The programme aims
Train highly qualified researchers in the field of Modern and Contemporary History capable of introducing scientific and educational innovations.
- the programme helps PhD student to develop professional and personal qualities required for conducting researches facilitating social and cultural progress
- the programme gives the opportunity to conduct a scientific research in the field of Modern and Contemporary history.
46.06.01. Historical Science and Archaeology. General History (Modern and Contemporary History).
Duration of the Programme
Language of instructionRussian
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, World History (Modern and Contemporary History).
Specialist courses: Current Problems of the Field, Revolutions and Reforms in Modern and Contemporary History, Current Problems of Modern and Contemporary History source study.
Professional Training / Internships
Teaching and research training is provided at the IKBFU facilities as well as in central and regional archives.
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 work 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:
- World History (Modern and Contemporary History)
- Foreign language