Level of education: Master programme

Type of instruction: Full-time

Duration: 2 years

Language of instruction: Russian


Main academic courses

  • German Philosophy of Culture
  • History and Source Study of Pre-Kant’s German Philosophy
  • Leibnitz and His Followers
  • German Enlightenment
  • Classical German Philosophy
  • Hermeneutics: From Schleiermacher to Hadamer
  • History of German Philosophy from Schopenhauer to Habermas
  • Marx, Marxism and Social-Democracy
  • Nietzsche and Nietzscheanism
  • German Sociology at the End of the 19th to the Beginning of the 20th Century
  • The Frankfurt School
  • Phenomenology: From Brentano to Husserl
  • Heidegger and Heideggerianism
  • Psychoanalysis and Philosophy
  • Russian-German Literature Interdependencies: Philosophical Aspect
  • History of German Mysticism
  • Current Issues in Philosophy
  • Theory and Practice of Argumentation
  • Source Study of the French Philosophy of the Classical Period
  • National Philosophical Tradition in France: Style and Character
  • Cultural Dominants of France: Relations of Philosophy and Art in the French National Tradition
  • 17th Century Rationalism and the Empiricism: Emergence of a New Science
  • The Enlightenment Project: Politics, Education, Science
  • Socio-Political Thought in 19th Century France
  • Philosophical Historiography in France
  • Positivism in France
  • French Philosophy and Literature
  • Anti-scientism in French Philosophy (Bergsonism, Existentialism, Personalism)
  • Phenomenology in France
  • Philosophical Anthropology in France
  • Recent Trends in French Philosophy: Structuralism and Poststructuralism


Training comprises educational, teaching and research practice at the University.

Graduates have the possibility of employment and a successful career in many areas of practical activity including: politics; business; teaching; in the sphere of cultural communications; and in publishing.

Organisations where our graduates work

  • Educational institutions of secondary vocational education (schools, lyceums, colleges, gymnasiums) and higher professional education
  • Academic and research institutions that are involved in decisions concerning philosophical problems
  • Cultural institutions such as museums and libraries
  • Mass media
  • Public authorities, municipal governing authorities, public organisations, and economic entities.


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