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Master’s Programme 'Comparative Politics of Eurasia'

This programme was created in response to the growing strategic importance of the wider Eurasian region. The programme curriculum is built around core conceptual training in comparative political science and comprehensive empirical training in contemporary methods of social science research. The programme’s location in St. Petersburg, with its extraordinary cultural and historical heritage, will provide students with unique opportunities for diving into the Russian culture, understanding history, and acquiring the Russian language.

2 years
Full-time Programme
165 000 –
330 000 RUB/year
Tuition Fee in 2020
Russian government and HSE scholarships and tuition fee waivers available
ENG
Instruction in English
Master’s programme 'Comparative Politics of Eurasia': students’ perspective

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"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: Call For International Ambassadors at HSE Saint Petersburg is extended until 1 December

Call For International Ambassadors at HSE Saint Petersburg is extended until 1 December

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.

Seminar of the Center for Comparative Studies of Power and Management

On October 30, at 18.30 (room - TBA) PhD, associate Professor Anna Dekalchuk and PhD, associate Professor Ivan Grigoriev will speak on the topic: "Skateboarding together: Generational Civic Activism and Non-Transition to Politics in Sosnoviy Bor" within the seminar of the Center for Comparative Studies of Power and Management.

Illustration for news: HSE University Becomes Russia’s Only Academic Institution in U.S. News Best Global Universities Rankings in Economics and Social Sciences

HSE University Becomes Russia’s Only Academic Institution in U.S. News Best Global Universities Rankings in Economics and Social Sciences

HSE University has improved its standing in the general U.S. News Best Global Universities ranking. Today, the agency published its 2019 global rankings. HSE University appeared in the Economics and Business ranking for the first time, placing 235th. We are also the only Russian institution to make the cut.

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.

Illustration for news: New Head of the HSE Department of Political Science in St. Petersburg

New Head of the HSE Department of Political Science in St. Petersburg

Since September 2, 2019, the HSE Department of Political Science in St. Petersburg has a new head - Andrey N. Scherbak.