Irina Britvina – Doctor of Social Sciences, Professor of the Department of Integrated Marketing Communications and Branding. She has more than 100 scientific publications and a book “Migrants as an object of social work”. Dr. Britvina took part in 5 traineeships and in 6 research projects. Irina Britvina develops scientific field within sociology (sociology of culture) on the issue of inter-ethnic cooperation. She focuses her attention on the problem of inter-ethnic tolerance, communication aspects of inter-ethnic interaction, problems of identity formation migrants from other countries, problems of acculturation of migrants of other nationalities, the problem of adaptation of children of migrants.
The applicants must accurately fill out and provide the following documents: 1. Scholarship Application Form (to be completed in block letters in Russian and/or English) with color photo. 2. Copy of your academic degree(s) and academic transcript(s). Pupils in their last year of high school should provide an academic transcript of the last six months. 3. A copy of the medical report on the absence of contraindications to study in the Russian Federation, issued by an official authority of the country of residence. 4. A copy of a medical certificate on the absence of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) and AIDS, issued by an official authority of the country of residence. 5. Photocopy of your Passport. The Passport must be valid 18 months from the issue date of your student entry visa. Translation of the 1st passport page into Russian with a notarial attestation. 6. A copy of your birth certificate (if you have one). 7. Copies of additional documents (diplomas or certificates of participation in international and national contests and competitions). 8. If you are applying for an Arts or Humanities specialization, please provide additional documents or materials that prove your qualification in said field. 9. List of publications. 10. Abstract.