PolitIQ is an educational project aimed at enhancing the quality of political education in Russia and to support gifted students in developing in their scientific and professional pursuit.
The word “PolitIQ” comprises three key words: polit, improve, quality
The goal of the project is to enhance the prestige of political studies in Russia and to disseminate objective information about our country and Russian science across the foreign scientific community.
PolitIQ includes the master’s program titled “Post-Soviet Public Policy” that is conducted in English, along with lectures and workshops from the leading Russian and foreign educators.
Since 2019, the master’s program “Post-Soviet Public Policy”, aimed at developing the skills of application analysis for political processes in Russia and on the Eurasian territory, has become a double-degree program of MSU and MGIMO.
In 2019, lecturers from the following universities took part in the master’s program: Imam Sadiq University (Iran), University of Amsterdam (the Netherlands), Sciences Po (France), London School of Economics (Great Britain), Peking University (China), Tufts University (USA), Harvard Kennedy School (USA) and Columbia University (USA)