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Term papers

How to apply for a Term paper topic in Year 2019/2020:

Please note that the Term Papers and Theses topics approval has been moved to the LMS system since this academic year! You need to talk about your topic with the supervisor and then make a topic request via LMS Course Themes Module.

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Please do not forget that your request shall be approved by your Supevisor via his/her LMS account.

Official Documents:

Term paper and master thesis schedule



1st year

Module 2

October 15 – November 15

 Term Papers topics discussion at the Research Seminar

November 15

Deadline for Term Papers Topic Applications via LMS system

November 27

Subject of Term Paper and supervisor approved by the Academic Council of MA Program




Module 4



April 13


First draft  of the term paper submission (after Antiplagiarism chesk)

April 14

First draft submission (after Antiplagiarism chesk)


April 20-21

Preliminary defense /supervisor approval  of the term paper.

May 11


Submission of a request for title and / or supervisor change (if needed) (18.00)

June 22, 23.59

Final draft  of the term paper submission through LMS system

June 29

Defense of the term paper

Information on Thesis Defense in 2020:

Head of the State Examination Commission in 2020:

Sergei N. Abashin, Doctor of Historical Sciences, professor, European University Saint Petersburg.

Head of the Appeal Committee:

Elena A. Vandysheva, Senior Lecturer, Department of Political Science.