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Bachelor’s Programme 'Political Science and World Politics'

This programme trains students with specific skills that are necessary for careers in politics and international relations. Bridging political science, public policy, international relations, and project management, the programme includes the following key topics: contemporary political systems and global economy; how to develop relations between governments, international organizations, global businesses, and other actors; how political decisions and policies are made and can be influenced.

Starting in the programme’s second year, students study a second language, either German or Chinese, and focus on a specific region: Northern Europe, Southeast Asia, or BRICS. Graduates work in a diverse array of fields: regional government, international diplomatic missions, chambers of commerce, non-profit organizations, international events organizations, and 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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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.

Vyshka is Skating

Today, 16th February 2019, many HSE students will participate in the “ICE - Vyshka”. It is an annual event with night skating, music and wonderful impressions. On the eve of the ICE-Vyshka’19 we’ve decided to recall how it was last year. Here is the report about the ICE – Vyshka – 2018 from one of its participants, Alisa Shuginova

Illustration for news: HSE Faculty Members' Life Rules: Margarita Zavadskaya

HSE Faculty Members' Life Rules: Margarita Zavadskaya

"HSE Faculty Members' Life Rules" is back. Today we talk with Margarita Zavadskaya, who will tell us, why she became a researcher, why Dostoevsky's works are not for everyone's taste, and how technical skills can be useful in political science.

Illustration for news: To Go or Not to Go

To Go or Not to Go

Interviews with participants of International Student Mobility

Illustration for news: HSE New Year for PoliSci Students: Hogwarts in Reality

HSE New Year for PoliSci Students: Hogwarts in Reality

At the end of Friday, 28 December, the celebration of the New Year took place on the educational programme “Political Science and World Politics”. How it was remembered by students and why it was worth going there?

Illustration for news: Yarmarka VolVSHEbnikov. New Year Charity Fair in HSE St. Petersburg

Yarmarka VolVSHEbnikov. New Year Charity Fair in HSE St. Petersburg

How to make a miracle for someone who needs it most.

Illustration for news: Modeling the World at HSE St. Petersburg

Modeling the World at HSE St. Petersburg

The First HSE International Model United Nations (HSEIMUN 2018) was held in November, with more than 120 delegates from 11 countries.