European Studies: Arctic Focus

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. The Master's Degree program in Foreign Regional Studies will provide a deeper understanding of theoretical and applied political analysis, methodology and scientific research. The program also provides a basis for independent scientific work.

Duration: 2 years
Workload: 120 ECTS

Program structure:

Year 1: 

  • History and Methodology of Foreign Complex Regional Studies
  • Foreign Language (English, German)
  • Political Systems of the European Region
  • Countries in the System of International Relations
  • Electives:

    • Regional Economics
    • Social Anthropology
    • Countries of the Western Europe
    • Countries of the Northern Europe and the Arctic

Year 2: 

  • Processes of Modernization, Transformation and Integration in Europe
  • Cultural Space of Europe
  • Economics – Socio-Economic Problems in the European Region
  • MA Thesis


Master’s Diploma by Northern (Arctic) Federal University

Admission Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Regional Studies or related subject area
  • English proficiency (B2)
  • Portfolio

Program details

Academic level(s)Master
Language of instructionEnglish
InstitutionNorthern (Arctic) Federal University
Fields of studyForeign languagesHistory and archaeologyPolitical science and civicsEconomics
Tagseconomicsmultidisciplinarypoliticsinternational relationsregional studies
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