The European University at Saint Petersburg was founded in 1994. It began with masters programmes in the social sciences and humanities (anthropology, history, art history, political science, sociology, and economics). Today, students at EUSP can study in those six departments and in three international programmes as well. Within the University, there are 15 research centres in various fields, from the problems of law enforcement to humane urbanism. EUSP is constantly featured among the country's top ten universities in subject ratings for university research productivity by the Expert analytics centre. In 2018, EUSP received the highest score in demand for its research work.