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Russian Studies

Degree type
MA
Language of education
English
Duration
12 months
Tuition fee EU/EEA
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Tuition fee Non EU/EEA
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Education type
Fulltime
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Application deadline
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Accreditations
Netherlands Government
Type of institution
Research University
City
Leiden

Program description

This unique programme offers a balanced combination of different disciplines, including history, political science, economics and culture. The programme is taught in English.

The aim of this one-year programme is to enable you to reach a scholarly level of interdisciplinary expertise on Russia. You will gain in-depth knowledge and understanding of present-day Russian society.

You will acquire profound knowledge of, and insights into, the history, politics, economic situation and contemporary culture of Russia. On the basis of Western and Russian sources, you will be able to formulate well-founded statements about developments in Russia and to critically evaluate assessments made by others.

Courses are taught in English, you do not need to have a command of Russian to be able to follow the programme.

Objectives
To reach a scholarly level of interdisciplinary expertise on Russia. To gain in-depth knowledge and understanding of present-day Russian society. To acquire profound knowledge of, and insights into, the history, politics, economic situation and law of Russia. You will be able to formulate well-founded statements about the developments in Russia and to critically evaluate assessments of others.

Admission requirements

Previous education

BA in Russian Studies (or equivalent) from an accredited university (see website www.mastersinleiden.nl).

Knowledge minimum

Sufficient knowledge of the Russian language, see www.mastersinleiden.nl for details.

Language requirements

IELTS overall band: 6.5, TOEFL paper based: 570, TOEFL computer based: 230, TOEFL internet based: 88

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