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Master’s Programme 'Business and Politics in Modern Asia'

The globalization of the world has created a need for highly skilled professionals who are able to work in a global environment. Based on an inter-disciplinary approach, this MA programme provides students with a range of skills needed to understand the developments that are taking place in contemporary East Asia. Academic content of the programme is complemented by research and business projects. Graduates will be able to pursue careers in both public and private sectors.

2 years
Full-time Programme
150 000 –
300 000 RUB/year
Tuition Fee in 2020
Russian government and HSE scholarships and tuition fee waivers available
ENG
Instruction in English

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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: Future and Possibilities of Interdisciplinary Asia-Oriented Programmes' Graduates: Interview with Prof. Natalia Ribberink.

Future and Possibilities of Interdisciplinary Asia-Oriented Programmes' Graduates: Interview with Prof. Natalia Ribberink.

Natalia Ribberink, professor of Hamburg University of Applied Sciences, tells about geopolitical processes in Modern Asia, future of Russian-Chinese relations and potential of intersidciplinary Asia-oriented master's programmes' graduates

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.

Illustration for news: In-person Classes to Be Suspended Starting from March 17,2020

In-person Classes to Be Suspended Starting from March 17,2020

With the goal of minimizing the public health risk to our campus community related to the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak, all in-person classes will be suspended at HSE University – St Petersburg starting March 17, 2020 until further notice.

Illustration for news: Anna Poberezhnaya Talks about Her Experience of Volunteering in Japan

Anna Poberezhnaya Talks about Her Experience of Volunteering in Japan

Anna Poberezhnaya, the 1st year student of the Master’s Programme ‘Business and Politics in Modern Asia’, took part in a voluntary workcamp project in Japan. Anna and her volunteer mates were helping the people affected by an earthquake and tsunami in 2011, to become a part of the communitey of the cite they were moved to. Anna gave a little interview to Programme students and told which skills are required for volunteers in an East Asian country and what of experience did she get there.

Illustration for news: Expand Your Horizons - fifth issue

Expand Your Horizons - fifth issue

Fifth issue with the digest about conferences, summer schools, scholarships and other opportunities

Illustration for news: "Expand Your Horizons" - fourth issue with new opportunities

"Expand Your Horizons" - fourth issue with new opportunities

Fourth issue with opportunities digest for social sciences students

Illustration for news: 'The Management System Used in HSE Helps Me a Lot Even Now'

'The Management System Used in HSE Helps Me a Lot Even Now'

Programme 'Business and Politics in Modern Asia' Alumna Valeria Panchenko tells about her job in IR Iran and useful skills gained through Master's studies

Illustration for news: "The Work Experience in an International Company and Skills Gained via Internship Cannot Be Overestimated"

"The Work Experience in an International Company and Skills Gained via Internship Cannot Be Overestimated"

2nd year student Valeria Shabellova tells about her internship in China.