Russia in global context

Russia is an important player in today’s world. There will be an increasing need in the future for expertise in Russian culture, politics, and society in a variety of fields in national and international arenas. The Russian Studies Master’s Programme at the University of Helsinki is a two-year multi- and interdisciplinary programme for students who wish to acquire in-depth knowledge of Russia. The programme explores Russia’s past and present, and develops Russia-related expertise for use in professional careers. In the diverse global environments of complex societal change, the programme promotes critical thought and teaches analytical skills. The master’s programme in Russian studies is closely linked with the world-class, multidisciplinary research conducted at the Aleksanteri Institute and its international network.

Master's Programme in Russian Studies

Application process

We’re here to guide you through the process of applying to the University of Helsinki. Here is your roadmap to the application process. The next application period to apply for the Master's Programmes opens in December 3rd 2018 and ends in January 11th 2019 for studies starting in August 2019.

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How to Apply - Master’s Programmes at the University of Helsinki