6 semesters - 3 years
 In IAAS MSU, there are several postgraduate programs (PhD programs):
• General history;
• Literature of people of foreign countries, the Languages of the people of foreign countries;
• World economy;
• Political institutions, ethnopolitical conflictology, national and political processes and technologies;
• Political problems of international relations and global development;
• Theory and history of culture.

Individuals with a diploma of completed higher education (bachelor and master degree) may apply for the postgraduate programs. Enrollment to the postgraduate programs occurs on a competitive basis by results of the entrance examinations. Conditions of admission: knowledge of the Russian language (a certificate in Russian or a bachelor's degree diploma from university where education was held in Russian).

Acception of documents (deadlines): from August 20 to September 5.
Entrance examinations for PhD programs: from September 5 to September 20.
Examinations for admission to postgraduate programs: Specialty, Western European language, Philosophy.
The cost of training in internal postgraduate study program (in 2016): 330000 rubles per year, the program takes 3 years. 
The cost of studying at extramural postgraduate course: 220000 rubles per year, course takes 4 years.
During studying at the postgraduate degree programs foreign students continue to study Russian and Western European languages.

For all questions, please contact: 
tel. +7(495) 629-59-48
You may choose the topic of your postgraduate and projects among the great number of Institute staff research interests, i.e. History, theory and typology of Oriental and African languages, theory of translation as well as typology of Oriental literatures regional interrelationship. The other line of current research work includes new conceptual approaches to Oriental history periodization as well as economical history, historical demography, ethno genesis, peculiarities of local cultures and traditions, religion and philosophical systems.