Contemporary China: Economics, Politics, Society (with Chinese language tuition)

58.04.01In russian

Level of education Master

Type of instruction Full-time

Duration 2 years

Main academic courses
  • Methodology of Studying Contemporary China
  • Foreign Policy of China
  • Political Development of Contemporary China
  • Legislation and Legal Development of Contemporary China / Economic Modernisation in East Asia
  • Chinese
  • Concepts of Modern Asian and African Studies
  • Internship. Research Work
  • Theory, History and Methodology of Political Science
  • English for Professional Communication / Russian as a Foreign Language
  • Information Resources and Databases in Chinese Studies
  • Development of Chinese Diaspora in Today’s World / Economic Development of Modern China
  • Modern Concepts of China’s Contemporary History and Historiography
  • Russia–China Relations
Our advantages

The master's programme ‘Contemporary China: Economics, Politics, Society (with Chinese language tuition)’ is aimed at developing in students a holistic understanding of political, economic, social, cultural, civilisational, ethno-confessional, linguistic and other features of modern China. Students also study in depth Chinese

International relations
  • Renmin University of China (Beijing)
  • Harbin Institute of Technology
  • Freie Universität Berlin
  • Ruprecht-Karls-Universität Heidelberg
  • The University of Helsinki
Main areas of research
  • Economics, political development, history, culture, religion, population, language of China
  • The sphere of interaction with China
  • Russian, regional and international organisations interacting with China
Career opportunities

The graduates can work at:

  • The Institute of Oriental Manuscripts of the Russian Academy of Sciences
  • The Institute for Linguistic Studies of the Russian Academy of Sciences
  • The National Library of Russia
  • The Library of the Russian Academy of Sciences