About the profession
The program combines basic theoretical training, a broad interdisciplinary approach to explore cultural forms and processes in a single field of world history, with the development of practical tools needed to manage culture, preservation and popularization of its heritage. Study of culture, interaction between different peoples and their cultural traditions is a very popular modern society sphere of historical knowledge. Due to the dialogue of cultures there is an enrichment of the spiritual values, development of innovative processes. Specialists, studying the patterns underlying the confrontation of modernity and tradition, especially in cultures and mentalities of different peoples, become intermediaries in their dialogue.
The curriculum consists of two modules. First year students take the course at the University of Grenoble-Alpes in French; the second year – in Russia, in Russian. Preparation of theses is carried out under the double supervision (France, Russia). Master's theses French students write and defend in Russian and Russian-French. RUDN and Grenoble University issue diplomas recognized both in EU and Russia. They certify training at the appropriate level of higher education. The program allows you to get acquainted with the scientific schools of Russia and France, with the experience of studying the culture and history of the two countries and to improve practical language skills.
"Interdisciplinary approaches in historical science», «actual problems of historical studies", "history of interpenetration of cultural and political models of Europe"; "Historiography of the culture of the modern era"; "Images and the power in European politics for a new time"; "Historical-artistic techniques and methods of conservation and restoration of monuments of cultural heritage", "IT technologies in historical research» «introduction to cultural heritage", "methods of teaching history in high school; "The main problems of Russian history: theory and historiography" etc.
Special discussions, participation in the scientific laboratory "History of Europe’s cultures”, participation in international symposia and conferences, writing reviews and articles for anthologies and journals, form the future specialists with professional competence. Future masters have research, pedagogical and a predegree practice in international research, cultural, and higher educational institutions.
Successfully mastered the educational program, the graduate will be able to conduct research, to serve as an expert analyst in a variety of international, cultural and governmental institutions, social and political organisations, business structures; work in the media, archives and museums; become an expert on the historical-cultural and educational tourism. He can be a manager in the sphere of culture, curator of the international cultural programs or cultural project, PR-technologist, manager in the field of advertising. The alumni get a boost to constantly improve their professional level, he is able not only to conduct research and cultural-educational work, but also to carry out humanitarian mission as an international lawyer, ready to formulate and defend the values of freedom and human dignity, international friendship, interaction of cultures, the cooperation of states.