International Relations

International Relations

International relations

Full-time Bachelor-degree program

Duration: 4 years (8 semesters)

ECTS: 240

Fields of study: International relations

Language of instruction: Russian

Faculty of International Relations and Politics

Tuition fee:

264 000 ₽/year


The program covering various subjects relating to international security, diplomatic protocol, multilateral co-operation, international analytics and consulting is aimed at training professionals for Russian and international organizations and companies.


  • Intensive course in two foreign languages (students choose among English, Spanish, German, French, Italian, Chinese, Arabic or Korean) with an opportunity to add a third one as an elective course (e.g. Japanese, Korean)
  • International exchange with leading partner universities
  • A wide range of opportunities for developing professional skills and expertise: volunteering and attending major international forums and conferences, summits and conventions, sports and cultural events
  • Meetings with representatives of diplomatic corps accredited to Russia

Main courses:

  • Russia in Global Politics
  • Data Collection and Analysis
  • Regional Aspects of Modern International Relations
  • Diplomatic Etiquette
  • International Security Basics and International Conflicts in the 21st Century
  • Theory and History of Diplomacy
  • World Politics

Learning outcomes:

  • Skills in politically correct corporate culture of international communication
  • Skills in professional communication in foreign languages
  • Skills in applied analysis of international environment and processes
  • Understanding of major trends of development of key current international processes
  • Understanding of major policy focus of leading countries, special features of their diplomacy and relations with the Russian Federation
  • Basic skills in international negotiations and conflict management

Career opportunities:

  • International departments of public bodies
  • International departments of companies
  • International journalism
  • International organizations

Program director: Dr. Anastasiia Nikolaenko

Office 202, 3 Tuchkov lane, St. Petersburg, 191119, Russia

Phone: +7 (812) 335-94-94 ext. 3232