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    European University at Saint-Petersburg Call for Applications


    The European University at Saint Petersburg (EUSP) is pleased to announce its call for applications for 1-year International Master Degree Programs in the academic year 2014/2015.
    EUSP is a top graduate school in the social sciences and humanities in Russia and the only one with permanent postgraduate degree programs in Eurasian Studies in English. Our students and alumni call EUSP the most international of Russian universities and the most Russian of international universities. You can choose between MA degree programs in Russian and Eurasian Studies with concentration in politics, energy affairs, history, culture and society. All the programs have state accreditation and are recognized by universities in the US and Europe.
    EUSP is committed to providing high academic standards and personal attention for every student. Promoting the personal growth and intellectual development of our students is our first priority. EUSP’s student to faculty ratio is 3:1.
    Every year our students, from more than 25 countries in Europe, North America and Asia, enjoy the international atmosphere of our campus in the heart of St. Petersburg - the cultural capital of Russia.

    Choose your program:

    1-year (60 ECTS) MA program in the politics, economy, society, and history of Russia and neighboring Eurasian countries.
    1-year (60 ECTS) MA program in history of Russian culture combining studies of literature, arts, society, and religion.
    1-year (60 ECTS) MA program in energy politics in Eurasia with concentrations on political science, security studies, and political economy with first-hand expertise in the energy sector.
    All programs include an optional Russian Language course.
    You may also choose a non-degree study option for one or two semesters.

    Tuition Fees:

    Tuition fees vary from 5,250 USD to 8,500 USD per semester depending on the program.
    Our admissions officers will assist you in choosing one of the national or international scholarship programs to help you fund your studies. EUSP is recognized by the US Department of Education and US students can receive Direct Federal Loans for their studies at our programs. Some limited financial aid may be available from the EUSP.

    Application deadlines:

    Each of our MA Programs starts twice a year - on September 1, 2014 and February 2, 2015. Applicants can choose the starting date. They have to meet the deadline for submitting applications accordingly:
    April 30, 2014 to start in September 2014 or
    October 31, 2014 to start in February 2015
    Early admission is possible.

    How to apply:

    Your application should include:
    • A completed application form
    • Your statement of purpose (not more than 500 words)
    • Two letters of recommendation from academics who are closely acquainted with your academic work
    • Certified transcripts of previous undergraduate and graduate studies, with grade-point averages
    • Your Curriculum Vitae
    You can send all the above, including a scanned transcript of studies, by e-mail to
    Please ask your referees to email their recommendation letters directly to the same address.
    The European University at St. Petersburg (EUSP) was founded in 1994 and it is the first private graduate school in Russia. The mission of the University is to satisfy societal needs in raising and expanding professional qualification of specialists and in developing of their creative and scholarly potential on the basis of achievements of Russian and international experience and cooperation. EUSP has a commitment to the integration of Russian scholarship with scholarship in Europe, America and Asia.
    EUSP – Bringing the Best Together.
    Study Russia. Enjoy St. Petersburg.
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