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Term Paper

The university-wide document regulating the preparation and defence of term papers at  HSE:
Procedure for Writing Theses and Term Papers for Degree Students at HSE University (Annex 8, Regulations on Practical Training) 

Programme guidelines:

GUIDELINES FOR TERM PAPER Master in International Business - 2022 

 Term paper topics (i.e term paper titles) are selected using the LMS system through the module "Thesis/Term paper topics" ("Couse themes").
You can apply for a topic from those proposed by faculty members or propose your own topic. Please note that it is important to contact the supervisor and discuss the final topic.

Selection of Thesis or Term Paper Topics 

 Dates and deadlines for the Term Paper 2022/2023 :




2nd  Module

20 November 23:59

Deadline for submitting applications on the topic of term papers in the LMS to the supervisor or choosing a topic from those specified in the LMS

25 November

Topic is approved by the Supervisor

29 November

Topic of Term Paper and Supervisor approved by the Academic Supervisor of MA Programme

3rd Module

17 January

First draft submission to the supervisor

4th Module





20-21 April

Predefense of first full draft (Optional)

28 April, 18:00

Submission of a request for title and/or supervisor change (if needed)

15 June, 23:00

Submission of the final version of the term in LMS system, antiplagiarism check with “Antiplagiat” system

20 June

Deadline for the supervisor review

21, 23 and 26 June

Term Paper Defense


Checking for plagiarism and posting on the corporate website

Regulations on Checking Student Papers for Plagiarism and the Publication of Bachelor’s, Specialist and Master’s Theses on the HSE Corporate Website
Plagiarism in written assignments

Please note that the level of originality of your paper cannot be lower 80%!