Russian Regional Studies | Bachelor's Degree Program | Altai State University


41.03.02 Russian Regional Studies


National Policy and International Cooperation

What training you get

Studying Russian regional studies is connected with training specialists with knowledge of natural-geographical, economic, political, ethnic-religious and cultural peculiarities of Russian regions, who can work out effective managerial decisions to overcome social and economic disproportions in regions, formulate and implement the interests of regional communities in public policy, develop inter-regional and international cooperation.

What does the education in "Regional Studies of Russia" give to the student?

  • An opportunity to get a quality multifaceted liberal arts education that is highly competitive on the labor market in Russia and abroad.
  • Professional practice in leading government agencies, diplomatic missions, expert analytical and advertising and information centers, commercial organizations and firms.
  • Participate in scientific expeditions and research related to the study of regions of Russia and Asian countries.
  • Have an in-depth study of a basic foreign language (English, German) and special language courses ("Language of Diplomatic Communication", "Business correspondence in a foreign language").
  • Have a professional or language internship while studying in foreign partner universities.

Career opportunities and graduates

After receiving a diploma of regional studies in Russia, you will be able to find employment and apply your professional knowledge in the following areas:

  • Federal, regional and municipal authorities;
  • Russian and foreign centers of expertise and information agencies;
  • Diplomatic representations of Russia and other countries;
  • Interpreter in the professional sphere (English, German);
  • Protocol accompaniment of persons and representatives of commercial structures, interpretation of speeches on economic, trade and socio-political issues;
  • Lecturer in educational institutions of different levels;
  • Manager in a travel agency in Russia and abroad;
  • Spokesperson for state authorities and commercial structures;
  • Academic and university research centers;
  • International journalist.

Learning mode

  • full-time
  • 4 years

State-funded places


Employer-sponsored places


Fee-paying places


Tuition fees per semester in 2022 / 2023 academic year

53 400 rubles

Entrance tests


  • Program head - Elena Aleksandrovna Shershneva, Candidate of Historical Sciences, Associate Professor at the Department of Russian Regional Studies, National and State-Confessional Relations
  • Phone: +7 (38-52) 29-66-29
  • E-mail:

Print version Modified 26.06.2023