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Russia between Past and Future

Bachelor's level | 15 credits | Course code: EU1150
Autumn 2020
50% Evening
Period: 31 August 2020 - 17 January 2021
2) Only EU/EEA citizens and students with approved residence permit in Sweden can apply

About the Course

What is going on in Russia? Why have the hopes that the country will develop Western liberal democracy and a free market economy after the dissolution of the Communist rule instead resulted in a more authoritarian society? In this course you will, based on an overview of Russia's history – including the Soviet era – study the economic, political and social development of Russia after the dissolution of the Soviet Union. Furthermore, Russia's new international role and the country's tense relationship with the West are topics that also are studied.

Course Syllabus


Requirements and Selection

Requirements: General entrance requirements

Selection: Selection is based upon average grade from upper secondary school (34 %), the number of credits from previous university studies (33 %) and Högskoleprovet - Swedish Scholastic Aptitude Test (33 %)

Tuition Fee

Application fee: 900 SEK
Full course cost: 21 250 SEK
First payment: 21 250 SEK

EU/EEA citizens, Swedish residence permit holders and exchange students do not pay fees. More information on:

Study Guidance

Studievägledare, 031 7861189,


Department of Political Science
Box 711
40530 Göteborg
Visiting address: Sprängkullsgatan 19

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