About the Program

PolitIQ is an abbreviation made of three key words: polit, improve, quality. The goal of the program is to increase the prestige of political science education in Russia. The mission of the program is to disseminate objective knowledge about Russia and the Russian science in the foreign scientific community; to help foreign students and professors to obtain qualitative information about the Russian school of political sciences and the […]

Contact Political science educational program for students PolitIQ

Moscow, 27-4 Lomonosovsky prospekt Participation in the Political science educational program PolitIQ: Maxim Vilisov mvilisov@politiq.ru Media requests: Aleksandra Moiseenko amoiseenko@politiq.ru Projects of Political science educational program PolitIQ: Summer Schools for MSU students MSU Master’s programme «Post-Soviet Public Policy» Follow us on social media! VK Youtube Telegram

Vladimir Yakunin

Vladimir Yakunin is a Russian public figure, businessman and former president of Russian Railways (June 2005 — August 2015). After stepping down as head of Russian Railways he has continued to be engaged in public work as a founder and president of World Public Forum «Dialogue of Civilizations». In October 2015 he started work on creating an international think tank focused on the search for solutions to help de-escalate tensions across the world. DOC Research […]

Statement about protection of personal data

In accordance with article 9 of the Federal Law dated July 27, 2006 #152-FZ “About personal data” by this letter I give my consent to the Association of Independent Experts “Centre for Studies of Crisis Society” (Registered address: 107078, Moscow, 15 Kalanchevskaya St.; Postal address: 107078, Moscow, 4 Dokuchayev pereulok; TIN/KPP 7730535315/770801001) to process my […]

Online Winter School «Sustainability of Political Systems in Eurasia»

PolitIQ in partnership with the Faculty of Political Science at the Lomonosov Moscow State University and the Center for Crisis Society Studies are inviting you to join the Online Winter School «Sustainability of Political Systems in Eurasia» The ongoing coronavirus pandemic proved to have deep political, economic and social consequences for nation-states. While being a […]

Online Summer School “Sustainability of Political Systems in Eurasia”

PolitIQ in partnership with the Faculty of Political Science at the Lomonosov Moscow State University and the Center for Crisis Society Studies are inviting you to join the Online Summer School “Sustainability of Political Systems in Eurasia” The ongoing coronavirus pandemic proved to have deep political, economic and social consequences for nation-states. While being a […]

Vladimir Yakunin’s Cambridge speech

We publish the full transcript of Vladimir Yakunin‘s Cambridge speech and interview. He starts by thanking for the invitation and expressing his condolences on the losses London has suffered recently, most recently in the terrible fire. He notes that Russia has great compassion for these losses – because it has been through many wars, seen […]

Vladimir Yakunin welcomes cultural dignitaries in Berlin

29 June, Berlin – DOC Research Institute, an independent international think tank, commemorated one year since its launch in Berlin with a panel discussion involving influential cultural dignitaries from Europe, the Middle East and Asia to talk about critical issues relating to the protection of cul-tural heritage around the world. Panellists included His Excellency Mahmood […]

PolitIQ Programme will be presented at the All-Russian Convention of Political Experts

From November 11 to November 13 2016 the II Convention of the All-Russian Public Organization “Russian Society of Political Experts” on “Russian Politics: the agenda in the changing world” will be held in Kazan.  Over 350 leading Russian and foreign scientists and experts from over 30 countries will take part. The Convention will be a […]

Rector of the Moscow State University announced the launch of the Moscow International University Ranking

“It’s a significant day in the history of the Russian education today. We announce the start of the Moscow International Ranking (of universities)” – said the rector at the press-conference. According to materials which were prepared for the event, the new ranking  will assess universities according to the system that would consider their  three “classical […]