About

Saint Petersburg HSE Summer School is a chance for you to explore one of the most exciting cities in the world while getting a high-quality education. We offer you an opportunity to combine different courses from various fields of studies — Economics, Finance, Management, Social Sciences, Humanities, and Data Science — and receive ECTS credits while gaining insights into the Russian world.

This year, we prepared a cultural program for the participants of Saint Petersburg HSE Summer School. Take a fascinating boat trip along the rivers and canals and discover the masterpieces of art in the museums of Saint Petersburg. Join us in summer 2022 for valuable studies and exciting cultural experience!   

2018 Est.

COURSES IN VARIOUS ACADEMIC FIELDS

160+ STUDENTS

TRANSCRIPT OF RECORDS
AND CERTIFICATE UPON COMPLETION

79% INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS

EXTRACURRICULAR PROGRAMME
AND LOCAL STUDENTS SUPPORT

Our participants students share their impressions of studying at Saint Petersburg HSE Summer School.

Courses


RUSSIAN LANGUAGE AND LITERATURE
Russian language and literature

Modern Russia: Language and Culture (3 ECTS)

As a Russian poet Fyodor Tyutchev claimed you could not grasp Russia with your mind, but we believe our classes on language and culture will help you get there.


HISTORY
History

City as a Narrative: History, Culture, and Identity of Saint Petersburg (2 ECTS)

Best known as Window to Europe, Venice of the North, and the Cradle of Three Revolutions the city of Saint Petersburg has a lot to tell about how the history of the city is relevant for its present.


DATA SCIENCE
Data Science and conducting research

Data Science for Marketing Analytics (4 ECTS)

This course unlocks a huge range of quantitative techniques to expand your experience in marketing and advertising.


BUSINESS AND MANAGEMENT STUDIES
Business and Management Studies 

Imagination and Creative Thinking (2 ECTS)

After taking this course, you will be equipped with tools to identify, evaluate and implement creative and innovative ideas throughout your career.

Entry Requirements

18+

Age 

Bachelor’s students, Master’s students, PhD students

Level of education

B2+

English proficiency

Up to 250 words

Motivation letter

Fees

Registration fee 

3,000 RUB

Tuition fees                                 

Discounts

-1,500 RUB
Early Bird Discount (valid by June 1, 2021)
10%
Additional discount for those who took part in St. Peterburg HSE Summer School 2021
30%
Participant in a group of students (minimum of 5 participants) from one university
20%
Students from HSE partner universities
20%
Students from Russian universities
30%
HSE students/graduates

Accommodation

The Summer School students could settle into Saint Petersburg by booking their accommodation at one of the university’s dormitories.

Contacts

Please contact us if you have any questions.

Email: spbsummerschool@hse.ru

Phone: +7 (812) 644 59 11 (ext. 61593)

Address: Office 216, 123 Naberezhnaya Kanala Griboedova, Saint Petersburg, 190068

Hours: 10:00–18:00, Monday–Friday

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Splendid Saint Petersburg

Saint Petersburg has always been about sailing along the numerous canals and rivers, visiting palaces and cathedrals, feasting one's eyes on the beauty of drawbridges, and many more. 

Other Summer Programmes

HSE University – Saint Petersburg also invites applicants to participate in some other international summer schools hosted by university’s departments and divisions. 

Please check a set of courses, registration/tuition fee policy as well as application process on the websites of the summer schools. 

Please note that terms and conditions of summer school exchange agreements concluded between HSE University – Saint Petersburg and academic partners abroad do not apply to the summer schools listed above.

International Summer University at HSE in Moscow

Combine courses from Saint Petersburg HSE Summer School with ones from Summer University and get a glimpse of Moscow!

News

On August 21st, Saint Petersburg HSE Summer School, which has been taking place since 2017, came to a close. This year it moved online due to the pandemic. 44 participants from 18 countries, including France, Ireland, the USA, the Philippines, China, and others were joining Zoom during four weeks. The organisers of the Summer School were happy to welcome students of 15 HSE partner universities such as Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore, King’s College London, Sciences Po Lyon, University of Basel, Georg-August-Universität Göttingen, and others.
August 31, 2020
HSE University – Saint Petersburg Summer School offers a wide range of courses corresponding to different students’ interests. However, Summer School is not only about studies: eventful programme, exploring the Cultural Capital of Russia during the white nights, meeting new friends from all over the world – this is not a complete list of reasons to participate in St. Petersburg HSE Summer School.
December 17, 2019
With multidisciplinary topics and an exciting cultural programme, the summer school offers an opportunity to obtain useful skills, explore the city of St Petersburg, and meet new friends from different countries. This year, participants are invited to choose from a wider range of academic fields – from social science and design to data analysis and programming.
March 26, 2019