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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
87 000 –
290 000 RUB/year
Tuition Fee in 2019
Russian government and HSE scholarships and tuition fee waivers available
ENG
Instruction in English

Jul 1 – Sep 23
Saint Petersburg HSE Summer School 2019

Applications are open from December 3, 2018 till May 10 and 25, 2019 (depending on the programme) 

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Illustration for news: Spring training practice of Sociologists 2019

Spring training practice of Sociologists 2019

From March 6 to March 25 sociological students passed the way of educational practice at HSE and outside it - in outside organizations with which the HSE has contractual relations.

My stay in Saint Petersburg. Ha Young Chung on her impressions of the City

I still remember the weather and the lively and romantic atmosphere when I first arrived in St. Petersburg at the end of last August. Especially when I was standing in the center of Nevsky Boulevard one evening and feeling the wind blowing and watching the sunset and night view, ‘Dancing Queen’ of ABBA came out at the very moment, and I have already fallen in love with St. Petersburg.

Illustration for news: Curators at HSE: Who Are They?

Curators at HSE: Who Are They?

Vasily Ivanov, who was a curator during 2018-2019 study year, speaks about curators, their role and duties.

Ha Young Chung on her first year of study at Sociology and Social Informatics Bachelor Program

I can say that the past one year since transferred to the Sociology and Social Informatics Program at HSE is probably the most dynamic and vibrant time in my life.

Illustration for news: Never be afraid of the challenges

Never be afraid of the challenges

Ha Young Chung, a transfer student from Korea, speaks of the first year of study at the Bachelor Program "Sociology and Social Informatics" in HSE St.Petersburg.

Illustration for news: Scarlet Sails - The Most Anticipated Event in St.Petersburg

Scarlet Sails - The Most Anticipated Event in St.Petersburg

The best way to spend white night of June 23.

Illustration for news: Feels Like Summer

Feels Like Summer

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

Illustration for news: Section of Athletics and Wellness Jogging

Section of Athletics and Wellness Jogging

Section of Athletics and Wellness Jogging has opened in the framework of the Department of Physical Education in the National Research University Higher School of Economics St. Petersburg.

Illustration for news: HSE Green Event

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.