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Saint Petersburg HSE Summer School is a chance for you to explore one of the most exciting cities in the world while getting high-quality education. Alongside gaining insights into the world of Russian language, history and culture, you will also have the opportunity to choose from more than 15 courses and programmes in economics, management, computer science, design, social sciences and humanities taught by experts from Russia and abroad, while receiving ECTS credits. Join us this summer for valuable studies and exciting cultural experiences. Combine courses and programmes and make this summer worthwhile and unforgettable.

Courses

We offer a wide range of courses, each lasting from 1 to 3 weeks and worth 2–5 ECTS. Design your best summer combining courses and programmes (scroll down for the list of programmes)

Language of instruction: English

Russian Studies: Language, History and Literature

1 - 12 July | 15 - 26 July | 29 July - 9 Aug
Modern Russia: Language and Culture - 3-6 ECTS

1 - 12 July 
Soviet History: Russia in the age of transformations - 2 ECTS

1 - 12 July 
Cold War Cultures - 2 ECTS

Social and Political Sciences

1 - 12 July
EU-Russia Relations Today - 2 ECTS

1 - 12 July
Contemporary Russian Politics - 2 ECTS

Computer Science

29 July - 9 August 
Functional Programming - 4 ECTS

12 - 16 August 
Modern Machine Learning - 3 ECTS

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Programmes

We have also continued our 4 pre-existing programmes. Each of these programmes consists of 3 to 4 courses, and has its own participation fees and application process, as well as cultural programme and accommodation options.

Why Saint Petersburg HSE Summer School?


Most attractive city to go


Unusual & up-to-date electives to choose from


Meaningful and valuable studies


Highly ranked National Research University


ECTS each week to collect


Making new friends from all over the world


Star professors and experts


Local student buddies


Entertainment and activities

 

News

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
Summer school means much more than study. 'Better to have a hundred friends than a hundred rubles', quotes Mathilde Garnier, a student from France. What else did she discover? Read the full story about her participation in Saint Petersburg HSE Summer School.
December 10, 2018
On a grey autumn day, it is always nice to warm up by reliving memories of summer adventures. This year, the balmy weather did not leave our city till mid-October, and a summer mood also lingered at HSE University – St Petersburg with the IV International Summer School 'The Topography of Imperial Power: Political and Cultural Space of Saint Petersburg' which ran from September 11 till October 2, 2018.
November 07, 2018

International Summer University in HSE Moscow

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

Contacts

Summer school coordinators:

Email: spbsummerschool@hse.ru

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

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

Hours: 10:00–18:00, Monday–Friday

 

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