International Relations, Global and Regional Research

International Relations, Global and Regional Research

International Relations, Global and Regional Research

Full-time PhD program

Duration: 3 years (6 semesters)

Fields of study: Political science

Language of instruction: Russian

Faculty of International Relations and Politics

Tuition fee:

326 000 ₽/year


The program is aimed at training professionals in research, consulting and teaching in the field of various issues related to the development of the modern international relations system, addressing international cooperation challenges and ensuring information, analytical support and advising for international cooperation.


  • Postgraduate students are getting involved in research, academic and learning processes in the field if international relations
  • Option of a customized curriculum
  • Option to work in RANEPA St. Petersburg scientific labs
  • In-depth teacher training and public administration issues-focused internship

Main courses:

  • History and philosophy of science
  • Foreign language
  • International relations
  • Methodology of political science
  • Conceptual analysis of Eurasian integration
  • Theoretical basics of international integration and international organizations


Research objects: international relations, global and regional development issues, political, economic, social, demographic and linguistic processes at local, regional, national and international levels, international relations and foreign policy, political expertise and consulting; historical development issues; culture, ethnic, language, religious processes

Program director: Prof. Dr. Maria Bulanakova

Office 200a, 3 Tuchkov lane, St. Petersburg, 191119, Russia

Phone: +7 (812) 335-94-94 ext. 3211