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Workshop at the Aleksanteri Institute, University of Helsinki organized by the Russian Media Lab in collaboration with the Research Centre for East European Studies at the University of Bremen in Helsinki, 02 – 03 September 2019.

We invite proposals for papers to be discussed at the intensive two-day workshop that will workshop involve around 15 scholars. Early-career researchers are especially encouraged to apply. Travel expenses and accommodation costs of invited participants will be covered by the organisers.

The call is open until 31.3.2019
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How does knowing Russia help you think globally?

Russia is a key player in today’s world, and in the future there will be an even greater need for expertise in Russian culture, politics, and society, in both national and international arenas.

The International Master’s Programme in Russian Studies (MARS) at the University of Helsinki is a two-year multidisciplinary programme that focuses on Russia as an important player in globally shared challenges.

The curriculum of the programme is closely linked with the world-class research conducted at the Aleksanteri Institute, Europe’s largest research institute dedicated to the Russian, Eastern European, and Eurasian Studies.

When studying in the programme, you will:

  • get tools to understand diverse social, political, and cultural phenomena and processes, and learn to identify their importance for Russia and the world at large
  • find courses that help you to strengthen your professional skills such as critical thinking, knowledge production, and project work
  • benefit from Aleksanteri Institute’s global network of experts in the field
  • reap the rewards of abundant research opportunities
  • have an opportunity to learn the Russian language
  • participate in short-term excursions and internships

For more information about the programme please visit our website.

Want to study in Helsinki?

University of Helsinki is one of the world’s leading multidisciplinary research universities, and ranks amongst the top 20 universities in Europe and top 100 worldwide. Helsinki is considered as one of the world’s most liveable cities, located only a 3.5 h train ride from Russia’s second largest city Saint Petersburg.

If you want to join us, the next application period for the International Master's Programmes is between December 3, 2018 and January 11, 2019, for studies starting in August 2019.  

Start your journey and find out how to apply to the programme.

If you have any questions about the application process, contact the Admission Services.