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Doctoral Programmes and Fields of Study

Field of Study
(Educational programme)

       Scientific specialty         
Duration of Study
1.1. Mathematics and mechanics
(Mathematics and mechanics)
1.1.1. Real, complex and functional analysis     4 years Moscow
Nizhny Novgorod
Saint Petersburg
1.1.5. Mathematical Logic, Algebra, Number Theory and Discrete Mathematics Moscow
1.1.2. Differential Equations and Mathematical Physics MoscowNizhny Novgorod
1.1.3. Geometrics and Topology MoscowNizhny Novgorod
1.1.4. Probability Theory and Mathematical Statistics Moscow
Saint Petersburg
1.2 Computer and Information Science

(Computer Science)
 1.2.1. Artificial Intelligence and Machine LearningyearsMoscow
Nizhny Novgorod
Saint Petersburg
 1.2.2. Mathematical modeling, numerical methods and software packagesMoscow
Nizhny Novgorod
1.2.3. Theoretical Computer Science, CyberneticsMoscow
Nizhny Novgorod
Saint Petersburg
1.2.4. Cyber SecurityMoscow
1.3 Physical sciences
(Physics and astronomy)

1.3.1. Space Physics, Astronomy

1.3.3. Theoretical PhysicsyearsMoscow
1.3.6. OpticsyearsMoscow
1.3.8. Low-temperature PhysicsyearsMoscow
1.3.10. Condensed matter physicsyearsMoscow
1.3.11. Physics of semiconductorsyearsSaint Petersburg
1.3.8. Condensed-matter physicsyears (Doctoral school of Thechnical Science)Moscow
1.4 Chemical Sciences
(Solid State Chemistry)
1.4.15. Solid State ChemistryyearsMoscow
1.5 Biological Sciences
(Molecular Biology)
1.5.3.  Molecular Biology 4 years Moscow
 2.2 Electronics, photonics, instrumentation and communications
(Electronics, Radiotechnics and Communication Systems)
2.2.2. Electronic Component Base of Micro- and Nanoelectronics, Quantum Devices 4 years Moscow
2.2.3. Technology and Equipment for the Production of Materials and Electronic DevicesyearsMoscow
2.2.10. Metrology and Metrological SupervisionyearsMoscow
2.2.13. Radio engineering, including TV devices and systemsyearsMoscow
2.2.14. Antennas and microwave devices and technologiesyearsMoscow
 2.2.15. Systems, Networks and Devices for TelecommunicationsyearsMoscow
2.3 Information technology and telecommunications

(System Analysis. Math Modeling. Information Technology)

Mathematical and Computer Systems Software)

(Information Security)

2.3.1. Systems Analysis, Control Theory, and Information ProcessingyearsMoscow
2.3.2. Automation and Control of Technological Processes and ProductionyearsMoscow
2.3.3. Computing Systems and their ElementsyearsMoscow
2.3.5. Mathematical and Software Support for Computing Systems, Complexes and Computer Networks (Mathematical and Computer Systems Software)years Moscow
Saint Petersburg
2.3.6.  Methods and Systems of Information Security (Information Security) 3 years Moscow
 2.3.7. Computer Modeling and Design Automation (System Analysis. Math Modeling. Information Technology)  3 years Moscow
 2.3.8. Informatics and information processes 3 years Moscow
5.3 Psychology

(Psychological Studies)

5.3.1  General Psychology, Psychology of Personality, History of PsychologyyearsMoscow
5.3.5 Social Psychology, Political and Economic Psychology
5.2 Economics




(Public administration)

5.2.4 FinanceyearsMoscow
Nizhny Novgorod

5.2.3 Regional and Sectoral EconomyyearsMoscow
Nizhny Novgorod
Saint Petersburg
5.2.1 Economic TheoryyearsMoscow
5.2.5 World EconomyyearsMoscow
Saint Petersburg
5.2.2 Mathematical, Statistical and Instrumental Methods of EconomicsyearsMoscow
Nizhny Novgorod
Saint Petersburg
5.2.6  ManagementyearsMoscow
Nizhny Novgorod
Saint Petersburg

