Best Educational Programs: SOCIOLOGY


Faculty of Sociology

Bachelor’s program

Master’s programme


LIGA, Marina Borisovna



HEI’s image. Transbaikal State University is on its way to become one of the leading national educational institutions in fundamental and applied research in the field of technical, natural and humanitarian sciences. The University preserves and develops best traditions of the Russian higher school. The University’s education quality complies with international quality standards.

Programme presentation. The study process of the programme “Sociology” is based on using contemporary educational technologies, active forms and methods of teaching. Graduates of the Programme become highly qualified specialists in science, social politics, social safety; they develop and implement innovative technologies, and programmes, participate in solving regional and national social problems. The Programme uniqueness is expressed in integrating resource potential of reproduction and translation of cultural values in the region by way of preserving, developing and disseminating knowledge, research work and intellectual art.

The Programme underwent public accreditation in the Agency for Quality Assurance in Higher Education and Career Development.

Teaching staff. The Faculty of Sociology of Transbaikal State University is an educational and research centre of Transbaikal Territory. The teaching staff consists of more than 80 highly qualified specialists, including Doctors of Sciences and PhDs, honoured workers of higher education of the Russian Federation, honoured workers of different fields of science. Teachers win grants through the Federal Targeted Programmes, the Foundation for Supporting Children in Difficult Life Situation and others. The Faculty runs research centres and laboratories, and an institute.

Competitiveness of students. The average State Examination grade for the Programme’s applicants is one of the highest in the University. Over 40% of the Programme’s students are involved in research activity in the framework of the Philosophy Society, International Philosophy Seminar, and the Research Centre.

Students of the Programme have the possibility to study in Liaoning University and other Chinese HEIs.

Interaction with employers. Heads and specialists of partner organizations and authority bodies are involved in the process of developing and improving the Programme.