Historical Knowledge in Contemporary Society | Master's Degree Program | Altai State University

The history master's program has a research profile. It is aimed at training highly qualified specialists, capable of carrying out scientific research on topical historical topics in the field of Russian and foreign history. The study of historical processes and phenomena in their socio-cultural, political, economic dimensions is based on specific historical sources. Studying for the master's degree in history requires deep immersion into the historical context of the era under study and familiarity with the key concepts of contemporary historical science.


46.04.01 History


Historical Knowledge in Contemporary Society

Learning mode

Full-time education, 2 years

State-funded places


Employer-sponsored places


Fee-paying places


Tuition fees per semester in 2023 / 2024 academic year

57 615 ₽

Entrance test

Exam in History (test)

Passing score in 2022


What training you get

Practical and research activities in the field of Russian and foreign history, archaeology, ethnology, source study, chronology, methods and techniques of research and source study, in-depth knowledge of a foreign language, methods of teaching and advanced methods of teaching history in general educational institutions, skills of work in archival, museum and library institutions, the culture of scientific work, finding funding sources for research projects, the fundamentals of communication in the history of the USSR, and much more.

Career opportunities and graduates

The graduates of the master's program in History can realize their potential in educational institutions of all levels (schools, vocational training, universities); in museum and archival institutions; as scientists of profile research institutes; to work as professionals in tourism and sightseeing organizations; to be experts of public and state organizations; to hold positions of state and local government; to work as correspondents and editors of various media; can increase their research work in public and state institutions.


  • Program Head - Doctor of Historical Sciences, Professor of the Department of Russian History Yury Mikhailovich Goncharov.
  • Phone: +7 (3852) 291-270
  • E-mail: yuriig@yandex.ru


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