ApplynowThe European University at Saint Petersburg (EUSP) is pleased to announce its call for applications for one-year International Master of Arts Degree Programs in the field of Russian and Eurasian Studies.

EUSP is a top graduate school in the social sciences and humanities in Russia and the only one with one-year permanent postgraduate degree programs in Eurasian Studies in English.

We pride ourselves on being the most international of Russian universities and the most Russian of international universities. We offer three MA degree programs in Russian and Eurasian Studies:

IMARES: International MA in Russian and Eurasian Studies

One-year (60 credits) MA program in the politics, economy, society, and history of Russia and neighboring Eurasian countries.

MARCA: International MA in Russian Cultural History and Arts

One-year (60 credits) MA program in Russian cultural history combining studies of literature, arts, society, and religion.

ENERPO: Energy Politics in Eurasia

One-year (60 credits) MA program in energy politics in Eurasia with concentrations on political science, security studies, and political economy, complemented by first-hand expertise in the energy sector.


Meeting of DC-based EUSP International programs alumni

Alumni meeting 28032015On March 27, 2015 Polina Tazenkova, executive director of EUSP International programs, organized the meeting for all IMARES, ENERPO and MARCA alumni living not far from Arlington, VA. It wasn't a formal reunion but a kind of Russian-American evening and a good reason to meet up. Thank you for coming Trevor Pearson (IMARES, 2011), Lisa McBrearty (MARCA, 2013), Ivor Urek (IMARES, 2014), Anthony Cruitt (IMARES, 2012), Ryan McKinley (ENERPO, 2013), Katherine Bennett (ENERPO, 2013), Raffi Nersessian (ENERPO, 2013), Michael Seyer (ENERPO, 2012)

ENERPO workshop: World energy outlook to 2035

ENERPO workshop newENERPO program will have the pleasure to host Vice-President of BP, Dr. Vladimir Drebentsov, for a workshop session on April 9, 2015 at 17.00 in the Golden Hall of EUSP.

V. Drebentsov is a former academic (economist) who has a deep understanding of world energy dynamics. He has worked in a number of different energy related frameworks, including the World Bank, the Euro-Russian Gas Advisory Council, among others. Please find here his short bio. Today he is one the most requested speakers at international energy conferences on this side of the Atlantic.

Sven-Olov Carlsson: One Year after Crimea - Prospects for Relations between Russia and the European Union

IMARES workshop newAs part of the IMARES Workshop Series the EUSP will host the Deputy head of the EU delegation to Russia, Mr. Sven-Olov Carlsson on Friday, March 27 at 15:00 at the EUSP Golden Hall. Mr. Carlsson will give a short introduction on the current stage of EU-Russia relations titled "One Year after Crimea - Prospects for Relations
between Russia and the European Union" followed by a discussion and Q&A session.

March 21 - EUSP Day

HoseThis Saturday, March 21st, you are all invited to partake in “EUSP Day”.  Exactly seven years ago from that date, EUSP was reopened for classes following a 6-week politically-motivated court-ordered closure of the university under the pretext of “fire code violations”. The whole episode has become a source of pride for our university and has been celebrated every year since it happened.  

2018 FIFA World Cup: isolating Russia could harm global health

Sven Daniel Wolfe graduated from EUSP (IMARES Program) in 2014 and now he is a PhD student at the University of Zurich, Switzerland. He has just published an article about Russia, the World Cup, health effects, and calling for the end of sanctions.

IMARES Workshop: Ukraine before and after EuroMaidan

arkady moshes

February 10, 2015 at 12:00

Golden Hall,  IMARES Workshop Series presents a lecture by Arkady Moshes.

The lecture will seek to analyse the key components of Ukraine's domestic political mechanism and its foreign-policy making before the mass protests of November 2013 – February 2014, known as EuroMaidan. It will provide an overview of what has and has not changed in the country within the past year and dwell upon the current state of the crisis in and around Ukraine.


International Programs Spring Semester starts on the first Monday of February 2015

EUSPStudents201415We at EUSP International Programs will start our Spring Semester on Monday, February 2, 2015. We will be glad to welcome 15 new students at the Orientation meeting in the Golden Hall of the University at 12.00. The second semester students are also welcome to join us to learn more about new courses and meet your future friends from Azerbaijan, Denmark, France, Greece, Ireland, Italy, Republic of Korea, Malaysia, Mexico, Netherlands, Norway, Russia, Sweden, Turkey, United Kingdom and the USA. Read more...

Group of students from Hong Kong visited EUSP

EUSP-IP-20141031-10On Friday, October 31, 2014 the group of Chinese students visited EUSP. Nine students from different Hong Kong universities - members of International Youth Exchange Programme 2014-15, met EUSP students and alumni and made a presentation about educational opportunities and life in Hong Kong. The meeting was really international as the Golden hall of the University united students from China, Russia, the USA, Italy and Japan.

Pan-European Energy Security for the Post Ukraine Crisis: Possible Solutions and Future Scenarios

3Nov2014The European University at St. Petersburg (EUSP) in cooperation with the Konrad Adenauer Foundation (KAS) are organising a roundtable to discuss pan-European energy security for the purpose of finding shared solutions to the current crisis in Ukraine. 

Date: November 3, 2014 (Monday)
Time: 9.00 - 18.00
Venue: Golden Hall, EUSP (3A Gagarinskaya str., St.Petersburg) view the map

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