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Bachelor’s Programme 'Political Science and World Politics'

The programme provides students with the skills necessary for pursuing careers in policy development and international relations. By integrating, political science, public policy, IR and project management, it focuses on the following key subjects: political systems in the world, global economy, relations between states and other international actors, global policy and decision-making.

Starting in the programme’s second year, students have an opportunity to study a second language (German, Chinese, French or Portuguese) and focus on a specific region: Northern Europe, Southeast Asia, or one of the BRICS countries. Our graduates work in a diverse array of fields: regional and municipal government, diplomatic missions, chambers of commerce, NGOs, international event-management organizations, and much more.

 

4 years
Full-time Programme
117 000 –
390 000 RUB/year
Tuition Fee in 2020
Russian government and HSE scholarships and tuition fee waivers available
ENG
Instruction in English

Aug 2 – Aug 15
International Politics Summer School 2020

Application Deadline - 15.05.2020 

News

Illustration for news: HSE - St. Petersburg Political Science Programmes Receive International Accreditation

HSE - St. Petersburg Political Science Programmes Receive International Accreditation

Central Evaluation and Accreditation Agency (ZEvA) recognized undergraduate programme 'Political Science and World Politics' and master's programme 'Comparative Politics of Eurasia' as meeting international quality standards of education. Both programs are accredited for six years without additional conditions.

Illustration for news: Our Colleagues at the Conference "Translation in / of World Politics: Language, Practices, Power"

Our Colleagues at the Conference "Translation in / of World Politics: Language, Practices, Power"

January 17-18 2020 SOAS University of London together with BISA Interpretivism in International Relations Working Group has organized a conference "Translation in / of World Politics: Language, Practices, Power". HSE - St. Petersburg was represented there with a research project "Mistranslating Political Jokes (Symbolic Meaning of “Language Games” in Russian Official Discourse)" run by professor Sergei Akopov and our second year BA student Ekaterina Donskih.

Illustration for news: Meeting Professionals: Irina Fedorova about a Career in GR

Meeting Professionals: Irina Fedorova about a Career in GR

Within the project “Meeting Professionals” we met with Irina Fedorova, Head of the Government Relations in Eastern Europe (“Carlsberg Group”), who shared with us her experience of working as a GR – manager and her knowledge about the peculiarities of the Government Relations field, as well as recommended interesting books and movies that could help to develop analytical skills for future career success.

Illustration for news: Meet and Greet: Darius Ruda

Meet and Greet: Darius Ruda

Last semester our BA program welcomed a new member of the academic staff –  senior lecturer Darius Ruda. We have recently had a chance to talk to him and learn more about his academic interests and impressions about St. Petersburg

Illustration for news: "Expand your Horizons" - first issue, first Christmas gift to our students

"Expand your Horizons" - first issue, first Christmas gift to our students

The first edition of the newsletter about internships, summer schools and grant opportunities

Illustration for news: Admission Campaign for the International Students: an Interview with Andrey Starodubtsev

Admission Campaign for the International Students: an Interview with Andrey Starodubtsev

Every year the popularity of the Higher School of Economics with the international applicants is growing. We have decided to talk with Andrey V. Starodubtsev, Dean of the School of Social Sciences and Area Studies at the HSE and the Academic Supervisor of the MA Program in Comparative Politics of Eurasia to learn about the peculiarities of admission to our university for international students. If you are thinking of joining us, feel free to read this article!

The updated requirements to pass the physical training course (HSE-Saint-Petersburg)

Talking about changes

Illustration for news: Being a Big, Big Student in a Big, Big City

Being a Big, Big Student in a Big, Big City

Tips to Safety Living in the City and HSE

Illustration for news: Scarlet Sails - The Most Anticipated Event in St.Petersburg

Scarlet Sails - The Most Anticipated Event in St.Petersburg

The best way to spend white night of June 23.

Illustration for news: Feels Like Summer

Feels Like Summer

Top 5 amazing and unforgettable things to do in Saint Petersburg during summer vacation by Natalia Bessilina