Academic Supervisor of the Faculty of World Economy and International Affairs at the National Research University Higher School of Economics; Honorary Chairman of the Presidium of the Council on Foreign and Defense Policy
Chairman of the Editorial Board of the Russia in Global Affairs magazine. Co-founder of the Institute of Europe, Russian Academy of Sciences. Author and editor of more than 25 books and around 500 articles.
Member of the Academic Council of the Ministry of Foregn Affairs of the Russian Federation; Member of the Academic and Advisory Council, Russian Security Council; Member of the Council for the Development of Civil Society and Human Rights under the President of Russia. In 1990s he was the member of the Presidential Council of Russia. Sergei Karaganov was a member of the High-level Panel of Eminent Persons on European Security as a Common Project under the OSCE (2014–2015).Scientific interests: Soviet/Russian foreign and defense policies, international security, Greater Eurasia , USA and Europe, new global problems.