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About

HSE Saint Petersburg Summer School is a chance for you to explore one of the most exciting cities in the world while getting a high-quality education. We offer you an opportunity to combine different courses from various fields of studies — Economics, Finance, Data Sciense, Social Sciences and Humanities — and receive ECTS credits while gaining insights into the Russian world.

This year, we prepared a cultural programme for the participants of HSE Saint Petersburg Summer School. Take a fascinating boat trip along the rivers and canals and discover the masterpieces of art in the museums of Saint Petersburg. Join us in summer 2024 for valuable studies and exciting cultural experience!   

2018 Est.

COURSES IN VARIOUS ACADEMIC FIELDS

160+ STUDENTS

TRANSCRIPT OF RECORDS
AND CERTIFICATE UPON COMPLETION

79% INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS

EXTRACURRICULAR PROGRAMME
AND LOCAL STUDENTS SUPPORT

Our participants share their impressions of studying at HSE Saint Petersburg Summer School 2023

Courses


RUSSIAN LANGUAGE AND LITERATURE
Russian language and literature

Modern Russia: Language and Culture (3 ECTS) – RUS/ENG

As a Russian poet Fyodor Tyutchev claimed you could not grasp Russia with your mind, but we believe our classes on language and culture will help you get there.


POLITICAL SCIENCE AND INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS
Politics and International Relations

Introduction to Digital Politics: Eurasia in the Global Context (3 ECTS) – ENG, Online/In-person

Approaching the study of government and politics in connection to digital technologies and social media, this course provides a broad introduction to revolutionising concepts of digital politics. 

Public Administration in the Post-Soviet Space (3 ECTS) – RUS, Online/In-person

The course covers the major characteristics and peculiarities of public administration in the countries which used to be a part of the Soviet Union.

Political geography (3 ECTS) – ENG, Online/In-person

The course addresses the complex interaction of geographical and institutional factors of development.


ECONOMICS AND FINANCE
Economics and Finance 

Sustainable Finance in a Volatile World (3 ECTS) – ENG

The course is aimed at obtaining comprehensive knowledge in the field of corporate finance and sustainable development of the company.


MEDIA COMMUNICATIONS
Media Communications

Russian Сulture and Мedia: Production and Promotion of Content on Culture-related Topics (3 ECTS) – ENG, Online/In-person

The course aims at introducing students to key personalities, monuments and artifacts of classical Russian culture (XVIII – XX centuries) and their coverage in new media.


SOCIAL SCIENCE
Social Science

Changing universities (3 ECTS) – RUS, Online

The course focuses on the development of Russian universities in relation to external and internal economic, sociocultural and political changes.

Introduction to Statistical Analysis for Social Research (3 ECTS) – ENG, Online/In-person

Through this intensive course students will acquire practical skills in working with statistical data.


HISTORY
History

St. Petersburg: The Topography and Legacy of Imperial and Soviet History (4 ECTS) – ENG

During this course you will be immersed in the unique history of Saint Petersburg from its founding to the end of the 20th century.


DATA SCIENCE
Data Science

Data Analysis and Machine Learning (3 ECTS) – ENG

This course will guide you through different steps of building data-driven solutions as well as introduce you to different methods and tools necessary for solving project tasks.


DESIGN

 

Design

Printmaking with your own hands (3 ECTS) – ENG

Workshop covers the basic techniques of printmaking as a form of fine art.

Design Daily Diary (3 ECTS) – ENG, Online

During this course you will create a zine using professional software. 

Entry Requirements

18+

Age 

Bachelor’s students, Master’s students, PhD students

Level of education

B2+

English proficiency

Up to 250 words

Motivation letter

-1,500 RUB
Early Bird Discount (valid by June 1, 2024). Cannot be combined with other discounts
10%
Additional discount for those who took part in St. Peterburg HSE Summer School 2021, 2023
30%
For each participant in a group of students (minimum of 5 participants) from one university
20%
For students from HSE partner universities
20%
For students from Russian universities
30%
For HSE students/graduates

Accommodation

The Summer School students could settle into Saint Petersburg by booking their accommodation at one of the university’s dormitories.

Contacts

Please contact us if you have any questions.

Email: spbsummerschool@hse.ru

Phone: +7 (812) 644 59 11 (ext. 61593)

Address: 123 Naberezhnaya Kanala Griboedova, Saint Petersburg, 190068

Hours: 10:00–18:00, Monday–Friday

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