World Politics

World Politics

World Politics

Master Program

English or Russian language

120 ECTS

4 Semesters / 2 years

4320 hours

Faculty of International Relations and Politics

Tuition fee:

272 000 ₽/year

The Master Program is designed for international Bachelor’s students who wish to become professionals in the field of international relations, capable of creative development for the implementation of public administration skills in politics and economy.

It addresses current issues of the modern integration processes in the Eurasian region.

Target audience:

  • International students graduated with a Bachelor’s Degree in International Relations and interested to deepen their knowledge in this field
  • International students with a Bachelor’s Degree in any field interested in pursuing a Master’s Degree in International Relations


Compulsory courses:

  • Analysis of International Situations
  • Assessment and Forecasting in International Relations
  • International Information Security: Theory and Practice
  • Geoeconomic Formula of World Order in the Era of Global Transformations
  • Political Consulting
  • Scientific Method and Philosophy of Science
  • National State and Non-State Actors in International Politics
  • International Integration in the Eurasian Region
  • Ethnic and Cultural Processes in International Politics
  • Foreign Language in International Studies
  • Foreign Language in Professional Communication

Elective courses:

  • Main Trajectories of the World Order Evolution in the XXI Century
  • Regional Subsystems of International Relations in the XXI Century
  • Modern Russian Foreign Policy Process and Strategy
  • Current Trends in International Security
  • Transformation of the World Political System
  • Conflicts in the Modern World
  • Foreign Language in Negotiation Practice
  • Methods of Information Collecting and Processing
  • Principles of Work with International Legal and Diplomatic Documents

Learning outcomes:

  • Elaborating analytical research strategies
  • Planning long- and middle-term international activities
  • Developing draft agreements, contracts, event programs as well as diplomatic documents
  • Conducting analysis, planning and forecasting in the field of international of the adopted programs implementation relations, providing rationale and analysis of the adopted programs implementation
  • Appraisal of international projects, events and agreements
  • Understanding of the logic of global processes and development of the world political system of international relations, knowledge of key trends in development of current key integration processes
  • Basic skills in applied international situation analysis
  • Ability to monitor dynamics of global security environment key features as a part of the Russian Federation policy
  • Understanding of interregional cooperation opportunities taking into account political and legal special features of regions both locally and globally


  • Experienced teaching staff involving practitioners and international scholars
  • Curricula is developed in cooperation with prospective employers
  • 2 languages – English and Russian

Admission requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • Test in International Relations (in Russian)
  • English language test

Program director: Prof. Dr. Nikolay Baranov

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

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