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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
140 000 –
280 000 RUB/year
Tuition Fee in 2019
Russian government and HSE scholarships and tuition fee waivers available
ENG
Instruction in English

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Illustration for news: 2018/2019 Academic Year at the "Business and Politics in Modern Asia" Programme: Students' Impressions

2018/2019 Academic Year at the "Business and Politics in Modern Asia" Programme: Students' Impressions

The opportunities for applied research, participation in the academic mobility programmes and comfortable atmosphere: the students of the "Business and Politics in Modern Asia" Programme share their study experience.

Illustration for news: Dilia Karamova took part in the "Rediscovering Russia" Expedition

Dilia Karamova took part in the "Rediscovering Russia" Expedition

Programme "Business and Politics in Modern Asia" student shares her impressions of the trip to Dagestan.

Illustration for news: Five Frequently Asked Questions about the MA Programme ‘Business and Politics in Modern Asia’

Five Frequently Asked Questions about the MA Programme ‘Business and Politics in Modern Asia’

In 2019, HSE University − St Petersburg started admissions to an updated version of the Master's programme ‘Business and Politics in Modern Asia’. HSE News Service asked Svetlana Krivokhizh, the academic supervisor of the programme, to answer prospective students' most frequently asked questions.

Illustration for news: First Programme Graduates!

First Programme Graduates!

17 students received their master grade diplomas on June 29.

HSE University Expands Number of Subjects in the Shanghai Ranking

HSE University has retained its position in the Top 100 of the Academic Ranking of World Universities, otherwise known as the Shanghai Ranking, in sociology and mathematics. The university improved in political science and has also placed in the same group in economics. At the same time, HSE moved to the next group in management and entered new subject areas – psychology and business administration. HSE is the only Russian university ranked in four subjects: Sociology, Management, Business Administration, and Political Science. HSE University is Russia’s leader in economics and ranks in the same group as Moscow State University in mathematics.

Illustration for news: 1st year student of Master’s Programme “Business and Politics in Modern Asia” took part in the international students’ forum “Global Opportunities in Business and Investment” in Turkey in March

1st year student of Master’s Programme “Business and Politics in Modern Asia” took part in the international students’ forum “Global Opportunities in Business and Investment” in Turkey in March

Dilia Karamova tells about her experience at the students’ summit in Istanbul

Illustration for news: HSE Decides on New Grading System for Next School Year

HSE Decides on New Grading System for Next School Year

The Academic Council has confirmed a new draft of the Regulations for Interim and Ongoing Assessments of Students at the Higher School of Economics.

Illustration for news: How to Apply for the Advanced State Academic Scholarship

How to Apply for the Advanced State Academic Scholarship

All the students who have been awarded a state academic scholarship can apply for the Increased State Academic Scholarship. Find out how.

Illustration for news: How to Apply for the Increased State Academic Scholarship

How to Apply for the Increased State Academic Scholarship

All the students who have been awarded a state academic scholarship can apply for the Increased State Academic Scholarship. Find out how.

Illustration for news: Start Illuminating. 5 Reasons Why

Start Illuminating. 5 Reasons Why

The Founders of HSE Illuminated student magazine explain why they initiated it and why to participate.