European Studies: Arctic Focus

Foreign Regional Studies is a prestigious, prospective direction in training qualified specialists having in-depth knowledge of foreign countries and regions. Training a specialist in the field of foreign regional studies provides for the comprehensive study of European countries, international relations, organizations, associations, development outlooks for world and regional policy, world and national security.

CODE: 41.04.01

2 YEARS

JULY 10

120

LANGUAGE

Master’s Degree Program

Application Deadline

ECTS

English

Program Structure


Autumn

Spring

1 year

  • Legal Frames of International Activities
  • Methodology of Research Activities 
  • Foreign Languages (English, German / French) 
  • Statistical Analysis
  • Political Systems of the Euro-Arctic Region 
  • Countries of Northern Europe and the Arctic: History, Foreign Policy and International Relations
  • History and Methodology of Foreign Complex Regional Studies 
  • Regional Economics
  • Foreign Languages (English, German / French) 
  • Teaching Technologies

2 year

  • European Countries in the System of International Relations 
  • Modernization, Transformation and Integration Processes in Europe and Euro-Arctic Region
  • European Cultural Space
  • European Union in the Arctic Region
  • Currents Social and Economic Situation in the Euro-Arctic Region
  • Foreign Language (English / Swedish / Norwegian)

MA Thesis


DIPLOMA

  • Master’s Diploma by Northern (Arctic) Federal University
  • European Diploma Supplement

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Regional Studies, Political Science, History, Economics, Sociology, or related subject area
  • English proficiency (B2)
  • Portfolio

Career

Graduates of the program will be ready to perform business communications with foreign partners, to accomplish duties of a press-secretary, a manager of regional and federal bodies of public administration responsible for realizing foreign policy in respect of European countries, giving an expert evaluation of data in various aspects of social, political and economic development of foreign countries and regions, preparing analytical dossier of different countries, establishing and maintaining of cultural and professional contacts with embassies and consulates of Russia in foreign countries.

There are also professional opportunities within the media and education, government bodies, public administration, government and nongovernment organizations, scientific institutions and private companies having relations with foreign partners.

Exchange Possibilities

A semester abroad under NArFU exchange programs

Access to Further Studies

NArFU Ph.D. programmes (3 years):

  • 41.06.01 - Political institutions, processes and technologies
  • 46.06.01 - History of international relations and foreign policy
  • 46.06.01 - World history
  • 47.06.01 - Social philosophy

COORDINATION &CONTACTS

Programme Coordinator:
Marina Panikar, associate professor
Department of Regional Studies, International Relations and Political Science
tel.: +7 (8182) 21-61-93
e-mail: m.panikar@narfu.ru 

Institute of Humanities, Social and Political Sciences

Oksana Zaretskaya, Deputy Director for International Cooperation
tel.: +7(8182) 68 33 30
e-mail: o.zaretskaya@narfu.ru



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