Baltic and Nordic Studies

41.04.05In english and russian

Level of education Master

Type of instruction Full-time

Duration 2 years

Main academic courses
  • Social and economic development of the countries and regions of the Baltic Sea
  • Foreign Policies of Baltic and Nordic Countries
  • History of International Relations in the Baltic Region
  • Special Forms of International Relations in Baltic Region
  • Russian Policy in the "New North" Region
Our advantages
  • In Russia, it is the only master's ‘double-degree’ programme in international relations that is taught in English and Russian.
  • Graduates of the programme must meet all the requirements and successfully defend their final graduation projects in English. They will receive two diplomas of master's degree in international relations: diploma of St Petersburg University and diploma of the University of Tampere (Finland).
International relations
  • The University of Tampere (Finland)
Main areas of research
  • International policies in the Baltic Sea region
  • International economic relations in the Baltic Sea region
  • Foreign policies of Baltic and Nordic countries
  • Domestic policies of Baltic and Nordic countries
  • The policy of the Russian Federation regarding the Baltic and Nordic countries
  • External relations of regions and local governments of the Baltic countries
  • International policies in the Arctic and the New North region
  • The Northern Dimension Policy of the European Union, Russia, Norway and Iceland
  • Russian minorities in the Baltic and Nordic countries
Career opportunities
  • Diplomatic official
  • Public officer
  • Local government officer
  • Political expert
  • Historian
  • Expert on foreign economic activity
  • Lobbyist
  • Logistics expert
  • Project manager
  • Lecturer