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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
140 000 –
280 000 RUB/year
Tuition Fee in 2019
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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Illustration for news: First Programme "Comparative Politics of Eurasia" Graduates!

First Programme "Comparative Politics of Eurasia" Graduates!

17 students received their master grade diplomas on June 29

Illustration for news: “Non-Competitive Elections in Hybrid Regimes”: an Elective Course Presentation

“Non-Competitive Elections in Hybrid Regimes”: an Elective Course Presentation

Professor Dmitry Goncharov tells about his elective course for Master students

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: Don’t Be Mistaken! And Enjoy King’s!

Don’t Be Mistaken! And Enjoy King’s!

‘This academic exchange programme is much more than a King’s College London,’ writes Guilherme Costa Gomes, a first-year student of the Master’s Programme ‘Comparative Politics of Eurasia’ sharing his impressions about the three-month stay in London. What else did he discover and how did he like it there? Here's his essay about the trip.

Illustration for news: Annual IPSA-HSE Summer School in Concepts, Methods and Techniques in Political Science

Annual IPSA-HSE Summer School in Concepts, Methods and Techniques in Political Science

The registration is extended to May 25th

Illustration for news: What is International Student Forum and AIS? 9 Questions to Florence

What is International Student Forum and AIS? 9 Questions to Florence

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: 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: 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.

Illustration for news: Study in St Petersburg: Admissions Open for International Students

Study in St Petersburg: Admissions Open for International Students

International admissions for  Master's programmes at HSE University – St Petersburg are now open! We are inviting applications for our programme.