ApplynowThe European University at Saint Petersburg (EUSP) is pleased to announce its call for applications for 1-year International Master Degree Programs in the year 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. Read more...

Library news: Energy Politics and Energy Economics journals are available for our students

JournalsAll EUSP students, graduates and associated researchers now have access to all articles of the Energy Policy e-journal and Energy Economics e-journal. These two journals on energy affairs provide probably the best academic materials on the subject.

Please follow the link to get access to the journals archive since early 2000s.

Our congratulations to Elisabeth Ludeking - winner of rowing regatta in St.Petersburg

ElLudekingOn June 4, 2014 Elisabeth Ludeking, a student in the IMARES program, took part in the 3rd Jury Tukalov's rowing regatta at "Znamia" rowing club and placed first in single scull racing.


Read the May issue of ENERPO Journal

The May issue features two articles from ENERPO students - one on the effect of Western sanctions against Iran on the Middle Eastern country's hydrocarbon industry and the other on the potential implications of the massive natural gas discoveries in southeastern Europe, a piece from one of our professors on continued interdependence between Russia, Ukraine, and Europe in the realm of energy, and finally a Workshop Review article with US-born Russian businessman, Boris Jordan.

IMARES alumna will stand in the parliament elections in Finland

Titta-Banner-01sTitta Andersson-Bohren, IMARES program alumna 2010, will stand in the parlament elections in Finland in 2015. Ms. Andersson-Bohren is a candidate of the National Coalition Party.

IMARES students went to Kazan

Kazan-2014-1One of teaching modules at IMARES program is offered in Kazan, the capital of Tatarstan. It lasts 2 weeks and gives the students the opportunity to learn about Empire and Islam in one of Muslim centeres of Russia.

The program of the module includes 3 courses:



19042014football-1On  Saturday, April 19, the ENERPO football team played an 11-a-side football game vs. a team of Russians and Russianists from EUSP. The final score was 6-3 for the latter.

IMARES and MARCA students visited Novgorod

Novgorod2014-1Students from IMARES and MARCA programs visited Novgorod on April 13-14, 2014 as part of Prof. Podbolotov's course "Russian Political and Social History". Veliky Novgorod (Novgorod the Great) is one of the oldest  and the most important historic cities in Russia. It was founded in the late 10th century and is recognised by UNESCO as a World Heritage Site.  

International programs' students at EUSP 3-on-3 Basketball Tournament

3-3-EUSP-basketballOn Sunday March 9, the EUSP 3-on-3 Basketball Tournament was held in a “Fitness House” in the Petrogradsky region of St. Petersburg. The round-robin contest allowed students from various institutions to meet each other and exposed them to styles of play different from their own.  Eight teams – five from European University, two from CIEE study abroad program, and one from Bard-Smolny – competed in the “street ball” contest. Read more...

16th European Union Info-day: "Relations Between Russia and EU Today: Temporary Difficulties or Protracted Crisis?"

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The 16th EU Info day was held on February 25, 2014 in St.Petersburg. The main topics for discussion were the relations between Russia and European Union today. 

You can watch the video of the meeting here (in Russian).


Six times a year in St. Petersburg the Centre of European Studies - EU Centre holds the EU Info-days organized in cooperation with the press club 'Green Lamp' (in Russian - 'Зеленая лампа'; transliteration - 'Zelenaya lampa'). The idea laying behind the Info-days is to regularly update the general public and, especially, journalists on the current situation in the EU and the state of affairs in the relations between the Union and Russia. In order to provide the information on the institutional and political reforms in the EU, launching of the new EU projects and programs, the EU-Russia summits etc, the Info-days take the form of a briefing for journalists, businessmen and NGOs.