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Bachelor’s Programme 'Economics'

Undergraduate Economics programme is a selective programme with a significant math component. Some classes are delivered in English. Its aim is to prepare students for work as highly-qualified leaders and analysts in top Russian and international companies, governments, research centers and educational institutes. Students receive broad knowledge in the areas of economic theory, mathematics, information processing technologies, statistics, econometrics, and foreign languages, while also studying applied disciplines in-depth and producing original research of their own. 

4 years
Full-time Programme
162 000 –
540 000 RUB/year
Tuition Fee in 2019
Russian government and HSE scholarships and tuition fee waivers available
RUS
Instruction in Russian

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Illustration for news: HSE to Adopt a New Development Programme

HSE to Adopt a New Development Programme

On March 20, at the HSE Staff and Student Conference, HSE Rector Yaroslav Kuzminov presented the key points of the new Development Programme for the period extending to 2030. The points he suggested have prompted a series of discussions in the university corporate environment aimed at choosing the best avenues and tools for development.

Illustration for news: Russian Schools Are Changing Rapidly, But Not Always for the Better

Russian Schools Are Changing Rapidly, But Not Always for the Better

According to a report by the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) entitled Measuring Innovation in Education 2019: What Has Changed in the Classroom?, Russia ranked among the top three countries where schools are changing most rapidly.

Illustration for news: Master's Programme in Finance at HSE-St. Petersburg Receives EPAS Accreditation

Master's Programme in Finance at HSE-St. Petersburg Receives EPAS Accreditation

The European Foundation for Management Development (EFMD), one of the world's largest professional associations in the field of business and management, has awarded the Master’s Programme ‘Finance’ at the HSE in St. Petersburg an accreditation for a period of three years. This is the first Master’s programme in Russia to be accredited by the EFMD.

Illustration for news: HSE Marks 5th Year of Teaching on Coursera

HSE Marks 5th Year of Teaching on Coursera

On February 24, 2014, HSE launched its first course on the Coursera online education platform. Along with St. Petersburg State University and the Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology, HSE was one of the first Russian universities to host a course on the platform. Now HSE ranks among the top ten universities with the highest number of courses available on the platform, offering 91 courses which have garnered 1.6 million subscriptions.

HSE Has a Volleyball Team, and You Can Join

Did you know that HSE has a volleyball team? Read on to find out how it all started, why students, alumni, and teachers play, and how to join.

I see HSE as a very successful project

Levent Celik, Associate Professor and Senior Research Fellow  at the  Department of Theoretical Economics of the Faculty of Economic Sciences about his path in academia, work at HSE and students

Illustration for news: The Measles Vaccine Is Again Available at HSE. Why Is It So Important to Get Vaccinated?

The Measles Vaccine Is Again Available at HSE. Why Is It So Important to Get Vaccinated?

Because measles is already near. Don’t forget that there was a case of the measles in the Faculty of Communications, Media, and Design at Khitrovsky pereulok, 2/8, building 5. In order to ensure the safety of students and staff, HSE will begin offering the measles vaccine on campus once again starting February 19. Read below to learn more about measles and the measles vaccine.

The Higher School of Economics Proposes Measures to Unlock the Potential of Science in Russian Universities

Speaking at the Professor’s Forum on February 7, Yaroslav Kuzminov, Rector of the Higher School of Economics, noted that science in Russia, especially in Russian universities, is underfunded, and suggested several steps to support Russian researchers and help them reach their full potential.

Illustration for news: HSE Student Awarded Russia’s Prize ‘For Loyalty to Science’ for Best Radio Programme

HSE Student Awarded Russia’s Prize ‘For Loyalty to Science’ for Best Radio Programme

Vera Gribanova, a graduate student in the Master’s Programme 'Governance of Science, Technology and Innovation'  runs a radio programme about great scientific achievements called ‘Scientific Light’ on the radio station ‘Moscow Talks’ (Govorit Moskva). This year her radio show has received the prestigious prize ‘For Loyalty to Science’, which is awarded annually by the Russian Ministry of Education and Science.

Illustration for news: Sergey Pekarski Elected New Dean of Faculty of Economic Sciences

Sergey Pekarski Elected New Dean of Faculty of Economic Sciences

The HSE Academic Council announced that Sergey Pekarski, Head of the Department of Theoretical Economics, will take over as  Dean of Faculty from Oleg Zamulin, who will join Sberbank’s Centre of Macroeconomic Research as Director. Professor Zamulin will retain his position of  professor at the faculty and continue teaching.