Level of education: Bachelor programmes

Type of instruction: Full-time

Duration: 4 years

Language of instruction: English and Russian


  • Major Issues in the Social and Political Development of Afghanistan in the 18th – Early 20th Centuries
  • Afghanistan in the 20th Century
  • Arabic
  • Persian Literature
  • Sovereignty Concept and Governance Structure in Islamic Iran in the Late 16th – Early 17th Centuries
  • History of Iran and Afghanistan: Historiography and Sources
  • Afghanistan and International Relations
  • Ethnography and Culture of Iran and Afghanistan
  • Geography of Iran and Afghanistan
  • Social, Political and Economic Systems of Iran and Afghanistan
  • Major Issues in the History of Western Civilisation (Modern and Contemporary Periods)
  • History of Iran and Afghanistan

Our advantages

  • Experienced academic staff
  • Development of language competences stimulated by a bilingual learning environment (the programme is taught in Russian and English)
  • Practical training and internships at the leading research institutions of St Petersburg, such as the Oriental Manuscripts Institute and the Museum of the History of Religion
  • Networking with potential employers during regular career days, workshops and trainings organised by companies

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