Immanuel Kant Baltic Federal University

PhD Programmes

Historical Science and Archaeology «History of Russia»

Programme Information

The program aims to train highly qualified researchers in the field of Russian History capable of introducing scientific and educational innovations

Programme's advantages:

  • the programme helps PhD student to develop professional and personal qualities required for conducting researches facilitating social and cultural progress.

  • gives students the opportunity to carry out scientific research in Russian History.

Programme Description

46.06.01 . Historical Science and Archaeology. History of Russia.

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: Current Challenges in HI Teaching and Learning, History and Philosophy of Science, Foreign Language, Current Problems of the Field.

Specialist courses: Current Problems of the Field, Current Problems of Russian History source study


Professional Training / Internships

Teaching and research training is provided at the IKBFU facilities as well as in central and regional archives.

Career Opportunities

The graduates have a variety of career paths to follow:

  • in academia: historical researches in universities, specialized academic institutions and research institutes.

  • in culture: archives and museums

  • Graduates can also pursue career in the expert-analytical centres, public and state information and analytical organizations.

Admission & Tuition

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

  • History of Russia

  • Philosophy 

  • Foreign language


Dmitry 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