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Master’s Programme 'Applied and Interdisciplinary History «Usable Pasts»'

Applied history embraces methods and practices dealing with the identification, preservation, interpretation, and presentation of historical artifacts, texts, structures, and landscapes. This programme focuses on new historical approaches and methodologies, enabling students to develop strong research skills. Graduates are prepared for careers in the public sphere or in academia.  The programme is based in St. Petersburg, which is a UNESCO World site and rich in museums, monuments, cultural-natural and archaeological heritage sites that provide unique opportunities for practical training.  

2 years
Full-time Programme
250 000 RUB/year
Tuition Fee in 2018
Russian government and HSE scholarships and tuition fee waivers available
ENG
Instruction in English

News

HSE Makes It onto Forbes University Ranking

For the first time ever, Forbes (Russia) has published its own ranking of the best universities in Russia. One of the main objectives of the ranking was to determine which universities produce talented young entrepreneurs, including those capable of making it onto Forbes’ main ranking in the future or becoming part of Russia’s political elite. HSE placed 10th in the ranking.

Illustration for news: HSE Student Accepted into European University Institute

HSE Student Accepted into European University Institute

Second year student in the programme 'Applied and Interdisciplinary History: Usable Pasts', Augusto Castanho da Maia Petter, has been admitted to the European University Institute Doctoral Programme in the Department of History and Civilization (Florence).

HSE Enters Top 35 in THE Emerging Economies Rankings

The Higher School of Economics has climbed to 32nd place in Times Higher Education Emerging Economies Rankings, improving its previous position by 16 places.

Illustration for news: HSE University at the Largest Professional Forum in the Asia-Pacific Region – APAIE

HSE University at the Largest Professional Forum in the Asia-Pacific Region – APAIE

On March 25-29, Singapore hosted the annual forum of the Asia-Pacific Association for International Education (APAIE), which has become one of the world's leading platforms for dialogue, exchange of experience and discussion of key trends in higher education.

Illustration for news: HSE University among the World’s Top 200 Most International Universities

HSE University among the World’s Top 200 Most International Universities

The Higher School of Economics has been ranked 162nd in a new ranking of the world’s most international universities compiled by Times Higher Education.

Illustration for news: The Value of Opportunities

The Value of Opportunities

Director of HSE University Saint Petersburg, Sergey Kadochnikov, spoke to us about the value of study abroad experiences and how students can benefit from participating in international exchange programmes.

Illustration for news: Sofia Chernysheva about her exchange semester at the Masaryk University

Sofia Chernysheva about her exchange semester at the Masaryk University

Sofia Chernysheva, second year "Appleid and Interdisciplinary History" student shared her experience in exchange semester at the Masaryk University (Brno, Czech Republic)

«Nationally determined contributions to climate mitigation, trade and international law»

Illustration for news: 2018-2019 International Admissions Start at HSE St. Petersburg

2018-2019 International Admissions Start at HSE St. Petersburg

The scope of academic programmes of HSE St. Petersburg in 2018-2019 includes brand new Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees open for international students, who are welcome to apply from mid-November 2017. 

HSE Enters Top 50 in QS BRICS Ranking

HSE’s progress in the global rankings in 2017 can also be seen in the QS BRICS regional ranking, where HSE is now 39th among all universities, moving up 23 positions as compared to last year.