Immanuel Kant Baltic Federal University

PhD Programmes

Cultural Studies «Theory and History of Culture»

Programme Information

The programme aims to train highly qualified specialists in science and teaching capable of introducing innovations in science, education, culture and management

Programme's advantages:

  • The mission of the programme is to develop students' personal and professional qualities required for research work contributing to social and cultural progress.

Upon completing the programme, you will:

  • have the skills in research in cultural studies;

  • have the ability to solve professional tasks in social and humanitarian studies;

  • be able to work in science, culture and education;

Programme Description

51.06.01 . Cultural Studies. Theory and History of Culture.

Duration of the Programme: 3 years.

Programme type: Full-time.

Language of instruction: Russian.

Courses & Study Load

ECTS credits: 180


Teaching courses and Qualifying Exam training: Teacher in Higher Education, History and philosophy of Science, Foreign Language, Theory and History of Culture.

Core courses: Development of Cultures - anthropological ideas in German philosophy from Kant to Scheler, Religious Traditions in Russian Culture, Visual Arts in Russian Culture, Intercultural Communication, History of Russian Culture, Philosophy of Culture

Professional Training / Internships

Teaching and research practical trainings are provided at the IKBFU facilities.

Career Opportunities

The graduates have the opportunity to progress to careers in colleges, academic and research institutions, museums and libraries, public and government organizations. 

Admission & Tuition

State-funded applicants (Russian nationals and  Russian speaking applicants from the CIS countries) are  expected to  take  the following exams:

  • Theory and History of Culture

  • Philosophy

  • Foreign language 


Dmitriy GURIN, Programme Manager

Tel.: 7 4012 595 595 (1931)


Language: Russian

Admissions Office

14 A. Nevskogo ul., Kaliningrad, 236041

+7 (4012) 59-55-96
fax: +7 (4012) 31-33-33