Become an Expert in Energy Politics
in Siberia, Central Asia, the Caspian Basin
MA in Energy Politics in Eurasia (ENERPO)
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The enormous Eurasian energy resources in Russia, Central Asia, the Caspian Basin and other regions affect the world politics, trade, security and relations between big players. You will learn how countries and corporations cooperate or enter conflicts over ownership, control, transportation and consumption of oil and gas. Developing your analytical skills will prepare you to a career of policy maker and consultant to help political and economic actors meet various challenges. Through ENERPO you will familiarize with key energy projects in Eurasia and address the main problems in the development of the sphere of energy.
The courses combine the perspectives of political science, security studies, political economy, and anthropology. You will also get access to first-hand expertise of the energy sector.
ENERPO is a novelty program which combines in-class training by leading Russian and international experts, master classes by representatives of the energy business community, and company visits.
While one-semester study abroad is possible, to get your master’s degree you need to spend two semesters in St. Petersburg followed by a dissertation writing period.
This program offers the following benefits:
- studying at a compact, internationally renowned private university in Russia devoted solely to the social sciences;
- interdisciplinary curricula with unparalleled breadth of courses that tailor education to specific needs;
- teaching by Russia’s major figures in political science, political economy, and public policy;
- excellent preparation for further research work or for careers in education, public administration, the private sector.