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European University at St. Petersburg

European University at Saint Petersburg is a private graduate school and a top research university in the social sciences and humanities in Russia. Here students from different countries study Russian and Eurasian history, culture, politics as well as energy politics. EUSP stands for high quality of research and education and is accredited by the Russian Federation.



EUSP was established in 1994. It was the first independent graduate school in Russia to use Western methods of administration. The university gathered the leading scholars and talented graduate students interested in research work. In 1998 first international students got their MA degrees in Russian and Eurasian Studies.


EUSP International Programs - the opportunity for students from Europe, North America and Asia to study different aspects of Russian and Eurasian studies in the English language, to learn or improve their knowledge of Russian and to get a unique experience of living in St. Petersburg, the cultural capital of Russia.

Our programs:

IMARES - one-year and two-year MA degree programs in Russian and Eurasian Studies

ENERPO - one-year and two-year MA degree programs in Energy Politics in Eurasia

USSR - Undergraduate Study Semester in Russia


EUSP provides research affiliation to international researchers.


EUSP International Programs provide an excellent foundation for a career in business, public service and academia.

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Student services

24/7 staff assistance in English

Individual guidance and personal attention 

3:1 student/faculty ratio

Housing services

Dormitory  and a wide range of housing options

Library services

One of Russia’s best specialized libraries with the finest collections of recent English language books and journals, arguably the best in St. Petersburg. The University conducts an active exchange program with libraries in the United States and acquires new materials on a regular basis. Book collection in the Russian language is also expanding in accordance with syllabi requirements.

ICT services

All our students get an account to enter the university network. It’s not just a new e-mail address for communicating with staff, faculty and other students. It’s also a key to all our e-resources. Students are welcome to work at one of EUSP computer labs or use their own devices in the place they like the best. Wi-Fi Internet covers the whole campus.

Student Life

Campus life

EUSP campus is situated in the downtown St. Petersburg in the walking distance from the main city sights.


The European University at St. Petersburg stands for quality of research and education and all our educational programs are accredited in Russian Federation.

Saint Petersburg, Russia

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