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Being a part of the Higher School of Economics, HSE campus in St Petersburg is one of the leading universities in Russia, an international knowledge hub, and a strong research centre in economic, political, social and management sciences.

HSE University – St Petersburg offers 13 Bachelor’s programmes, including 3 fully taught English, as well as 25 Master’s programmes, including 6 programmes fully in English.

Degree Programmes

Double Degree Opportunities

Bachelor's in 'International Bachelor in Business and Economics', University of Rome Tor Vergata, Pompeu Fabra University
Bachelor's in 'Political Science and World Politics', University of Rome Tor Vergata
Master's in 'Finance', Catholic University of the Sacred Heart
Master's in 'Comparative Politics of Eurasia', University of Trento
Master's in 'Arts and Culture Management', Catholic University of the Sacred Heart
PhD in 'Global History of Empires', University of Turin

How to Apply

Non-degree Studies

HSE University – St Petersburg in Facts & Figures



Bachelor's and Master's students



Full-time degree programmes


International students



Bachelor's programmes


Student-to-faculty ratio



Master's programmes

Our unique features — your advantage

Modern and rigourous curricula for great employability or academic career

Comprehensive research under supervision of top international faculty

Truly international community and most friendly on-campus environment

Spectacular city of St Petersburg and state-of-the-art facilities and dormitory

Outstanding pastoral care — feel the difference of a medium-size campus

International partnerships and exchange opportunities with 50+ countries

HSE University - St. Petersburg Virtual Tour

More about HSE University St. Petersburg

Student Life

2017 National Competition Russia’s best student accommodation winner
Find out more about the life of international students at HSE
Practical information about living in St Petersburg

Frequently Asked Questions

I don’t speak Russian. How can I apply?

Short answer: you’re more than welcome to apply for our English-taught Bachelor’s or Master’s programmes in Social and Political Sciences, Law, History, Oriental Studies, Economics, Management and Computer Science. 

Long answer: it’s crucial to pay attention to the language of instruction while applying. Sometimes it might be confusing, when you surf a dozen of programmes of different universities. But we’ve gathered all information about international admissions at HSE University – St. Petersburg here. You can find description of the programmes, application deadlines, entry requirements and other useful information. And don’t worry, if you choose programme taught in English all your entrance trials also will be in English.



+7 (812) 644-62-12

ext. 61583


+7 981 881-03-31



+7 911 941-32-47


Arina Kaverina

Undegraduate Programmes Coordinator

Ksenia Khramtsovskaya

Graduate Programmes Coordinator

Anna Tolkacheva

Postgraduate Programmes Coordinator


Address: Room 216, 123 Naberezhnya Kanala Griboedova, St Petersburg, 190068

Working Hours: 09:30-18:00, Monday-Friday

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