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Bachelor’s Programme 'Sociology and Social Informatics'

The first in Russia to train sociologists of the new digital generation, this programme prepares specialists with the skills they need for gathering and processing data using the most up-to-date technology and methodology. The programme includes not only general and specific sociological and humanities topics, but also mathematics and computer science, giving students the opportunity to become proficient in programming and information systems.

Courses in the humanities, social sciences, and other areas help students to develop skills in critical thinking and sociological research methodology. Graduates go on to work at consulting and marketing companies, internet advertising agencies, and digital start-ups, as well as in the online gaming industry and digital media.

 

4 years
Full-time Programme
96 000 –
320 000 RUB/year
Tuition Fee in 2020
Russian government and HSE scholarships and tuition fee waivers available
ENG
Instruction in English

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Illustration for news: Becoming Mister & Miss EVIL 2020: A Story Behind

Becoming Mister & Miss EVIL 2020: A Story Behind

An interview with Kamilla and Vanya who were granted the title of the top villains of Sociology and Social Informatics Bachelor Programme.

Illustration for news: Our Students Abroad Dealing with Coronavirus

Our Students Abroad Dealing with Coronavirus

Deportations, quarantine, chicken fingers – HSE students on what’s going on with them in USA, Italy, Korea, UK, Belarus.

Illustration for news: 11 Questions about Distance Learning

11 Questions about Distance Learning

On March 30, the 4th module will start at HSE University - Saint Petersburg. Study process switches to distant form. How will it be organized? What do I do with the Physical Education classes? How will I defend my thesis? Natalia Chicherina, Professor and Deputy Director, answers the questions about distance learning.

Illustration for news: In-person Classes to Be Suspended Starting from March 17,2020

In-person Classes to Be Suspended Starting from March 17,2020

With the goal of minimizing the public health risk to our campus community related to the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak, all in-person classes will be suspended at HSE University – St Petersburg starting March 17, 2020 until further notice.

Illustration for news: International Travel, Vacations, Reimbursement, and Working in Self-Isolation

International Travel, Vacations, Reimbursement, and Working in Self-Isolation

Everything Students and Employees Need to Know about HSE’s Precautionary Measures against the Spread of Coronavirus

Illustration for news: What Is It Like To Be A Teacher's Assistant?

What Is It Like To Be A Teacher's Assistant?

Want to become an assistant, but still have some doubts. Valeria Lizunova will tell you everything you wanted to know.

Illustration for news: Higher School Of Etiquette

Higher School Of Etiquette

How to successfully communicate with academic personnel and academic administration by Rostislav Miretskiy.

Illustration for news: Everything You Wanted to Know about HSE Counseling Services

Everything You Wanted to Know about HSE Counseling Services

Counseling services are now available to all HSE students and staff on campus at HSE University – Saint Petersburg. Students and staff can receive psychological assistance at no cost in person or via Skype. Provided below is information about the types of counseling services available at the new Psychologist's Office, how to make an appointment, and why HSE – St. Petersburg has begun providing these services.

Illustration for news: From Moscow to Saint Petersburg: How To Travel Cheap

From Moscow to Saint Petersburg: How To Travel Cheap

Yulia Kapustina knows how to travel cheap from Moscow to Saint Petersburg.

Illustration for news: Call For International Ambassadors at HSE Saint Petersburg is extended until 1 December

Call For International Ambassadors at HSE Saint Petersburg is extended until 1 December

International senior students can apply to HSE International Ambassadors programme. Participants will get financial support for projects aiming to attract new students, free professional training and cool HSE merch.