Annual IPSA-HSE Summer School in Concepts, Methods and Techniques in Political Science
The IPSA - HSE Summer School for Methods of Political & Social Research is one of the IPSA summer schools on methods, known for their excellence in professional methods training. Being the first IPSA school in Russia, the IPSA-HSE offers a wide variety of courses on qualitative and quantiative methods, as well as specialized courses and lectures.
The School is organized by the International Political Science Association and the National Research University Higher School of Economics, and supported by the Friedrich Ebert Foundation.
Why to Study at the IPSA - HSE School
Teaching Excellence: We cooperate with professional instructors and experts, who have a profound experience in teaching methods, as well as applying them to their own research, published in highly ranked journals
Variety of Courses: We offer 3 short refresher courses, 10 general courses, special course on How to Study Russian Politics, several workshops and discussions. All of them are designed to get essential practical skills in a limited period of time.
Graded Certificates: Students may get up to 4 ECTS credits for the IPSA - HSE School. ECTS are given upon successful completion of examination procedures. Otherwise, all students receive certificates of participation (no indication of courses)
Affordable Prices: Our mission is to provide affordable education! We offer quality courses at prices lower than most of the methodological schools in the world. Special terms and funding opportunities may apply as well.
Discovering St. Petersburg: The School is held in St. Petersburg - one of the most beautiful Russian cities, nearby the city center. Special guided tour for participants is organized and included into the tuition fee.
IPSA - HSE Alumni: All IPSA - HSE alumni have the opportunity to take IPSA - HSE schools in consecutive years with a 50 % discount. Moreover, they join a vast network of IPSA alumni with hundreds of students and scholars all over the world