European University at St. Petersburg

MA in Energy Politics and
Energy Transition in Eurasia

Master's degree program in English
European University
at St. Petersburg
Energy Politics and
Energy Transition in Eurasia

MA degree program

Energy Politics and Energy Transition in Eurasia

ENERPO is the first and the only English-taught MA degree program in Russia focused specifically on the global energy affairs with a particular focus on Russia and Eurasia.

The program curriculum is designed to explore how states, societies and businesses respond to energy transition, climate change, and the growing importance of renewables.
ENERPO program
will help you to
Define and elaborate the concept of global energy security and national security models
Understand and explain how energy markets work
Delve into the climate policy and energy transition trends in Russia and post-Soviet countries
Examine multilateral trade and cooperation agreements based on international laws and regulations
Monitor and analyze energy-related information on a weekly basis
Explore Russia's energy strategy in St. Petersburg – where Gazprom is headquartered
ENERPO Program Courses
Economics for Energy Markets
Energy Policy and Indigenous Population of the Russian Arctic
Energy Transition in Eurasia
Energy Security and Russian Politics
Energy Security in Asia
Global Fossil Fuel Industries in the New Energy Reality
Introduction to Sustainable Energy
National Oil Companies in the Global Energy Sector
Russia-EU Energy Relations
Russian Language
Russia's Gas Strategy
Seminar on World Energy Affairs
Sustainable Mining
Women in Energy and Mining
Workshops with guest lecturers and experts
Not only in classrooms
As an ENERPO student, you may conduct research in the ENERPO Research Center, publish your analytical articles and viewpoints/commentaries in the ENERPO Journal, develop your professional skills during internships.
Career Opportunities

MA degree in Energy Politics and Energy Transition in Eurasia has empowered our alumni to make careers in
  • private and state companies such as S&P Global Platts, Gasunie, Glencore, Gas Plus, LUKOIL, Wood Mackenzie, Oiltanking Amsterdam B.V., Texas LNG, Elering AS, OSVfinder, and Strabag;
  • government institutions in the USA, UK, Germany, Hungary, and Estonia;
  • energy sector media such as Argus Media, The Energy Year;
  • academia in Russia, USA, and EU.
    ENERPO program
    available as 1-year & 2-year track
    2 semesters
    4 semesters
    60 ECTS
    120 ECTS
    Starting dates
    twice a year
    Fall 2022
    Spring 2023
    once a year
    Fall 2022
    Entry requirements
    BA degree
    BA degree
    State accredited
    MA degree
    Course selection
    less flexible
    MA thesis
    Russian Language
    2 semesters
    3 semesters
    Visa support
    Visa duration
    90-day visa
    (for each semester)
    2-year multiple entry visa
    Tuition fee
    per track
    per track
    Citizens of Russia and Former Soviet Union countries
    350 000 RUB
    600 000 RUB
    Citizens of all other countries
    17 200 USD
    22 200 USD
    Application deadlines

    April 30, 2022
    to start a 1-year or 2-year track in September 2022

    October 30, 2022
    to start a 1-year track in February 2023

    Steps to apply
    Complete the Application Form
    Send us the required documents
    Attend an online interview
    Wait to receive admission decision
    Why European University at St. Petersburg

    - EUSP is a private graduate school and one of the top research universities in humanities and social sciences in Russia

    - 14 research centers on political, social, and economic issues of modern Russia including ENERPO Research Center

    - International team of professors and excellent scholars

    - 3:1 student/faculty ratio

    - Location in the heart of St.Petersburg, UNESCO World Heritage Site
    EUSP International Programs

    - MA degree in 1 or 2 years

    - All classes in English + intensive Russian language course

    - Study International Relations, Russian, Eurasian Studies and Energy Politics from A to Я

    - International atmosphere and study experience with students from North America and Europe

    - Individual guidance and 24/7 staff assistance in English
    Our alumni