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Russian and Eurasian Studies

Leiden University

12 months
Duration
19300 EUR/year
2209 EUR/year
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About

The Russian and Eurasian Studies MA programme draws on Leiden University's status as an international centre of expertise in the study of Russia and Eurasia.

Overview

Why study Russian and Eurasian Studies at Leiden University?

This Russian and Eurasian Studies MA programme at Leiden University explores Russia and the Eurasian world from the perspectives of language, literature and culture, or politics, history and economics. Leiden University's Faculty of Humanities has been studying Russia and the Slavic world since 1913. Scholars from around the world come to Leiden University to study and teach this fascinating field. During your studies, you will learn from our faculty members as well as visiting international scholars.

Leiden University's faculty has been studying Russia and the Slavic world since 1913. Scholars from around the world come to Leiden University to study and teach in this fascinating academic field. During your master's, you will learn from accomplished faculty from Leiden University as well as visiting international scholars from our partner universities.

A flexible degree format means that you can focus your studies on the region's language, literature and culture, or on its politics, history, international relations and economics. You can also combine elements from the two specialisations, and study courses at other top universities abroad.

An international classroom makes this a particularly rich learning environment for our students. Competitive scholarship and internship programmes give motivated students the opportunity to study or work in Russia, Georgia, and other countries.

Russian and Eurasian Studies at Leiden University is an accredited degree programme. After successful completion of this programme, you will receive a master’s degree in Russian and Eurasian Studies and the title Master of Arts (MA).

Career prospects

  • Academic staff member for Eastern European collection at an international legal library
  • Political editor at a governmental information service
  • Regional coordinator at a human rights organisation
  • Librarian of Eastern European material at an international legal archive
  • Partner for management and business development at a trading company
  • Junior consultant at a software company
  • Information manager at a network organisation of consultants and policy experts
  • Project manager/policy advisor at a public management association
  • Communications officer at an NGO

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Information and Disinformation in Russia and Eurasia
  • Old Church Slavic Language and Culture
  • Culture and Literature: Russian Culture and Everyday Life
  • The Changing Geopolitics of Energy in Eurasia
  • International Relations in the Slavic Triangle: Russia, Ukraine and Belarus
  • The Russian Revolution Revisited
  • Russian Linguistics: Russian Grammar and Syntax
  • Internship Russian and Eurasian Studies

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

60 ECTS

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A bachelor’s degree from a Dutch research university (in the specialisation): Bachelor programme Russian Studies
  • Completed the pre-Master's / bridging programme.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    19300 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 19300 EUR per year during 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    2209 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 2209 EUR per year during 12 months.
  • Second Dutch master’s programme: €15,100 per year

Living costs for Leiden

850 - 1250 EUR /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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