The School offers postgraduate programs in Political Science and Philology and awards Ph.D. (Russian Candidate of Sciences) and upper-Ph.D. (Doctor of Sciences) degrees.

One of the most outstanding activities of the School is the organization of various conferences, forums, and symposia of international significance. Major Russian and international institutions support the School's research. Among them is the Ministry of Education and Science of Russian Federation, 'Russky Mir' Foundation, Russian Scientific Humanitarian Fund, Korea Foundation, Japan Foundation, TEMPUS Program, Hangbang (Chinese governmental office of Chinese language), Indian Cultural Center of Nehru supervised by the Embassy of Indian Republic in RF, etc.