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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

May 31 – Jun 2
12th Annual INAS Conference 2019

Papers submisson till February 10 

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) 

News

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.

Illustration for news: ‘Nurturing Global Citizens for a Global World’ International Partners Week Kicks Off at HSE SPb

‘Nurturing Global Citizens for a Global World’ International Partners Week Kicks Off at HSE SPb

On May 20-22, the HSE – St Petersburg welcomes representatives of its academic partners and specialised organisations in higher education. Participants of the International Partners Week 2019 will share their experiences with implementing strategic projects as part of the Global Citizens concept at their universities.

Illustration for news: Establishing Your Distinctiveness in a Crowded Global Higher Education Marketplace

Establishing Your Distinctiveness in a Crowded Global Higher Education Marketplace

What does it mean to be distinctive? Standing out, being different, being noticed, being first, being the best? In his article, Alan Ferns, Associate Vice-President for External Relations and Reputation, University of Manchester, talks about how universities can find out their own distinctiveness and build a successful reputation strategy.

Illustration for news: Campus to Campus Academic Mobility

Campus to Campus Academic Mobility

Open opportunities for every student

Illustration for news: What is International Student Forum and AIS? 9 Questions to Florence

What is International Student Forum and AIS? 9 Questions to Florence

Interview with Florence Ibuowo, a member of the Association of International students of HSE St. Petersburg, on her experience in campus, the association and upcoming Forum.

Illustration for news: Trends in International Education

Trends in International Education

On May 22, international and Russian experts will gather at HSE – St Petersburg to discuss new approaches to the development of universities’ partnerships. The growing role of educational associations, consortia and networks in the development of international education will be the key topic of the discussion.

Illustration for news: Looking Beyond the Rankings: University Reputation to be a Focus of the Sixth International Conference 'Education and World Cities'

Looking Beyond the Rankings: University Reputation to be a Focus of the Sixth International Conference 'Education and World Cities'

On 22-23 May, HSE University – St Petersburg will host the sixth annual international conference, ‘Education and World Cities 2019: New Horizons in University Reputation’. This year, the conference will focus on the issue of universities' reputations and brands beyond the world’s university ranking systems.

Illustration for news: HSE Continues its Ascent in QS World University Rankings by Subject

HSE Continues its Ascent in QS World University Rankings by Subject

The latest results of the QS World University Rankings by Subject demonstrate that Russian universities are continuing to make great strides in international rankings. Among the Russian universities that made the rankings, HSE tops the list with 16 specific subjects and 3 broad subject areas entering the rankings. Compared to last year, HSE has improved its performance in almost all subjects.

Illustration for news: 10 FAQs about Student Exchange Programmes

10 FAQs about Student Exchange Programmes

What is the right time to explore a foreign country, immerse yourself in a new culture and gain new experience? 'Always. It is always the right time,' says Daria Zima, Coordinator of Academic Mobility Programmes at HSE University – St Petersburg. As the next call for application for student exchange programmes is approaching, she answers the most burning questions students often have.

Illustration for news: Know our People

Know our People

On November 24th the event "Know Our People" brought together for the third time talented and ambitious guys with their teams and warm support from the audience to recharge with positive emotions for a long time. First-year students of eight educational programs met to know each other, to learn what “HSE - family” is and, of course, to show what they are capable of!