About the profession
Major changes in international relations entail a new vision of historical processes, new approaches. All this directly affects the assessment of current events, the relations between different countries, the development of new approaches to the solution of interstate relations. In this regard, new tasks arise in the training of highly qualified personnel, specialists in their field. A specialist in international relations is distinguished by erudition, extensive knowledge in the field of history, the theory of international relations and world politics, foreign languages, he/she possesses such qualities as sociability and diplomacy.
The programme includes 3 modules of the system analysis of international security and conflicts. Module (1) aims to understand historical and structural antecedents of conflicts and global security challenges. Module (2) aims to study external responses, development strategies and programs on peace and conflict impact assessment. Module (3) aims to develop international strategies and options for conflict resolution, taking into account different national interests of traditional and new global powers, including the BRICS countries.
“Global security”, “International terrorism”, “New risks and challenges”, “Energy security, “International conflicts: new approaches to the settlement process”, “International organizations and the peace process”, “Human rights and global security”, “Migration and global security”, etc.
A practice-oriented approach is one of the most important components of the organization of the educational process and an effective means of improving the quality of training of highly qualified international specialists, since the training is aimed at creating a new staff of scientists, officials, specialists in the field of international relations. The internship is conducted in state structures: Rossotrudnichestvo, Rosmolodezh, Roskosmos, Rosatom, Chamber of Commerce and Industry, the UN Information Center, embassies of the CIS countries, foreign representations in the Russian Federation, etc.
The activities of graduates, who received the high-quality education and a master's degree diploma in international relations, are related to the following key professions: diplomat, expert/analyst, international journalist, lawyer, economist, manager. Graduates of the department work at the central office of the Russian Foreign Ministry, embassies and consulates in Germany, Belgium, Denmark, Czech Republic, Slovakia, Romania, China, Egypt, Syria, Sudan, Lebanon, Morocco in international organizations, commercial organizations, various foreign economic structures, research centers, higher educational institutions of Russia and foreign countries.