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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
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Illustration for news: Simon Eslinger: Impressions from MA Thesis Fieldwork in Nur-Sultan (Kazakhstan)

Simon Eslinger: Impressions from MA Thesis Fieldwork in Nur-Sultan (Kazakhstan)

Simon Eslinger, 2nd year student of the master's programme 'Comparative Politics of Eurasia', tells about his experience of fieldwork and data collection in Kazakhstan for his MA thesis

Illustration for news: HSE University – St. Petersburg Launches Three New Double Degree Tracks

HSE University – St. Petersburg Launches Three New Double Degree Tracks

In late May, the HSE campus in St. Petersburg finalized negotiations with three foreign partner universities to launch three new double degree tracks at the Master’s level.

Illustration for news: HSE University Enters the QS Ranking’s Top 300 For First Time

HSE University Enters the QS Ranking’s Top 300 For First Time

HSE University took 298th place in the 2021 QS World University Rankings, improving its ranking by 24 positions compared to last year and entering the first quartile of the world’s leading universities. HSE University now ranks among the world’s top 300 universities in two international rankings: the Quacquarelli Symonds World University Rankings and the Times Higher Education World University Rankings.

Illustration for news: HSE University Enters the QS Ranking’s Top 300 For First Time

HSE University Enters the QS Ranking’s Top 300 For First Time

HSE University took 298th place in the 2021 QS World University Rankings, improving its ranking by 24 positions compared to last year and entering the first quartile of the world’s leading universities. HSE University now ranks among the world’s top 300 universities in two international rankings: the Quacquarelli Symonds World University Rankings and the Times Higher Education World University Rankings.

Illustration for news: What to Do In Case of Technical Trouble During Proctored Exams

What to Do In Case of Technical Trouble During Proctored Exams

Rules for students and teachers

Illustration for news: International Applicants Are Eligible for an Additional Tuition Fee Discount

International Applicants Are Eligible for an Additional Tuition Fee Discount

The deadline for international fee-paying applicants to receive an extra 5% tuition discount in addition to their grants and scholarships has been extended until June 30. Here's how Fall 2020 applicants can receive an additional discount for their studies at the undergraduate or graduate level.

Illustration for news: ‘I Am Confident Students Will Do Well on Their Online Exams’

‘I Am Confident Students Will Do Well on Their Online Exams’

Vice Rector Sergey Roshchin on taking proctored exams

Illustration for news: HSE International Student Admissions to Continue as Usual for the 2020/2021 Academic Year

HSE International Student Admissions to Continue as Usual for the 2020/2021 Academic Year

In the event of unfavorable conditions or border closures due to the pandemic, HSE University will be organizing online learning with mandatory support from professors for newly enrolled international students. To do this, the University has all the required infrastructure.

Illustration for news: HSE Amends Spring Holiday Schedule: Classes Will Be Held as Usual from May 6 to 8

HSE Amends Spring Holiday Schedule: Classes Will Be Held as Usual from May 6 to 8

The HSE University Administration has signed an amendment to the academic calendar for the 2019/2020 academic year.

Illustration for news: The Second St. Petersburg International Conference on Inequality and Diversity

The Second St. Petersburg International Conference on Inequality and Diversity

We invite you to participate in the 2nd St. Petersburg International Conference on Inequality and Diversity (IDC), organized by St. Petersburg School of Social Sciences and Area Studies of the Higher School of Economics. The Conference will be held November 5 - 7 in St. Petersburg. The deadline for submissions is June 1, 2020.