The program aims

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.


46.06.01. Historical Science and Archaeology. Russian history.

Duration of the Programme

3 years.

Programme type


Language of instruction


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
+7 (4012) 595 595 (1931)
Language of instruction: Russian