Institute of History and International Affairs

Director Ivan I. Nazarov, Candidate of Historical Sciences, Associate Professor
Director's Office 656049, Russia, Barnaul, Pr. Lenina 61, Room 305
Tel +7 (3852) 291-269

The Faculty of History is one of the leaders in higher historical education in Russia. The Faculty of History and Philology was created in 1973 alongside with Altai State University establishment. In 1980 the Faculty of History and Philology was separated, forming the Faculty of History and the Faculty of Philology.

There are full-time and part-time programs for undergraduate, graduate, postgraduate and doctoral studies.

The Faculty of History offers the following programs

Postgraduate programs:
  • Archeology;
  • World History;
  • Russian History;
  • Historiography, Source Studies and Historical Research Methods.
All educational programs are generally in Russian. To enroll in any educational program the applicant must have B1–B2 level of Russian or take 1 year course of Russian language at the Altai State University Preparatory Department.

The Faculty’s students participate in different workshops, exchange programs and archaeological, archival, museum and linguistic internships. The educational process is very diversified, as students study not only history, but also culture, economy, politics and foreign languages, thus getting extensive knowledge about the world. The faculty employs highly qualified specialists, including lecturers from foreign countries.

Faculty of History graduates work in different spheres such as education, government, politics, business, mass media and so on.

Faculty structure

  • Department of Archaeology, Ethnography and Museology;
  • Department of Oriental Studies;
  • Department of World History and International Relations;
  • Department of Document Science, Archival Science and Historical Informatics;
  • Department of Foreign Languages;
  • Department of Russian History.

Scientific laboratories

  • Altai Center for Oriental Research;
  • Altai School of Political Research;
  • Center for Economic History.
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