Russia in Wars and Social Conflicts

46.04.01In russian

Level of education Master

Type of instruction Full-time

Duration 2 years

Main academic courses
  • Military Historical Anthropology
  • The State and the Army in the 19th – 20th Centuries
  • Communicative Space of War: Propaganda and Public Attitudes
  • Mythology of Wars and Revolutions in the 20th Century
  • Terrorism and the Fight Against It in the History of Russia
  • Russian Military Emigration
  • History of the Russian Navy
  • Leningrad in the Great Patriotic War
  • History of Wars and Military Art in the 10th – 16th Centuries
  • History of Wars and Military Art in the 18th – 19th Centuries
Our advantages
  • The programme preserves the classical traditions of the St Petersburg historical school and the academic nature of teaching. The curriculum combines successfully the traditions of classical historical education with modern approaches and tasks of historical science. Students acquire an in-depth theoretical knowledge in history and social and human sciences.
  • An interdisciplinary approach is ensured by the fact that leading Russian and foreign scholars specialising in various fields of knowledge are involved in the training process.
  • The academic programme is designed to train specialists who are able to: identify the causes and prerequisites of military and social conflicts; analyse the political, economic and social factors of their origin; and carry out a predictive valuation of the development of society in the context of social differences.
  • After the training, graduates will be able to carry out research, educational, organisational and managerial, social and political, and expert activities.
International relations
  • New Bulgarian University (Bulgary)
  • The University of Bergen (Norway)
  • The University of Wrocław (Poland)
Main areas of research
  • The military history of Russia / the USSR
  • History of the Russian revolution
  • History of the communicative space of wars
  • History of everyday life
  • History of political parties and movements
  • History of the Russian orthodox church
  • History of government agencies
Career opportunities
  • Educator in the field of preschool, primary general, compulsory, and secondary general education
  • Educator in cultural and educational centres
  • Specialist in historical, cultural and experiential tourism
  • Guide
  • Museum worker
  • Archive and library worker
  • A specialist in organisational and document support for corporate management
  • Media worker