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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: Our Programme Student Won an Oxford Russian Fund Scholarchip!

Our Programme Student Won an Oxford Russian Fund Scholarchip!

Maria Krasilova reports on her participation in the Fund's Workshop and excelling in the scholarship competition. 

Illustration for news: Psychologist's Office: Who Needs It and How Consultations Are Held

Psychologist's Office: Who Needs It and How Consultations Are Held

Psychologist's Office at HSE University – Saint Petersburg is accessible to all the HSE students and staff. They can get free psychological help in private or by Skype. We would like to tell you about types of counselling available, how the therapy is held, and why the Psychologist's Office was set up.

Illustration for news: "Expand your Horizons" - first issue, first Christmas gift to our students

"Expand your Horizons" - first issue, first Christmas gift to our students

The first edition of the newsletter about internships, summer schools and grant opportunities

Illustration for news: Admission Campaign for the International Students: an Interview with Andrey Starodubtsev

Admission Campaign for the International Students: an Interview with Andrey Starodubtsev

Every year the popularity of the Higher School of Economics with the international applicants is growing. We have decided to talk with Andrey V. Starodubtsev, Dean of the School of Social Sciences and Area Studies at the HSE and the Academic Supervisor of the MA Program in Comparative Politics of Eurasia to learn about the peculiarities of admission to our university for international students. If you are thinking of joining us, feel free to read this article!

Illustration for news: HSE University – Saint Petersburg and Russian-Chinese Business Park Sign a Partnership Agreement

HSE University – Saint Petersburg and Russian-Chinese Business Park Sign a Partnership Agreement

The agreement between HSE University – Saint Petersburg and Russian-Chinese Business Park was signed on December 4. Under the agreement, the parties will organize joint events including conferences, forums, exhibitions, round table discussions, on the business-park platforms. HSE students will have the opportunity to do their internships at Russian-Chinese Business-Park (RCBP).

Illustration for news: New Call For International Ambassadors at HSE Saint Petersburg

New Call For International Ambassadors at HSE Saint Petersburg

International senior students can apply to HSE International Ambassadors programme. Participants will get financial support for projects aiming to attract new students, free professional training and cool HSE merch.

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: Master’s Programmes in Russia Welcome Talented International Students

Master’s Programmes in Russia Welcome Talented International Students

Registration for the Open Doors: Russian Scholarship Project for international applicants to Russian Master’s programmes is open until December 18. The competition consists of two online rounds. The first round is a portfolio competition.

Illustration for news: What Student Teaching Quality Assessment Can Show

What Student Teaching Quality Assessment Can Show

What students think about strict teachers and why seminars are more popular than lectures

Illustration for news: Potential of International Cooperation

Potential of International Cooperation

On the first meeting of HSE - Saint Petersburg French Club in a new season a very sensitive topic was discussed – the competition of the world-leading powers and the role of Russia in the Middle East conflict. The meeting was held in the French language with a simultaneous interpretation.