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 with concentrations in social sciences (politics, history and sociology), energy affairs, and cultural history and the arts.


IMARES Workshop: Ukraine before and after EuroMaidan

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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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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.