Curriculum

TOTAL DEGREE REQUIREMENTS
240 credits (over 4 years, 30 credits per semester)

CORE SUBJECTS: 200+ credits over 4 years
International Relations and Political Science: 39 credits
Governance and Management: 21 credits
Social Sciences and Humanities: 14 credits
Law: 16 credits
Economics: 19 credits
Foreign Language: 92 credits (*)

ELECTIVE COURSES: 12 credits

RESEARCH: 16 credits (including undergraduate thesis preparation)

INTERNSHIP: 5 credits
(*) Language Training includes two foreign languages:

  1. For non-Russian-speaking students: a) Russian, b) French, German or Spanish (availability depends on the year of application); Major in Russian
  2. For students with a good command of the Russian language: a) Advanced English as a Foreign Language and language of instruction; b) French or Spanish (availability depends on the year of application). Major in a language other than English or Russian.

ASSESSMENT
Final University Examination (Finals) taken by students at the end of the 4th year: 6 credits
Interdisciplinary Examination: 2 credits
Foreign Language: 2 credits
Undergraduate Thesis: 2 credits

CURRICULUM STRUCTURE

1st Year

1st Foreign Language (Russian / Arabic / French / Spanish / German)
Advanced Course of English

Russian language: speech etiquette

2nd Year

1st Foreign Language (Russian / Arabic / French / Spanish / German)
2nd Foreign language (Russian / French / Spanish / German)
Advanced Course of English
Academic Writing

Global Politics of Energy

Nationalism and Nation-Building
Origins of Norms in International Politics and Law
Physical Training

3rd Year

1st Foreign Language (Russian / Arabic / French / Spanish / German)
2nd Foreign language (Russian / French / Spanish / German)
Academic Writing (in Russian)

Russian language: speech etiquette
State and Business Protocol and Etiquette

4th Year

1st Foreign Language (Russian / Arabic / French / Spanish / German)
2nd Foreign language (Russian / French / Spanish / German)

ICT and Cybersecurity

Internship

Russian language: speech etiquette

Undergraduate Thesis