46 Best universities for Political Science in Russia

Below is the list of best universities in Russia ranked based on their research performance in Political Science. A graph of 27.6K citations received by 13.7K academic papers made by 46 universities in Russia was used to calculate publications' ratings, which then were adjusted for release dates and added to final scores.

We don't distinguish between undergraduate and graduate programs nor do we adjust for current majors offered. You can find information about granted degrees on a university page but always double-check with the university website.

1. National Research University Higher School of Economics

For Political Science

#27 in Europe
#91 in the World
Acceptance Rate
19%
Enrollment
32,500
Founded
1992

2. St. Petersburg State University

For Political Science

#98 in Europe
#274 in the World
Acceptance Rate
14%
Enrollment
22,500
Founded
1724

3. Moscow State University

For Political Science

#177 in Europe
#456 in the World
Acceptance Rate
12%
Enrollment
27,500
Founded
1755

4. RUDN University

For Political Science

#270 in Europe
#707 in the World
Enrollment
17,500
Founded
1960

5. Moscow State Institute of International Relations

For Political Science

#301 in Europe
#779 in the World
Enrollment
9,500
Founded
1944

6. Russian Presidential Academy of National Economy and Public Administration

For Political Science

#311 in Europe
#804 in the World
Acceptance Rate
5%
Enrollment
45,000
Founded
1977

7. Kazan Federal University

For Political Science

#338 in Europe
#892 in the World
Enrollment
45,000
Founded
1804

8. European University at St. Petersburg

For Political Science

#474 in Europe
#1361 in the World
Acceptance Rate
45%
Enrollment
125
Founded
1994

9. Volgograd State University

For Political Science

#486 in Europe
#1417 in the World
Enrollment
6,500
Founded
1980

11. Plekhanov Russian University of Economics

For Political Science

#510 in Europe
#1508 in the World
Acceptance Rate
35%
Enrollment
16,401
Founded
1907

12. Southern Federal University

For Political Science

#536 in Europe
#1616 in the World
Acceptance Rate
14%
Enrollment
45,000
Founded
1915

13. Ural Federal University

For Political Science

#543 in Europe
#1637 in the World
Acceptance Rate
45%
Enrollment
42,500
Founded
1920

14. Peter the Great St.Petersburg Polytechnic University

For Political Science

#562 in Europe
#1732 in the World
Acceptance Rate
36%
Enrollment
32,500
Founded
1899

15. Tomsk State University

For Political Science

#569 in Europe
#1758 in the World
Acceptance Rate
25%
Enrollment
12,500
Founded
1878

16. Far Eastern Federal University

For Political Science

#572 in Europe
#1784 in the World
Acceptance Rate
13%
Enrollment
41,000
Founded
1899

17. University of Tyumen

For Political Science

#580 in Europe
#1817 in the World
Enrollment
17,500
Founded
1930

18. Tomsk Polytechnic University

For Political Science

#584 in Europe
#1851 in the World
Enrollment
12,500
Founded
1896

19. ITMO University

For Political Science

#595 in Europe
#1903 in the World
Acceptance Rate
15%
Enrollment
12,500
Founded
1900

20. New Economic School

For Political Science

#613 in Europe
#1978 in the World
Acceptance Rate
25%
Enrollment
375
Founded
1992

21. Voronezh State University

For Political Science

#629 in Europe
#2056 in the World
Acceptance Rate
65%
Enrollment
17,500
Founded
1918

22. Moscow State Pedagogical University

For Political Science

#641 in Europe
#2103 in the World
Enrollment
12,500
Founded
1872

23. Novosibirsk State University

For Political Science

#655 in Europe
#2146 in the World
Acceptance Rate
15%
Enrollment
7,131
Founded
1959

24. Russian State University for the Humanities

For Political Science

#664 in Europe
#2175 in the World
Enrollment
7,500
Founded
1991

25. Samara State University

For Political Science

#674 in Europe
#2216 in the World
Acceptance Rate
35%
Enrollment
6,500
Founded
1969

26. Kuban State University

For Political Science

#675 in Europe
#2217 in the World
Acceptance Rate
65%
Enrollment
22,500
Founded
1920

27. Russian State Social University

For Political Science

#681 in Europe
#2240 in the World
Acceptance Rate
75%
Enrollment
8,500
Founded
1991

28. Baikal State University

For Political Science

#682 in Europe
#2243 in the World
Acceptance Rate
95%
Enrollment
17,500
Founded
1930

29. Moscow Medical Academy

For Political Science

#683 in Europe
#2245 in the World
Acceptance Rate
55%
Enrollment
9,500
Founded
1758

30. Altai State University

For Political Science

#684 in Europe
#2247 in the World
Enrollment
8,500
Founded
1973

31. State University of Management

For Political Science

#689 in Europe
#2255 in the World
Enrollment
12,500
Founded
1919

32. North Caucasus Federal University

For Political Science

#690 in Europe
#2260 in the World
Acceptance Rate
17%
Enrollment
7,500
Founded
1971

33. Ogarev Mordovia State University

For Political Science

#700 in Europe
#2304 in the World
Acceptance Rate
75%
Enrollment
8,000
Founded
1931

34. South Ural State University

For Political Science

#706 in Europe
#2333 in the World
Acceptance Rate
25%
Enrollment
27,500
Founded
1943

35. Kemerovo State University

For Political Science

#708 in Europe
#2336 in the World
Enrollment
22,500
Founded
1974

36. North-Eastern Federal University

For Political Science

#714 in Europe
#2357 in the World
Enrollment
19,077
Founded
1956

37. Ural State Law Academy

For Political Science

#715 in Europe
#2363 in the World
Founded
1931

38. Siberian Federal University

For Political Science

#718 in Europe
#2386 in the World
Acceptance Rate
35%
Enrollment
32,145
Founded
2006

39. Tambov State University

For Political Science

#721 in Europe
#2394 in the World
Enrollment
12,500
Founded
1994

40. Omsk State University

For Political Science

#728 in Europe
#2426 in the World
Enrollment
7,500
Founded
1974

41. Kuban State Agricultural University

For Political Science

#729 in Europe
#2427 in the World
Acceptance Rate
95%
Enrollment
17,500
Founded
1922

42. Belgorod State University

For Political Science

#730 in Europe
#2433 in the World
Enrollment
32,500
Founded
1876

43. Bashkir State University

For Political Science

#731 in Europe
#2440 in the World
Enrollment
9,500
Founded
1909

44. Penza State University

For Political Science

#734 in Europe
#2453 in the World
Enrollment
9,500
Founded
1943

45. Moscow State Linguistic University

For Political Science

#736 in Europe
#2459 in the World
Enrollment
6,500
Founded
1804

46. Chelyabinsk State University

For Political Science

#738 in Europe
#2467 in the World
Enrollment
8,500
Founded
1976

The best cities to study Political Science in Russia based on the number of universities and their ranks are Moscow, Saint Petersburg, Kazan, and Volgograd.