Maria Shibkova

Maria Shibkova
Ph.D. in Political Science School of Government and International Affairs - Faculty MemberDepartment of Roman Languages - Senior Lecturer


  • 2018 — MGIMO-University, Ph. D. in Political Science, major in Political Problems of International Relations, Global and Regional Development (National ID 23.00.04), thesis on Euroscepticism in Italian Political Parties’ Foreign Policy;
  • 2015 — MGIMO-University, MA in International Relations (magna cum laude);
  • 2013 — MGIMO-University, BA in International Relations (magna cum laude).

Main academic achievements:

  • 2018 — winner of the MGIMO-University VIII Contest of Young Scientists;
  • 2017 — winner of the Association of European Studies Contest of Young Researchers;
  • 2016 — winner of the MGIMO-University IV Contest of Young Scientists.

Practical studies in Italy:

  • 2013 — Università per Stranieri di Perugia;
  • 2012 — Università degli Studi di Trieste;
  • 2012 — Torre di Babele Italian language and culture center, Rome;
  • 2011 — Università degli Studi di Messina, Campus Universitario Estivo di Montalbano Elicona.

Dr. Maria Shibkova has been working at MGIMO-University since 2014. Courses currently taught by her:

  • Italian Language: General
  • Italian Language: Economic, Social and Political Translation;
  • Security in Mediterranean (author's course, fully in English, for SGIA students);
  • World History (fully in English, for SGIA students);
  • Russian History (fully in English, for SGIA students).

Main publications:

Dr. Maria Shibkova speaks Italian and English and has a basic command of Spanish and Albanian as well.