• multidisciplinary comparative studies
  • Welcoming international atmosphere
  • study in English and learn Russian
  • Numerous opportunities of a large European city
  • Numerous opportunities of a large European city

WHAT MA SES IS:

Knowing the European societies’ structure

Development of research and practical skills

Entry into international research and expert community

Opening a great variety of career opportunities in Russia, Europe and around the Globe

‘Studies in European Societies’ (MA SES) is a master program fully taught in English, run at the Faculty of Sociology of Saint-Petersburg State University, Russia in cooperation with Bielefeld University, Germany and support by the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) and the Centre for German and European Studies (Saint-Petersburg State University – Bielefeld University).

MA SES is focused on the social, political, economic and cultural dimensions of the European societies being analysed from comparative perspective in the framework of social sciences.

MA SES news

  • Master’s theses defense of MA ‘SES’ graduates 2021

    17.06.2021 More
  • An exchange semester at the University of Bielefeld

    04.06.2021 More
  • A semester of studying at the University of Birmingham

    04.07.2021 More
  • Welcome seminar for the newly enrolled students of the MA program ‘Studies in European Societies’

    09.09.2021 More
  • Annual Workshop on Research Methodology, Research Conceptualisation, Design and Presentation

    02.02.2019 More

WHY MA SES?

FOCUS ON EUROPEAN SOCIETIES

Special focus on European societies which allows students to discover step by step the social, political, economic and cultural diversity of Europe.

BALANCED PROGRAM

Program that is constantly being improved within 10 years of its work and today combines sociological component with the economic, political and anthropological approaches.

IMPROVING ENGLISH, LEARNING RUSSIAN AND GERMAN

The opportunirty to improve the level of English proficiency, to learn Russian and German, including specific courses, and informal everyday communication with foreign students and teachers.

INTERNATIONAL TEAM OF TEACHERS

The international team of teachers from St. Petersburg state university, the University of Bielefeld (the leading University of Europe in the field of social Sciences) and other European universities.

MA SES IS RUN BY

The Center for German and European Studies
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