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Master’s Programme 'Modern Social Analysis'

The Master's programme in Modern Social Analysis is a leader among graduate degree programmes in Sociology. It has been designed to comply with the highest international standards in the field. The instructors are internationally recognized scholars in many sub-fields of sociology, including cross-country quantitative studies, urban ethnography, social network analysis, and the sociology of the arts and culture. This programme gives an excellent start for a successful career at an international university or company.

2 years
Full-time Programme
115 000 –
230 000 RUB/year
Tuition Fee in 2019
Russian government and HSE scholarships and tuition fee waivers available
RUS
Instruction in Russian

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Illustration for news: ‘Nurturing Global Citizens for a Global World’ International Partners Week Kicks Off at HSE SPb

‘Nurturing Global Citizens for a Global World’ International Partners Week Kicks Off at HSE SPb

On May 20-22, the HSE – St Petersburg welcomes representatives of its academic partners and specialised organisations in higher education. Participants of the International Partners Week 2019 will share their experiences with implementing strategic projects as part of the Global Citizens concept at their universities.

Illustration for news: Quantitatively oriented track "Social Data Analysis" in English

Quantitatively oriented track "Social Data Analysis" in English

Master program "Modern Social Analysis" is thilled to announce that we open international quantitatively oriented track "Social Data Analysis" where English only is used in teaching and learning. We start in September 2019! HSE now ranks among top-100 world universities in sociology, and the students will receive cutting-edge skills and training from the best professionals in their field.

Illustration for news: Establishing Your Distinctiveness in a Crowded Global Higher Education Marketplace

Establishing Your Distinctiveness in a Crowded Global Higher Education Marketplace

What does it mean to be distinctive? Standing out, being different, being noticed, being first, being the best? In his article, Alan Ferns, Associate Vice-President for External Relations and Reputation, University of Manchester, talks about how universities can find out their own distinctiveness and build a successful reputation strategy.

Illustration for news: What Is the International Student Forum and AIS?

What Is the International Student Forum and AIS?

Interview with Florence Ibuowo, a member of the Association of International students of HSE St. Petersburg, on her experience in campus, the association and upcoming Forum.

Illustration for news: First Steps Toward a Lasting Partnership

First Steps Toward a Lasting Partnership

Specialists of the HSE Centre for Youth Studies met with colleagues from the University of Georgia to discuss prospects for collaboration. They discussed the possibilities for development of academic exchange, summer schools, internships and a ‘Social Analysis of Youth’ track in the Master’s programme ‘Modern Social Analysis’.

Illustration for news: Trends in International Education

Trends in International Education

On May 22, international and Russian experts will gather at HSE – St Petersburg to discuss new approaches to the development of universities’ partnerships. The growing role of educational associations, consortia and networks in the development of international education will be the key topic of the discussion.

Illustration for news: Students and Staff of HSE University to Get Discounts on Korean Air Flights

Students and Staff of HSE University to Get Discounts on Korean Air Flights

Recently, HSE University and Korean Air have signed an agreement which is valid till March 15, 2020 and covers flights to Eastern and Southeast Asia, Australia and Oceania.

Illustration for news: Ronald Inglehart Is the Most Cited Political Scientist

Ronald Inglehart Is the Most Cited Political Scientist

Ronald Inglehart, Chief Research Fellow at the Laboratory for Comparative Social Research (LCSR), topped the The Political Science 400 and became the most cited political scientist in the United States.

Illustration for news: More Than Just Studies: American Students on Their January Term in Russia

More Than Just Studies: American Students on Their January Term in Russia

From January 3 to 20, 23 students from three American universities took part in a special winter programme held for the third time at HSE University – St Petersburg. We asked them many questions, including what they thought about Russia before coming here, what they would take back home, and one of the eternal questions – Moscow or St Petersburg?

Illustration for news: 10 FAQs about Student Exchange Programmes

10 FAQs about Student Exchange Programmes

What is the right time to explore a foreign country, immerse yourself in a new culture and gain new experience? 'Always. It is always the right time,' says Daria Zima, Coordinator of Academic Mobility Programmes at HSE University – St Petersburg. As the next call for application for student exchange programmes is approaching, she answers the most burning questions students often have.