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

No enrollment in 2020. You can apply to Global and Regional History programme.

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 rich in museums, monuments, cultural, natural and archaeological heritage sites that provide unique opportunities for practical training.  

2 years
Full-time Programme
ENG
Instruction in English
Russian government and HSE scholarships and tuition fee waivers not applicable

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Illustration for news: HSE University — Saint Petersburg Goes Online

HSE University — Saint Petersburg Goes Online

Due to the threat of the spread of the novel coronavirus infection COVID-19 and in accordance with the decree of the governor of St. Petersburg, undergraduate, graduate, and doctorate students will study online as from November 16, 2020.

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HSE University Returns to Campus

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Illustration for news: In-Person Instruction, Mask Regime, and Temperature Checks

In-Person Instruction, Mask Regime, and Temperature Checks

The COVID-19 prevention measures HSE University is implementing in the new academic year

Illustration for news: HSE University – St. Petersburg Launches Three New Double Degree Tracks

HSE University – St. Petersburg Launches Three New Double Degree Tracks

In late May, the HSE campus in St. Petersburg finalized negotiations with three foreign partner universities to launch three new double degree tracks at the Master’s level.

Illustration for news: HSE University Enters the QS Ranking’s Top 300 For First Time

HSE University Enters the QS Ranking’s Top 300 For First Time

HSE University took 298th place in the 2021 QS World University Rankings, improving its ranking by 24 positions compared to last year and entering the first quartile of the world’s leading universities. HSE University now ranks among the world’s top 300 universities in two international rankings: the Quacquarelli Symonds World University Rankings and the Times Higher Education World University Rankings.

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What to Do In Case of Technical Trouble During Proctored Exams

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Illustration for news: HSE Amends Spring Holiday Schedule: Classes Will Be Held as Usual from May 6 to 8

HSE Amends Spring Holiday Schedule: Classes Will Be Held as Usual from May 6 to 8

The HSE University Administration has signed an amendment to the academic calendar for the 2019/2020 academic year.

Illustration for news: HSE University to Resume Classes

HSE University to Resume Classes

Distance learning at the university will resume on April 6

Illustration for news: HSE St Petersburg Will Be Closed from March 28 to April 5

HSE St Petersburg Will Be Closed from March 28 to April 5

All HSE students and graduate students will have the week from March 28 to April 5, 2020, off. HSE Rector Yaroslav Kuzminov has signed the relevant order.

Illustration for news: 11 Questions about Distance Learning

11 Questions about Distance Learning

On April 6, the 4th module started at HSE University - Saint Petersburg. Study process switches to distant form. How will it be organized? What do I do with the Physical Education classes? How will I defend my thesis? Natalia Chicherina, Professor and Deputy Director, answers the questions about distance learning.