Three International Master's Degree Programs, European University at Saint-Petersburg, Russia

Publish Date: Apr 05, 2016

The European University at Saint-Petersburg (EUSP) is calling out to open minds interested in all aspects of Russian Studies. Join one of our three international Master's degree programs in Russian Studies, Energy Politics or Russian Cultural History.

EUSP means:

  • Private graduate school in Russia
  • Top research university for the Humanities and Social Sciences
  • State MA diploma
  • Language of instruction - English
  • 3:1 student/faculty ratio
  • Individual guidance and personal attention
  • 24/7 staff assistance in English
  • Life and study experience in enchanting Petersburg

Our students

This academic year, students from Azerbaijan, Denmark, France, Greece, Ireland, Italy, Republic of Korea, Malaysia, Mexico, Netherlands, Norway, Sweden, Turkey, United Kingdom and the USA enjoy the international atmosphere of our campus in the heart of St. Petersburg - the cultural capital of Russia.

Please select your program:


IMARES Plus: two-year program (120 credits)

International MA in Russian and Eurasian Studies – Master’s degree program in the politics, economy, society, and history of Russia and neighboring Eurasian countries.


ENERPO Plus: two-year program (120 credits)

Energy Politics in Eurasia - Master’s degree 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.


MARCA Plus: two-year program (120 credits)

International MA in Russian Cultural History and the Arts – Master’s degree program with a focus on Russian cultural history and a comprehensive view on Russian literature, theatre, fine arts, ideology and religion.

An intensive Russian language course is also available as part of each program’s curriculum and can be taken for credit.


The tuition fees for citizens of Russian Federation and Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Estonia, Georgia, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Latvia, Lithuania, Moldova, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Ukraine and Uzbekistan are set in Russian Rubles and varies from 100 000 RUB to 125 000 RUB per semester depending on the program. An academic year consists of two semesters.


All two-year EUSP International programs (IMARES Plus, MARCA Plus and ENERPO Plus) start once a year in the beginning of September.

Application deadlines:

Admissions continue on a rolling basis. There are four admission rounds. We encourage all students who need a Russian visa to apply to the First, Second and Third admission rounds. These rounds take place several months before the start of a semester and give students the time they need to apply for and receive their Russian visa, find housing, etc. 

1st admission round:   March 1, 2016

2nd admission round:  April 29, 2016

3rd admission round:  July 8, 2016

4th admission round:  August 12, 2016

How to apply:

Your application package should include:

  • A completed Application form
  • Scanned copy of your Passport
  • Scanned copy of your Bachelor's degree diploma (or documentation that proves you will receive your diploma this year)
  • Scanned copy of your Academic Transcript
  • Your statement of purpose (no more than 500 words)
  • Two letters of recommendation
  • Your CV/Resume

You may apply online or send the documents listed above, including a scanned transcript of studies, by e-mail to Please ask your references to e-mail their recommendation letters directly to the same address.

EUSP is the first private graduate school in Russia. The mission of the University is to facilitate the professional development of highly-qualified specialists, and to enable those specialists to fulfill their creative and scholarly potential on the basis of international experience and cooperation. EUSP is committed to the integration of Russian scholarship with scholarship in Europe, America, and Asia.

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