ApplyNowThe European University at Saint Petersburg (EUSP) welcomes students from all over the world to apply for its one-year International Master’s Degree Programs in the field of Russian and Eurasian Studies. English is a language of instruction in all our international programs.

Choose your program:

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 with a focus on Russian cultural history and a comprehensive view on Russian literature, theatre, fine arts, ideology 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.

Intensive Russian language course is a part of each program curriculum and is for credit.


Academic calendar, Fall 2015

Calendar 131 August, Monday - Orientation, first day of classes, course registration starts

4 September, 18:00 - Semester opening get-together

11 September, Friday - Course registration deadline

18 September, Friday - Thesis topic and supervisor registration deadline (for 2nd study semester students)


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August 2015 issue of ENERPO Journal is available

Cover Volume3 Issue4The ENERPO journal was established in 2013 and is a publication put out by the Energy Politics in Eurasia (ENERPO) program at European University at St. Petersburg. The goal of ENERPO Journal is to bring exposure to the ENERPO program and shed light on the latest developments in the oil, gas, and renewables industries in a way befitting both expert and casual readership. Contributing authors are primarily students and faculty with the occasional outside expert writer.

Table of contents and the pdf version of the issue.

The Fall Semester 2015 has started

Orientation day 2015Dear students and professors! Today we have started our the Fall 2015 semester. We welcome all our IMARES, MARCA, ENERPO and USSR students from the USA, Ireland, Republic of Korea, Thailand, China, Russia, Mexico, the UK, Sweden, Azerbaijan, Canada, Germany, France, Australia, Norway and Finland.

International Programs team is always here to help you. 

EUSP Summer School in Russian Studies: new friends, new experience

PeterhofTraditional Summer School in Russian Studies "Russia & Beyond" gathered students from Europe and the USA. During the two weeks in July 2015 our guests had classes on campus and also discovered the city and magnificent suburbs of St. Petersburg.  


Meet us at ICCEES 2015 on August 3-8, 2015 in Japan

iccees 2015 japan makuhariDr. Trofimova, Dean of EUSP International Programs and other EUSP professors are on the way to Japan to take part in the ICCEES World Congress. The International Council for Central and East European Studies (ICCEES) is the global alliance of national associations of Slavic and Eurasian studies, composed of the ASEEES (United States), CAS (Canada), BASEES (Britain), DGO / SOG (Germany), FAREES (Finland), ANZSA (Australia), CAREECAS (China), JCREES (Japan), KASS (Korea), and MACEES (Mongolia), and other respectable organizations.

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.