Level of education: Master programme

Type of instruction: Full-time

Duration: 2 years

Language of instruction: English/Russian


Main academic courses

  • China and Europe: Issues in Economic, Political and Sociocultural Interaction
  • Economic Development of Modern China
  • Methodology of Studying Contemporary China
  • Foreign Policy of China
  • Environmental Situation and Environmental Policy in the PRC
  • Political Development of Contemporary China
  • China in the System of International Law
  • Legislation and Legal Development of Contemporary China
  • Foreign Trade and Investment in Contemporary China
  • Culture of China at the Turn of the 21st Century
  • Development of the Chinese Diaspora in the Modern World
  • Chinese
  • Social Development Issues in Contemporary China

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


The graduates can work at:

  • governmental agencies, ministries and departments
  • Russian foreign policy and foreign economic organisations
  • regional and international organisations
  • expert institutions dealing with the analysis of the political and economic situation in the Far East and in the PRC
  • research and education institutions
  • mass media organisations

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