2007-2009 Master of Regional Studies, CIS Research Program in the Department of International Relations at St. Petersburg State University.
2008 (February-June) Residency at Warsaw State University in the Department of Journalism and Political Science.
2003-2007 Undergraduate regional studies in the Department of International Relations’ European Studies Program at St. Petersburg State University.
During her studies Nadezda worked as an analyst for the St. Petersburg government’s Information and Analytical Center. After graduating she worked for the division of International projects at St. Petersburg State Electrotechnical University.