Historical and Cultural Tour Guidance

46.04.01In russian

Level of education Master

Type of instruction Full-time

Duration 2 years

Main academic courses
  • History of St Petersburg in the 19th Century
  • History of St Petersburg in the 18th Century
  • Architectural Styles of St Petersburg and Suburbs
  • History of Russian Regions
  • Multinational St Petersburg: Past and Present
  • Fundamentals of Sightseeing Business
  • Guided Tours in Metropolitan Cities
  • Fiction in Guided Tour Activities
  • Guided Tours in the Leningrad Region
Our advantages
  • The master’s programme ‘Historical and Cultural Tour Guidance’ makes it possible for students to comprehensively study the historical, political, social, economic, cultural, architectural, ethnic, religious, scientific, and industrial features of the development of the regions of the Russian Federation in general and St Petersburg and the Leningrad Region in particular.
  • This master’s programme is designed to train highly qualified specialists who are able to carry out excursion, tourism, museum, library and archival activities.
  • The academic programme has been designed taking into account professional standards and the views of employers on the correlation of graduates’ competencies and job functions in their professional activities.
International relations
  • New Bulgarian University (Bulgary)
  • The University of Bergen (Norway)
  • The University of Wrocław (Poland)
Main areas of research
  • History of St Petersburg and the Leningrad Region
  • History of the documentary heritage of St Petersburg
  • Analysis of the sightseeing business
  • Analysis of cultural and sightseeing resources of St Petersburg
  • History of museum work in Russia
  • History of the sightseeing business in Russia
  • Current issues in urban studies
  • Analysis of everyday life
  • Historical memory