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Arkistoitu opetussuunnitelma 2012–2015
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RES9 From Finnish-Russian Relations to EU-Russian Relations 5 op
Organised by
MDP in Russian and European Studies
International Relations
Person in charge
Dr. Anni Kangas (UTA); Prof. Dmitry Lanko (St. Petersburg State University)

Learning outcomes

Students learn the key events and concepts in Finnish-Russian relations and develop an ability to detect the dynamics of continuity and change in international relations between Finland and Russia.


Finnish-Russian relations in a historical perspective (from 1809 to the present day); the autonomous Grand Duchy’s policies on Russia, the period of independent statehood, Finnish-Russian relations in the multilateral EU context.

Teaching language


Modes of study

Option 1
Available for:
  • Degree Programme Students
  • Other Students
  • Open University Students
  • Doctoral Students
  • Exchange Students
Lectures + exam  Participation in course work 
In English

The course is open for all RES students (international relations students have primacy), course is held in connection to spring school in Petrozavodsk (2014) and autumn school (2014) in St. Petersburg

Evaluation and evaluation criteria

Numeric 1-5.
mastery of concepts and theories, and independent thinking and discussion as evinced in classroom work and exam

Study materials

Jussila, Osmo et. al. (2000) From Grand Duchy to a Modern State;

collection of articles

Belongs to following study modules

Archived Teaching Schedule. Please refer to current Teaching Shedule.