Russian History Department

Address: Lomonosiva st. 2, office 207.

Tel.: 21-89-54 

General information and activity profile

The Department of National History (in the past — the Department of History of the Peoples of the USSR, later — the Department of History of the USSR) was founded in 1932, with the creation of the Arkhangelsk Evening Pedagogical Institute (since 1939 — the Arkhangelsk State Pedagogical Institute). Many outstanding historians, like professors N. I. Novombergsky, M. V. Klochkov, G. G. Frumenkov (rector in 1962 -1980), A. A. Kuratov (rector in 1980 -1986), V. N. Bulatov (rector in 1986 - 2006), V. I. Korotaev were in the main staff of the Department.

Currently, the Department trains bachelors and masters in history, social science and teaching methods, as well as museology. There is also postgraduate (PhD) program in history at the Department. Special Master's programs in regional history for the foreign students is also been prepared with our foreign partners.

Since 2015 the main Department research topic approved by the University Academic Council   is "Russia in the History and Culture of the Euro-Arctic Area". Within the framework of this topic, individual scientific work is carried out by each of the employees of the Department.

Management and staff

Tatiana P. Teterevleva, PhD (сandidate) of history, associate professor.

The Department has 14 full-time employees, including 4 doctors (professors A. N. Zashikhin, G. A. Kondratova, T. S. Minayeva, M. N. Suprun) and 10 candidates of Sciences. The Department annually invites the prominent experts and lecturers from both domestic and foreign leading scientific centers and universities. Among them are professors Noskov V. V., Chistikov A. N., Paul Josephson, Elke Sherstyanoy, Waling Gorter...

Equipment and facilities

Technical equipment allows successfully implement the programs of the Department. There are 3 classrooms equipped with interactive boards and multimedia projectors, 2 computer classes at the disposal of the Department staff and students The Department has 6 computers, 3 portable multimedia projectors, 2 overhead, as well as expedition equipment for archaeological, military-archaeological ("Echo of war") expeditions and laboratories of Oral history (digital tape-recorders, cameras and video equipment). The library of the Department has about 2 thousand printed and 10 thousand electronic books in history.

International cooperation

The Department actively cooperates with foreign universities — it’s traditional partners in Tromsø, Bodø, Barents Institute in Norway; Uppsala University in Sweden; Firefield, Louisiana and George Washington Universities in the United States, Tallinn University in Estonia, Warsaw, Poznan and Slupsk Universities in Poland, Institute of European Studies in Germany, London Higher School of Economics, Polish Academy of Sciences and Humanitarian Academy (RP). The most common forms of cooperation are the exchange of teachers and students, internships, organization of joint conferences and seminars.


In the nearest future — the opening of a joint international master's and postgraduate (doctoral study) programs.

Updated 31.03.2021