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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
100 000 –
330 000 RUB/year
Tuition Fee in 2019
Russian government and HSE scholarships and tuition fee waivers available
ENG
Instruction in English

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First-Years in Poli-Sci Now Have More Opportunities Than Ever Before

The admission campaign is in full swing—and HSE News Service decided to talk to Anna Dekalchuk, the academic supervisor of the bachelor’s programme ‘Political Science and World Politics’, to find out what awaits prospective first-year students.

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Scarlet Sails - The Most Anticipated Event in St.Petersburg

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

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HSE Green Event

A game to make students think about ecological problems.

Illustration for news: The Show That Cannot Leave Anyone Indifferent

The Show That Cannot Leave Anyone Indifferent

On April 9, 2019, the annual Miss and Mister HSE St. Petersburg competition was held at the “Colosseum” concert hall.

Illustration for news: What is International Student Forum and AIS? 9 Questions to Florence

What is International Student Forum and AIS? 9 Questions to Florence

Interview with Florence Ibuowo, a member of the Association of International students of HSE St. Petersburg, on her experience in campus, the association and upcoming Forum.

Illustration for news: Ice-Vyshka 2019. How 2 Ices Melted 500 Hearts

Ice-Vyshka 2019. How 2 Ices Melted 500 Hearts

On the biggest winter party in HSE - St. Petersburg.

Illustration for news: From an Ordinary Member to a Leader of the Club in ONE Year

From an Ordinary Member to a Leader of the Club in ONE Year

What is the key to success of Timur Suleymanov, the head of “Neverland” Theater Club?

Illustration for news: Mikhail Turchenko has successfully defended his PhD thesis

Mikhail Turchenko has successfully defended his PhD thesis

Illustration for news: Horizons of Academic Mobility: Political Science Students in Asia

Horizons of Academic Mobility: Political Science Students in Asia

Recently our students have returned to St. Petersburg after a six-month student exchange program. They spent a semester in China and Japan, which was quite an unusual choice. We have asked them about their journey and experience of other cultures.