a unique comparative perspective on Europe and Russia in a reach cultural landscape of the most European Russian city – St. Petersburg;
a chance to join networks of academics and practitioners across Europe and Asia;
a friendly environment of international teachers and students;
support in obtaining recognition of European BA diplomas in Russia
Advantages of MA SES:
Students can conduct multidisciplinary comparative studies to discover the Russian-European space.
Numerous international trips opportunities: research mobility, internships, schools and workshops.
Possibility to study in English and learn Russian.
There is a welcoming international atmosphere in a group blending European, Russian and Asian students and a team of international teachers.
Highly qualified lecturers from Bielefeld University, St. Petersburg State University other European higher schools.
Many further career options in Russia and internationally.
Opportunities for our students and graduates:
The diploma of St. Petersburg State University is complemented by an international certificate by Bielefeld University. European Credit Transfer and Accumulation System (ECTS).
Internships in leading Russian and European research centers, international organizations and enterprises such as the Centre for European Policy Studies, Brussels; European Public Law Center, Athens; Chamber of Commerce, Gent; Norwegian Institute of International Affairs, Oslo; Center for Democracy, Zurich; Committees for Cultural Affairs and External Relations, St. Petersburg City Administration; Goethe Institute, St. Petersburg; Russian-Baltic Media Center, St. Petersburg; universities of Bremen, Jena, Paris and more.
Unique insider-outsider perspective on European societies provided within MA SES in Russia.
2-3 weeks Winter school in Berlin and Bielefeld for all first-years.
Possibility to learn much about Russia and Russian culture.
Employment in international administrations, NGOs and businesses in Russia and around the globe. Our graduates are currently employed in OSCE, ‘Gazprom Neft', Comisión Federal de Telecomunicaciones (Mexico), representative office of North Rhine-Westphalia in St. Petersburg, public TV channels and international departments of Russian banks.
Staying in St. Petersburg – the second largest and the ‘most European' of all Russian cities.