5.2.7. Public Administration and Sectoral Policies

 years Moscow
5.4 Social Sciences


5.4.1. Theory, Methodology and History of Sociology
5.4.2. Economic SociologyyearsMoscow
5.4.3. Demography 
5.4.4. Social Structure, Social Institutions and ProcessesyearsMoscow
Saint Petersburg
5.1 Law
5.1.1. Theoretical and Historical Legal SciencesyearsMoscow
5.1.5. International Legal SciencesyearsMoscow
5.1.3. Private Law (Civilistic) SciencesyearsMoscow
5.1.4. Criminal Law SciencesyearsMoscow
 5.1.2. Public Law (State Law) SciencesyearsMoscow
Nizhny Novgorod
5.5 Political Science 

(Political Science)

(International Relations and Regional Studies)

5.5.1  History and Theory of Politicsyears
Saint Petersburg
5.5.2 Political Institutions, Processes and TechnologiesMoscow
Saint Petersburg
5.5.4 International Relationships  (Political Science)Moscow
5.5.4 International Relationships (International Relations and Regional Studies)
5.8 Education and Pedagogical Studies


5.8.1 Pedagogy, History of Pedagogy and EducationyearsMoscow
5.8.2 Theory and Methodology of Training and Education 3 years Moscow
5.8.7 Methodology and Technology of Professional Education 3 years Moscow
5.9 Philology

(Linguistics and Literature Studies)

(Modern Languages)

(Communications and Media)


5.9.1. Russian Literature and Literature of the Peoples of the Russian FederationyearsMoscow
Nizhny Novgorod
 5.9.2. Literature of the peoples of the world 3 years Moscow
Nizhny Novgorod
 5.9.3. Literary theory 3 years Moscow
Nizhny Novgorod
 5.9.4. Folklore 3 years Moscow
Nizhny Novgorod
 5.9.5. Russian language. Languages ​​of the peoples of Russia 3 years Moscow
5.9.6. Languages of Peoples of Foreign Countries (Modern Languages) 3 years Moscow
5.9.8 Theoretical, Applied and Comparative Linguistics 3 years Moscow
Nizhny Novgorod
 5.9.9. Media Communications and Journalism (Communications and Media) 3 years Moscow

5.6 Historical Studies 

(Historical Studies and Archeology

(Historical Studies)

(Domestic Politics and International Relations in the Contemporary Era)







5.6.1. Russian History (Historical Studies and Archeology)



5.6.1. Russian History (Historical Studies) 


Saint Petersburg

5.6.2 General History (Historical Studies and Archeology ) 

 3 years


5.6.2 General History (Domestic Politics and International Relations in the Contemporary Era)

3 years


5.6.3. Archeology

 3 years


5.6.4. Ethnology, Anthropology and Ethnography (Historical Studies)

 3 years

Saint Petersburg

5.6.5. Historiography, Source Studies and Methods of Historical Studies

 3 years

5.7 Philosophy
5.7.1 Ontology and Epistemology3 yearsMoscow
5.7.2 History of Philosophy3 yearsMoscow
5.7.4 Ethics3 yearsMoscow
5.7.5 Logic3 yearsMoscow
5.7.6 Philosophy of Science and Technology3 yearsMoscow
5.7.7 Social and Political Philosophy3 yearsMoscow
5.7.8 Philosophical Anthropology, Philosophy of Culture3 yearsMoscow
5.7.9 Philosophy of Religion and Religious Studies3 yearsMoscow
5.10 Fine and Applied Arts and Architecture

(Art and Design)

5.10.1. Theory and History of Culture and Art3 years Moscow 
 5.10.3. Types of Art

 5.12 Cognitive Sciences

(Cognitive Sciences)

5.12.1 Interdisciplinary studies of cognitive processes 3 years Moscow