The project “Higher School of Politics” started at TSU. It involves the creation of a platform - the center of attraction for politicians, political scientists, political consultants, election organizers, PR and GR specialists, journalists writing about politics, public figures, ordinary people interested in politics.
The choice of the base of the project - the faculty of history, world politics and sociology - is not accidental,” - said the rector of TSU Vladimir Stromov. - Since the beginning of 21 century, the training of students of specialties (training directions) “Political Science” and “International Relations” was launched here. Since 2004, the magazine PRO NUNC: Modern Political Processes has been published. The tradition of holding political science seminars, conferences and symposium has been developed".
The first guest of the school was Alexey Puchnin, President of the Praktika Law Research Foundation named after B.N. Chicherin, an expert of the Presidential Administration, in the recent past - chairman of the St. Petersburg election commission, chairman of the Tambov region election commission. The topic of his meeting with teachers, graduate students and students was called “Russia's Domestic Policy, XXI Century. Beginning or continuation? ” A meaningful conversation took place about the current political agenda, place, role and content of elections in contemporary political realities, the relationship between political information and information in politics, and the perspectives of the profession of a political scientist in Russia.