17 Malaya Ordynka, building 1, room 408
The School of International Regional Studies is a research and educational centre designed to revive international regional studies in Russia as an academic discipline.
Faculty members conduct research and educational programmes on international regional studies. Their mission is to create a research school that will train a new generation of highly distinguished regional specialists.
The research and teaching activities are carried out in close cooperation with other divisions of the university within the following sections:
The research sections are staffed by influential regional studies specialists who play key roles in both international and state-sponsored projects. Seeking to revive international regional studies as an academic discipline, the Laboratory works to increase the number of high-quality and authoritative publications in the field and engages young academics, PhDs, and Master’s students in its research activities.
Faculty members with real-world experience and many years of working abroad are involved in all areas of the department’s work. The combination of outstanding staff, strong research potential, and proven experience enables the department to carry out top-level academic, research, and educational projects, as well as government-funded research.
The Schools’s instructors create unique courses that explore the economic and political trends of selected countries and regions. A significant part of the undergraduate coursework is conducted in English.
Faculty members are involved in developing educational standards and requirements for those earning undergraduate, graduate, and post-graduate degrees in regional studies.
Additionally, faculty members are going to coordinate and promote the work of regional studies specialists at the Faculty of World Economy and International Affairs and of their research associates at other institutions and research centres, as well as to teach regional studies courses at the university.