Research

Deputy Director for Scientific Research:

Larisa Shchipitsina,

Doctor of Philology, Associate Professor

Address: 7 Smolny Buyan Str., office 304

Visiting hours: Tuesday 13:40 – 15:00


Students' Scientific Research Officer:

German Ragozin,

Candidate of History

Address: 2 Lomonosov prospekt, office 209

Visiting hours: Wednesday 14:00 – 16:00


Teachers, employees and students of the Higher School take an active part in scientific activities. Their works are published in collections of international, all-Russian and other conferences, scientific journals and almanacs.


The Higher School conducts research in the following fields of science:

Priority 1: Ensuring social security in the Sub-Arctic region

  1. Gerontology problems in the conditions of the Sub-Arctic region (coordinator – Professor E. Golubeva, Department of Social Work and Social Security).

  2. Social work and development of youth potential as a resource of social security and overcoming social risks (coordinator – L. Malik, Department of Social Work and Social Security).

Priority 2: Historic and cultural area of the European North of Russia and the Arctic

  1. Geocultural area of the European North of Russia: images, values, meanings (coordinator – Professor N. Terebikhin, Department of Cultural and Religious Studies).

  2. Geopolitical, social and ethno-cultural processes in the Arctic and the North (coordinator – Professor V. Goldin, Department of Regional Studies, International Relations and Political Sciences).

  3. Study of social and cognitive systems: the Arctic and the global vector (coordinator – Professor E. Kudryashova, Philosophy and Sociology Department).

  4. Russia in history and culture of the Euro-Arctic region (coordinator – Professor M. Suprun, Russian History Department).

  5. Northern text of the Russian literature (coordinator – Professor E. Galimova, Department of Literature).

  6. Folklore and ethnography of the European North (coordinator – N. Drannikova, Professor of the Department of Cultural and Religious Studies).

  7. Problems of preserving population in remote regions of the Arctic zone of the Russian Federation (coordinator – T. Troshina, Professor of the Department of Social Work and Social Security).

  8. History and culture of the circumpolar world (coordinator – Professor A. Repnevsky, World History Department).

Priority 3: Language development in Northern Russia and in the Arctic region

  1. Russian cognitive area in the European North (coordinator – Professor T. Sidorova, Department of the Russian Language and Speech Culture).

  2. Specific nature of professional language education in the Euro-Arctic region (coordinator – M. Sokolova, Department of German and French Philology).

  3. Arctic discourse: translation and international professional communication (coordinator – Professor A. Polikarpov, Department of Translation Studies and Applied Linguistics).

  4. Cross-cultural peculiarities of scientific and academic communication in the the Barents Euro-Arctic region (coordinator – O. Pechinkina, Department of English Philology, Nordic Languages and Language Pedagogy).

Priority 4. Information literacy and information security

  1. Regional information policy in the processes of modernization of the public administration system (coordinator – O. Votintseva, Department of Journalism, Advertising and Public Relations).

  2. Linguistic aspects of Internet communication (coordinator – L. Shchipitsina, Professor of the Department of German and French Philology).

  3. Foreign language media text in the language education system (coordinator – N. Chicherina, Professor of the Department of English Philology, Nordic Languages and Language Pedagogy).

Beyond the scope of priorities

  1. Russian science of literature in the context of modern Russian studies (coordinator – Professor M. Yelepova, Literature Department).

  2. Time and space in language and speech (coordinator – E. Bodnaruk, Department of German and French Philology).

  3. Synchronic and diachronic aspects of the French language learning (coordinator – A. Larkina, Department of German and French Philology).

  4. The role and place of the English language in the global world (coordinator – E. Tryapitsyna).

  5. Development of foreign language professional competence among students of non-linguistic training programs (coordinator – N. Beloshitskaya, English Language Department).

Active research centers and laboratories

Center of Research of Traditional Culture of the European North
(coordinator — Doctor of Philological Sciences Natalya Drannikova)

Center "Integrative Translation Studies in Sub-Arctic Dimension"
(coordinator — Professor Alexander Polikarpov)

Research and Education Center "International relations and Arctic policy of Russia"
(coordinator — Professor A. Repnevsky, Doctor of Historical Sciences)

Museum-based laboratory “Northern Text of the Russian Literature”
(coordinator — Professor Elena Galimova)

Laboratory of Socio- and Psycholinguistics
(coordinator — Associate professor Olga Morozova)

Center of Comparative Religious Studies and Ethno-semiotics
(coordinator — Professor Nikolai Terebikhin)

Academic and Research Center “Archaeology of the North”
(coordinator — Maria Shulgina)

Center of Interdisciplinary Visualization and Infographics
(coordinator — Associate professor Artem Makulin, Doctor of Philological Sciences)


Higher School of Social Sciences, Humanities and International Communication offers 21 postgraduate courses in 7 training programs:

39.06.01 Social Sciences.

41.06.01 Political Science and Regional Studies.

44.06.01 Education and Pedagogical Sciences.

45.06.01 Linguistics and Literary Studies.

46.06.01 Historical Sciences and Archeology.

47.06.01 Philosophy, Ethics and Religious Studies.

51.06.01 Cultural Studies.

There are 2 dissertation councils:
D 212.008.08 (Philosophical and Social Sciences).

D 212.008.09 (Philological Sciences).


Student Scientific Society (SSS)

The student scientific society unites students who are interested in research in order to promote quality training of skilled personnel and the development of scientific potential.

The main tasks of the SSS are to attract students to research activities and scientific and organizational work in various training programs, as well as to promote various forms of scientific creativity related to professional activities.

Chairman of the SSS: Valeria Pavozkova, 3rd year history student.

Current information about the life and activities of the Student Scientific Society of the Higher School of Social Sciences, Humanities and International Communication "VKontakte": https://vk.com/student_scientific_organization

E-mail of the SSS: sno-vshsgnimk@rambler.ru

Address of the SSS: 2 Prospekt Lomonosova Str., office 209.


Updated 26.11.2020