Level of education: Bachelor programmes

Type of instruction: Full-time

Duration: 4 years

Language of instruction: English and Russian

Main academic courses


  • Amharic
  • Geography of Africa
  • Ethnography and Culture of Africa
  • History of Africa
  • Ge’ez
  • African Oral Tradition
  • Arabic
  • Social Anthropology of Africa
  • African Literature
  • Historical Grammar of Amharic and Theoretical Aspects of Amharic Grammar
  • African Languages and General Linguistics
  • Political Anthropology of Africa
  • History of Ethiopia
  • African Art
  • Social, Political, and Economic Systems of African Countries


Our advantages


  • Experienced academic staff which includes native speakers of the languages studied
  • Development of language skills stimulated by the bilingual learning environment (course instruction languages are Russian and English)
  • Opportunity to take a semester abroad at one of the partner universities of St Petersburg University
  • Curricular practical training at one of St Petersburg’s leading academic institutions, such as the Museum of History of Religion and the Institute of Oriental Manuscripts
  • Interaction with potential employers at regular career fairs, seminars and workshops with company representatives.

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