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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. 

There is a double-degree track with University of Rome Tor Vergata.

4 years
Full-time Programme
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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All the students who have been awarded a state academic scholarship can apply for the Advanced State Academic Scholarship. Find out how.

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Have you ever heard about the dual degree programme? It is interesting, isn’t it? This year our BA program opens such an opportunity for students, when any second-year student can try to apply for a double degree programme with the University of Rome Tor Vergata. We’ve interviewed Andrei Starodubtsev about the new opportunities of our educational program.