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Intermediate Level

Intermediate Level

Hours to complete

Approx. 9 hours to complete

Suggested: 5 weeks of study, 4 hours/week...
Available languages

English

Subtitles: English
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Start instantly and learn at your own schedule.
Flexible deadlines

Flexible deadlines

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Intermediate Level

Intermediate Level

Hours to complete

Approx. 9 hours to complete

Suggested: 5 weeks of study, 4 hours/week...
Available languages

English

Subtitles: English

Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

Week
1
Hours to complete
2 hours to complete

Modul 1. Introduction

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Reading
5 videos (Total 58 min), 2 readings, 2 quizzes
Video5 videos
1.2. Soviet Ideology, Politics, Law and the Constitution12m
1.3. Perestroyka of 1980s10m
1.4. Adoption of the New Constitution and Making Design of the New State in 1990s11m
1.5. Embodying the New Principles in the Legal and Government Systems in 2000-2010s12m
Reading2 readings
Week´s presentation10m
Supplementary Materials10m
Quiz2 practice exercises
Practical Questions20m
Control Questions20m
Week
2
Hours to complete
2 hours to complete

Modul 2. Constitutional Exceptionalism: the Russian Case

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Reading
3 videos (Total 36 min), 2 readings, 2 quizzes
Video3 videos
2.2. Russian Constitutional Identity: Liberal Values vs. Social Solidarity and Traditional Morality (Orthodoxy)12m
2.3. International Law in the Russian Politics and Legal System11m
Reading2 readings
Week's presentation10m
Supplementary Materials10m
Quiz2 practice exercises
Practical Questions20m
Control Questions20m
Week
3
Hours to complete
2 hours to complete

Modul 3. Human Rights in Russia

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Reading
4 videos (Total 51 min), 2 readings, 2 quizzes
Video4 videos
3.2. Personal Rights in Russia12m
3.3. Political Rights and Political Participation12m
3.4. Social Rights and Sozialstaat13m
Reading2 readings
Week's presentation10m
Supplementary Materials10m
Quiz2 practice exercises
Practice questions20m
Control questions20m
Week
4
Hours to complete
2 hours to complete

Modul 4. Political System of Russia

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Reading
5 videos (Total 63 min), 1 reading, 2 quizzes
Video5 videos
4.2 Presidency and the Executive in the Russian System of Government12m
4.3 Russian Parliamentarism12m
4.4 Judiciary in Russia12m
4.5 Federalism in Russia11m
Reading1 reading
Week's presentation10m
Quiz2 practice exercises
Practice questions20m
Control questions20m

Instructor

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Sergei A. Belov

Associate Professor of Constitutional Law, Candidate of law (PhD)
Department of State and Administrative Law, Law Faculty

About Saint Petersburg State University

The Saint-Petersburg University (SPbU) is a state university, located in Saint-Petersburg, Russia. Founded in 1724, SPbU is the oldest institution of higher education in Russia. At present, there are more than 30 000 students in SPbU studying 398 programmes...

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