The Russian and Eurasian Studies program from Uppsala University has an international profile and prepares you for a career as an analyst in the private and public sectors, in Sweden and abroad. The degree also qualifies for applying for doctoral studies in the Humanities or Social Sciences.
The programme is developed by the Institute for Russian and Eurasian Studies (IRES) in cooperation with the Department of Informatics and Media and the Department of Modern Languages at Uppsala University. IRES is an international, multidisciplinary institute specialising in the study of Russia and the post-Soviet space.
The Master's Programme in Russian and Eurasian Studies is completely unique in Sweden and Scandinavia. The programme is multidisciplinary in nature, incorporating several academic disciplines, including political science, history, international relations, economics, law, cultural and media studies. You will study a range of courses based upon these subjects, combined with specialised Russian language courses.
The Master's Programme in Russian and Eurasian Studies provides you with highly sought after knowledge and understanding of Russia and the post-Soviet region, in combination with proficiency in the Russian language. Public agencies, private companies and international organisations have a growing need for area experts with this competence, both nationally and internationally.
The programme prepares you for a career as an analyst in the private and public sphere, as well as for an academic career, both in Sweden and abroad.This programme also qualifies graduates to apply for doctoral studies in the Humanities or Social Sciences.
- History, Culture, and Society of Russia and the Soviet Union
- Post-Soviet Transformation: Economic, Legal and Social Development in Russia
- Russia's Role in World Politics
- Master's Thesis
- Russian in Professional Contexts
- 24 months
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We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
A Bachelor's degree, equivalent to a Swedish Kandidatexamen, from an internationally recognised university, and with a main field of study within the Social Sciences or Arts.
Students are selected based on:
- a total appraisal of quantity and quality of previous university studies; and
- a statement of purpose (1 page).
International9526 EUR/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 19053 EUR for the full programme during 24 months.
EU/EEAFreeTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 0 EUR for the full programme during 24 months.
- Tuition fee, first semester: SEK 50,000
- Tuition fee, total: SEK 200,000
Living costs for Uppsala
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
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Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.