The Master's in Russian and Eurasian Studies draws on Leiden University's status as an international centre of expertise in the study of Russia and Eurasia.
Leiden University's faculty has been studying Russia and the Slavic world since 1913. Scholars from around the world come to Leiden University to study and teach in this fascinating academic field. During your master's, you will learn from accomplished faculty from Leiden University as well as visiting international scholars from our partner universities.
A flexible degree format means that you can focus your studies on the region's language, literature and culture, or on its politics, history, international relations and economics. You can also combine elements from the two specialisations, and study courses at other top universities abroad.
An international classroom makes this a particularly rich learning environment for our students. Competitive scholarship and internship programmes give motivated students the opportunity to study or work in Russia, Georgia, and other countries.