The Master's programme 'Comparative Politics of Eurasia' trains specialists in the internal and external politics of post-Soviet countries. Students learn how to combine qualitative and quantitative methods of analysis with theoretical approaches from various social sciences. The programme has three educational tracks: one in research and two applied ones. Andrey Starodubtsev, Academic Supervisor of the programme, explains which subjects students will learn and where they will be able to undertake internships.
On April 8–10, HSE University-St Petersburg will hold the fifth Model United Nations conference (MUN). The event will take place offline in English and both current and prospective students can participate. The application deadline is March 15. Read on to learn more and find out what to expect from the conference.
The first semester will come to an end soon. The students have already met their groupmates and lecturers, faced the first exams and got their first grades. We talked to our international first-year students and asked them about their impressions of the university and educational programmes.
One of the most important deadline for the HSE students of each educational programme is the one for choosing the topic for term papers. For some people, it might be hard to define the area of their research interests due to the great variety of theories, events, and approaches. Others most likely have no idea what to write about. We will tell you what political scientists prepared the papers about last year and help to sort out the potential topics.