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Master’s Programme 'Applied Economics and Mathematical Methods'

Applied Economics and Mathematical Methods is a master's programme for those wishing to become competent, highly qualified erudite experts in economics with advanced career opportunities. Programme courses are designed to meet the highest academic standards in Russia and internationally.

Our faculty members come from the HSE’s Centre for Market Studies and Spatial Economics (MSSE) which is led by Professor Jacques-François Thisse, the St. Petersburg Institute of Economics and Mathematics, and the International Centre for Social and Economic Research - Leontief Centre.

Students are enrolled in a joint master's programme and are expected to select either of the two educational tracks during the first two months.

2 years
Full-time Programme
125 000 –
250 000 RUB/year
Tuition Fee in 2020
Russian government and HSE scholarships and tuition fee waivers available
RUSENG
Instruction in Russian and English

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Illustration for news: 4th module classes to begin online!

4th module classes to begin online!

Address by Dean Elena Rogova and Deputy Dean Elizaveta Shushunova regarding the start of classes of the 4th module in the remote format.

Illustration for news: HSE Outranks Russian Universities in 10 QS Subject Rankings

HSE Outranks Russian Universities in 10 QS Subject Rankings

HSE University has made the 2020 QS World University Rankings by Subject in 23 broad and specific subject areas, which is four more than last year. HSE now ranks in 19 of the 38 subject rankings in which Russian universities are represented; as well as in four out of five broad subject areas. HSE has entered the list of the world’s top 100 universities in five subjects, including History and Social Policy & Administration, where it has ranked for the first time.

Illustration for news: HSE University Enters Top-5 of Best Russian Universities in National Survey

HSE University Enters Top-5 of Best Russian Universities in National Survey

According to a national survey conducted by VCIOM, HSE University ranks fifth in the ‘People’s Ranking of Russian Universities’. A total of 1,600 Russians aged over 18 participated in the survey, which was carried out through phone interviews, relying on a random sample of landline and mobile numbers.

Illustration for news: Rostelecom Became a HSE University - St. Petersburg Corporate Partner within QTEM Consortium of Business Schools.

Rostelecom Became a HSE University - St. Petersburg Corporate Partner within QTEM Consortium of Business Schools.

The tripartite partnership agreement between HSE University in Saint Petersburg, PJSC Rostelecom and QTEM international consortium was signed in Saint Petersburg on November 22.

Illustration for news: HSE University Now Accepting Applications for Fall 2020

HSE University Now Accepting Applications for Fall 2020

HSE University – St Petersburg invites foreign citizens to apply to its undergraduate or graduate programmes for the 2020-2021 academic year. Applications can be submitted online.

Illustration for news: 2019 Brings Record Number of International Student Enrollments at HSE - St Petersburg

2019 Brings Record Number of International Student Enrollments at HSE - St Petersburg

The beginning of the new school year brings new opportunities, new projects, and new faces. This is especially the case for HSE - St Petersburg, which increased its international enrollment numbers. Below is a roundup of the highlights and key figures of the 2019 international admission campaign.

Illustration for news: HSE Entered the Top 250 Graduate Universities in the World Ranking

HSE Entered the Top 250 Graduate Universities in the World Ranking

The Higher School of Economics moved into a higher rating range for graduate employment (201-250) for the first time in five years, surpassing more powerful competitors. This year, the number of applicants for getting into the rating increased by 15% (758 universities) while 36 new universities entered the ranking.

Illustration for news: HSE's New Achievements in World Rankings: THE WUR Completes 2019 World Ranking Marathon

HSE's New Achievements in World Rankings: THE WUR Completes 2019 World Ranking Marathon

THE WUR ranking - the overall ranking of the best universities in the world - completed the publication of world ratings in 2019. HSE showed successful dynamics of its results and moved to a new and higher position of 251-300, taking third place among Russian universities after Moscow State University (189) and Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology (201-250).

1st Place

is HSE University’s ranking in terms of salaries of graduates employed in the field of economics and finance. The ranking was prepared by Superjob.ru research centre based on a study of the average income of young professionals who graduated from 2013–2018.

Illustration for news: 3 place

3 place

HSE has placed third among Russian universities in the new Webometrics Ranking.