres of the St Petersburg University Research Park

Our advantages

  • The programme is designed to train specialists in: professional assessment and scientific analysis of specific and particular features of political relations between countries and peoples; conducting research in the field of diplomacy and paradiplomacy, law, economics, culture, military affairs, foreign and domestic policies of a particular state;
  • Graduates acquire knowledge and skills in conducting research into: international relations processes; main areas of activity of subjects and objects of world politics; the methodology of international political studies; the theory of international relations and conflict studies.