Form of study: full-time and combined
Type of study:


Standard length of study: 4 years

International Area Studies is a four-year PhD program that is ideal for students who want to explore the current (since 1990) development of North America and Europe and aim to acquire a higher level of academic skills in terms of theoretical, methodological and analytical knowledge.

Information about graduate employment

Upon the successful completion of the programme, graduates are able to analyse social phenomena and processes of various nature individually and as part of a team, and they do so while utilizing relevant theoretical works and applying advanced scholarly practices and methods, and to present the results of their work. Graduates fulfil the prerequisites for various job positions in which independent intellectual and creative activity, conceptual work, structured and logical thinking and broad knowledge are required. Graduates work mainly as researchers, university and secondary school teachers, analysts and specialists in state administration, international organizations, commercial sphere, etc.