About EUSP International Programs


IMARES, IMARES Plus, ENERPO and ENERPO Plus students, Orientation Day


European University at St. Petersburg (EUSP) is a private, postgraduate school in humanities and social sciences established in 1994 in Russia. EUSP now is a top research center on the political, social, and economic issues of modern Russia. The university includes six academic departments, 14 research centers, and an international team of professors, world-class scientists, and talented students making EUSP the most international university in Russia and the most Russian university in the world.


EUSP is a well-known destination for students from the United States, Europe, and Asia who are interested in all aspects of Russian and Eurasian studies. Russian Federation continues to be a major political and economic world power with a rich cultural heritage. Join one of our international programs to study Russia from A to Я, learn the language, get life experience in St. Petersburg  - the ‘scientific and cultural capital of Russia,’ and step ahead to your career in academia, mass media, public service, or business. 


TPearson“EUSP gave me an essential competitive edge over the
poli-sci/liberal arts grads that are a dime-a-dozen in DC.”

Trevor Pearson (IMARES program, class 2015)
Advisor for U.S. Senator


Here at EUSP International Programs, you may choose one of our programs to study in English:

  • 2-year MA degree program in Russian and Eurasian Studies  IMARES Plus (relaunch in Yerevan)
  • 1-year Certificate Program (MA of EUSP) degree program in Russian and Eurasian Studies IMARES (relaunch in Yerevan)
  • Study semester abroad for undergraduate students (USSR)
  • Research Affiliation for Ph.D. students and visiting researchers


You have to study hard to earn your degree at EUSP and we do our best to make your study process convenient for you:

  • Small groups of up to 10-15 students
  • Individual guidance and personal attention with a 3:1 student/faculty ratio
  • The language of instructions is English (no prior knowledge of Russian is needed to study at International Programs)
  • Course selection and credit system common to European and North American universities
  • International atmosphere