ApplynowThe European University at Saint Petersburg (EUSP) is pleased to announce its call for applications for 1-year International Master Degree Programs.

EUSP is a top graduate school in the social sciences and humanities in Russia and the only one with permanent postgraduate degree programs in Eurasian Studies in English. Our students and alumni call EUSP the most international of Russian universities and the most Russian of international universities. You can choose between MA degree programs in Russian and Eurasian Studies with concentrations in politics, energy affairs, history, culture and society. Read more...

Giovanni Pagotto and Fabio Herrero were awarded BP scholarships

bp-responsiveOur ENERPO students Giovanni Pagotto and Fabio Herrero received BP scholarships. BP scholarships are awarded on a competitive basis. Giovanni and Fabio had to give the detailed answers to all questions in the written application and during the interview with BP representatives. They prooved they had excellent grades in all their areas of study, and aim to develop in their chosen field in the future.

BP scholarship programme was launched in 2011 to encourage students studying for degrees in energy and economics – sectors in which BP is an expert, and therefore capable of recognizing talent among young people.

Mawista Scholarship for Students Studying Abroad with a Child

studium-mit-kinderGerman company Mawista presented a scholarship for German students who would like to study abroad and need to travel with their children. All students with a child planning to study abroad have to answer the questions – who is going to take care of my child and how much it will cost? The winner of the scholarship will receive a monthly scholarship of 500 Euro during a 12-month period. That way, you will have more time to take care of your child.

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ENERPO Journal: September 2014

ENERPO Journal Cover September 2014The September issue, the first of the 2014-2015 academic year, contains three articles - two by ENERPO alumni and one by a current student in the program. In this issue you will find a description and analysis of what is happening in Russia's power sector, an opinion piece detailing the flaws in US LNG export hopes, and an account of the EEZ disputes in the Mediterranean as they relate to the recent discovery of hydrocarbon deposits in that region. Enjoy the read! 

Jack Sharples gave an interview about gas situation in Ukraine

RIA NovostiWith winter approaching there are fears that Ukraine may not have enough gas supplies to last through this heating season. Ukraine’s previous supplier, Russia, has stopped exporting gas to Ukraine, citing unpaid debts, while Kiev has admitted it needs more energy supplies. Alex Pichaloff from Voice of Russia UK asked Jack Sharples, Professor of Energy Politics at ENERPO and IMARES Programs, how acute the problem is.

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Fall semester for EUSP International Programs students started at Knowledge day

IMAG2509-1The 1st of September is  Knowledge Day in Russia and the first day of a new academic year in the majority of Russian educational institutions. At EUSP we welcomed our new students to the IMARES, ENERPO and MARCA master degree programs. Forty students from 14 countries will study Energy Politics, Russian and Eurasian Studies and Russian Cultural History. During the first day students had a tour around the University building, visited the computer labs and library, and met professors and staff. IMARES and ENERPO students also had their first classes with Prof. Nikita Lomagin and Prof. Jack Sharples.

Library news: Energy Politics and Energy Economics journals are available for our students

JournalsAll EUSP students, graduates and associated researchers now have access to all articles of the Energy Policy e-journal and Energy Economics e-journal. These two journals on energy affairs provide probably the best academic materials on the subject.

Please follow the link to get access to the journals archive since early 2000s.

Our congratulations to Elisabeth Ludeking - winner of rowing regatta in St.Petersburg

ElLudekingOn June 4, 2014 Elisabeth Ludeking, a student in the IMARES program, took part in the 3rd Jury Tukalov's rowing regatta at "Znamia" rowing club and placed first in single scull racing.


Read the May issue of ENERPO Journal

The May issue features two articles from ENERPO students - one on the effect of Western sanctions against Iran on the Middle Eastern country's hydrocarbon industry and the other on the potential implications of the massive natural gas discoveries in southeastern Europe, a piece from one of our professors on continued interdependence between Russia, Ukraine, and Europe in the realm of energy, and finally a Workshop Review article with US-born Russian businessman, Boris Jordan.

IMARES alumna will stand in the parliament elections in Finland

Titta-Banner-01sTitta Andersson-Bohren, IMARES program alumna 2010, will stand in the parlament elections in Finland in 2015. Ms. Andersson-Bohren is a candidate of the National Coalition Party.