The MGIMO School of Government and International Affairs

Bachelor of Arts in Government and International Affairs

Curriculum

CURRICULUM STRUCTURE

Degree requirements: 240 ECTS over 4 years, 30 ECTS per semester

Core subjects: 200+ credits over 4 years
International Relations and Political Science
Governance and Management
Social Sciences and Humanities
Law 
Economics 
Foreign Languages

Elective courses

Research internship 

Professional internship

Language training

Two foreign languages, aside from English, are mandatory

    1. For non-Russian-speaking students: Russian as first foreign language and the choice of French, German or Spanish as second foreign language (availability depends on the year of enrolment); 
    2. For students with a good command of the Russian language: the choice of Arabic, French, German, or Portuguese as first foreign language and the choice of French, German, or Spanish as second foreign language (availability depends on the year of enrolment).

Undergraduate thesis

Final exams
Interdisciplinary exam
Foreign language exam


COURSEWORK BY YEAR

Year 1

Core


Year 2

Core

Selective (choose one from each group)

Group 1

Group 2

Group 3

Group 4


Year 3

Core

Selective (choose one from each group)

Group 1

Group 2

Group 3

Group 4

Group 5


Year 4

Core

Selective (choose one from each group)

Group 1

Group 2

Group 3

Group 4