International Programs
  • Olga Novikova, a new Doctor of Philosophy in our team

    Olga Novikova, our Senior Administrator and EUSP International Programs Admissions Officer, has received a PhD degree in Philosophy from St.Petersburg State University. Our best congratulations to a unique expert of moral aspects in the field of philosophy of cognitive science. We hope it is not the finish point of her research work. The PhD thesis, all the papers and even a video of the defense are available here - https://disser.spbu.ru/disser/dissertatsii-dopushchennye-k-zashchite-i-svedeniy...
  • The Small Marble Palace: a beautiful fluke from the 19th century

    Christian Toson, EUSP alumnus, just published an interesting article in the 'Prospekt magazine' about the history of the EUSP building - beautiful Small Marble Palace: It is difficult not to notice the Kushelev-Bezborodko Palace when walking along Gagarinskaya street. Its pink and grey marble facade, finely sculpted double-arched windows, and decorative lions with Italian motifs, combine for a unique piece in the great architectural ensemble of St Petersburg. Despite the city’s rich heritage, t...
  • Dean's List: Spring 2017

    Our congratulations to all EUSP International Programs students who made the Dean's List for the Spring 2017 Semester. Well done! You will get a notation of this achievement on your Academic Transcript. To be eligible for the Dean's List in a given term a student should have term GPA of 3.60 or better, have no grades below B- and earn at least 18 credits in a given semester. 2017 Spring Semester Figler Alexandra Nicole (MARCA) Haffner Claire Hewes (IMARES) Kienitz Otto Joseph (IMARES) Van der H...
  • New lecture by Vladimir Gel'man is awailable online

    Professor Vladimir Gel'man gave a lecture "Temptations and Constraints of Authoritarian Modernization in Russia" within the framework of the joint lecture series "Revolution - Transformation - Globalization. Russia 1917-2017" organised by the Institute for East Europe Studies at the Freie Universität Berlin (OEI) and the Center for Eastern European and International Studies (ZOiS). The lecture is available online - Vladimir_Gelman_Temptations_and_Constraints_of_Authoritarian_Modernization_in_Ru...
  • Hannes Farlock: IMARES program offered a true opportunity to change my professional life

    Hannes Farlock, IMARES program alumnus (class 2012) , just sent us a nice letter from Moscow where he heads one of the departments at the German-Russian Chamber of Commerce: After having worked several years in my first job in Germany after university, I felt the urge to change my professional career and to focus on the CIS countries. The IMARES program offered a true opportunity to do this. For me it was a very valuable experience that sharpened my understanding of the region, the language and...
  • Amanda Sonesson: EUSP is a place where I immediately felt at home

    Amanda Sonesson, USSR program alumna (class 2015) and now an intern at Central Asia Solidarity Groups, just sent us a warm testimonial from Kyrgyzstan: For me, EUSP did not only represent an incredible opportunity to gain new knowledge in an hard working and inspiring environment with knowledgeable and dedicated teachers, it also represents a place where I immediately felt at home. The warm welcome that I got by both staff and teachers after deciding to drop out of the university that I was ori...
  • Information for our prospective students

    Dear Prospective Students, At the moment, EUSP is preparing for the process of changing its educational license. We cannot legally admit new students before the process is complete. We expect the new license to be finalized in July 2017. Until then we are happy to receive your applications and notify you of conditional admission. Official admission letters will be sent out after new license is received. Thank you for your understanding and patience. Please contact us if you have any questions: ...
  • Vreni Veskimagi: ENERPO helped me to get a job in the energy sector

    Vreni Veskimagi, ENERPO program alumna (Class 2015), visited us as a lecturer in March 2017 to conduct a seminar for ENERPO and ENERPO Plus students. She also shared with us her memories about the study at EUSP: I decided to study at EUSP because of my interest in energy politics. After studying 4 years in the US, I felt fascinated by the idea of doing my masters studies at Saint Petersburg to get an absolutely different cultural experience. The ENERPO program improved significantly my knowlegd...
  • Time journey to the ancient capital of Russia

    The second weekend of April IMARES, ENERPO and MARCA students and alumni spent in one of Russia's oldest cities, Veliky Novgorod. Just 180 km from St Petersburg there is a completely different world. EUSP Professor Sergei Podbolotov took the students on a centuries-long journey, starting from the earliest pagan times to the richest republic with hundreds of churches, monasteries and markets, and its eventual take-over by mighty Moscow. Students not only learnt about Russian history, but also fe...
  • Great alumni and faculty reunion in London, UK

    As part of the trip to BASEES Conference EUSP professors N.Lomagin, M.Titov, N.Kozhanov and G.Avetikyan decided to organise a small reunion for all our alumni in London. The meeting on March 30, 2017 wasn't small at all. We are thankful to all EUSP alumni who joined us that evening.