PhD's Program “Ethnic and Cultural (Siberian Arctic) Studies” | Siberian Federal University

PhD's Program “Ethnic and Cultural (Siberian Arctic) Studies”

Doctoral students will be involved in research projects at the Research and Educational Center of Modern Problems of the Indigenous Peoples of the Siberian North and Arctic, or Department of Cultural Studies, Laboratory of Ethnic and Cultural Dynamics of Northern and Central Asia under the supervision of Professor Natalia Koptseva.

Professor Natalia Koptseva

Institute for the Humanities, Siberian Federal University

phone: +7 908 211-41-23


  • Koptseva, N. P., Kirko, V. I. The information basis for formation of positive ethnic identities in the process of acculturation of indigenous peoples of the Arctic Siberia (Krasnoyarsk, Russia) // Life Sci J, 2014, 11 (8), pp. 479–483;
  • Koptseva N. P., Reznikova K. V. Refinement of the causes of ethnic migration North Selkups based on the historical memory of indigenous ethnic groups Turukhansk district of Krasnoyarsk Krai. Bylye gody, 2015, 4 (38), pp. 1028–1038;
  • Koptseva N. P., Reznikova K. V., Dobryaeva I. S. The methodology of natural sciences in antiquity and the second book of Galen's de placitis hippocratis et platonis. Schole, 2015, 9 (1), pp. 45–44;
  • Koptseva N. P., Kirko V. I. (2014). Processes of acculturation Khakases (indigenous people of Southern Siberia), living outside of the Khakassia in the urban and student environment. American Journal of Applied Sciences, 11 (12), pp. 1969–1975;
  • Koptseva N. P., Kirko V. I. (2014). Ethic identification of indigenous people of the Siberian Arctic. American Journal of Applied Sciences. 11 (12), 1969, pp. 1969–1975;
  • Koptseva N. P. (2014). Expert analysis of the main trends of Northern Siberia's indigenous small-numbered peoples economic development. Economic Annals-XXI, 11–12, pp. 93–96;
  • Koptseva N. P. (2015). The current economic situation in Taymyr (the Siberian Arctic) and the prospects of indigenous peoples' traditional economy. Economic Annals-XXI, 9–10, pp. 95–97;
  • Koptseva N. P., Kirko V. I. (2014). Some concepts of late nineteenth and early twentieth-century russian philosophy, revealing specific forms of collective identities | [Algunos conceptos de la filosofía rusa de finales del siglo XIX y primer tercio del siglo XX, que revelan formas específicas de las identidades colectivas]. Revista de Filosofia, 76 (1), pp. 7–31;
  • Koptseva N. P., Kirko V. I. Post-Soviet practice of preserving ethnocultural identity of indigenous peoples of the North and Siberia in Krasnoyarsk Region of the Russian Federation // Life Sci, 2014, 11 (7), pp. 180–185;
  • Koptseva N. P., Kirko V. I. Specificity of ethnogeny indigenous peoples by Central Siberia in the transition from the traditional type of society to modern society. Life Sci J , 2014, 11 (7), pp. 409–413;
  • Koptseva N. P., Kirko V. I. Modeling of the basic processes and traditional way of life of indigenous peoples of Krasnoyarsk region (Eastern Siberia). Life Sci J 2014, 11 (10), pp. 489–494;
  • Koptseva N. P., Kirko V. I. (2015). The impact of global transformations on the processes of regional and ethnic identity of indigenous peoples Siberian Arctic.
  • Mediterranean Journal of Social Sciences. 6 (3), pp. 217–224;
  • Koptseva N. P., Kirko V. I., Zamaraeva J. S. (2015). Characteristic features of ethnic labor migration in the Krasnoyarsk Krai (Central Siberia, Russia). International Journal of Economics and Financial Issues, 5, pp. 100–108;
  • Koptseva N. P., Kirko V. I. (2015). Aspects of political wisdom in the treatise Lao Tzu “Tao Te Ching”. Mediterranean Journal of Social Sciences, 6 (5S2), pp. 119–126;
  • Koptseva N. P., Kirko V. I. Modern specificity of legal regulation of Cultural Development of the Indigenous Peoples of the Arctic Siberia under the global transformations. Life Sci J 2014, 11 (9), pp. 314–319.
Duration: 3 years
(this period can be shorter depending on the availability of a PhD thesis)
Language: English
Entry requirements:
  • Master`s degree in Cultural Studies, or Social Studies, or Indigenous Studies, or Ethnic Studies, or Religious Studies, or Social (Cultural) Anthropology, or Political Anthropology

  • An adequate level of English proficiency (certificate or another document)

Apply to The Centre for International Education and Certified Testing for a certificate if you do not have it, the Russian language preparatory course is available

Tuition fee: € 3,500 (the cost does not include accommodation and living expenses)
Accommodation: On-campus accommodation is available: single ensuite room 45 € per month, twin ensuite room 30 € per month
Practicalities: Airport transfer, invitation letter for a Russian study visa and an optional survival course of Russian as a foreign language are provided by the University
  • Ethnic and Cultural Studies in Northern and Central Asia
  • Unique Expeditions to the Ethnic Settlements of Indigenous Peoples of the North and Siberia, Tundra and Taiga
  • Unique Expeditions and Field Studies to extreme places of the Siberian Arctic
  • Research in the Archives and Museums of the Siberian Arctic
  • Political Anthropology of the Siberian Arctic
  • Indigenous Studies in the Siberian Arctic
  • Any interesting topic the candidate may propose related to the topics discussed in 1-6
Course Time spent (in hours)
Basic courses
Ethnic Studies 5 (180)
Cultural Studies 5 (180)
Indigenous Studies and Expedition in the Siberian Arctic 10 (360)
Processing of experimental data 3 (108)
Methodology of PhD Thesis Preparation 3 (108)
ICT in scientific research 3 (108)
Academic English 3 (108)
Basic English 3 (108)
Russian (fee will apply) 3 (108)

Prof. Natalia Koptseva, Institute for the Humanities
phone: +7908211412

More information?

Please contact our Doctoral and Post-doctoral, Faculty Performance Evaluation Office

e-mail: aspirantura [at] sfu-kras [dot] ru
phone: +7 391 391-28-31
fax: +7 391 291-28-31
address: 79 Svobodny pr., room P6-16, Krasnoyarsk, 660041 Russia


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