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Bachelor’s Programme 'Journalism'

This programme provides students with an education in the traditional journalistic subjects, as well as in economics and business. Students also have the opportunity to obtain practical experience at HSE’s very own Media Centre. Theory is taught by top HSE academics and well-known journalists who assist students in putting together their own portfolios. Internships can be completed at influential media companies. Our course coordinators stay up-to-date with the latest developments in the field in order to provide students with the knowledge and skills most needed in the profession. HSE graduates work in both Russian mass media and overseas.

4 years
Full-time Programme
120 000 –
400 000 RUB/year
Tuition Fee in 2019
Russian government and HSE scholarships and tuition fee waivers available
Instruction in Russian


Illustration for news: Time to Nominate: 9th HSE Alumni Awards

Time to Nominate: 9th HSE Alumni Awards

The 2017 HSE Alumni Awards will shortly be open for nominations. The awards were founded in 2007 to recognise HSE graduates who have achieved professional success in the corporate sphere or their own businesses. Over the years, the winners have included Maxim Oreshkin, Russian Minister of Economic Development, Ilya Azar and Tonia Samsonova, journalists, Ksenia Mokrushina, Director of the Centre of Urban Studies at Skolkovo Moscow School of Management, and Vladimir Potapov, CEO at VTB Capital, among others.

Illustration for news: HSE a Leader in Project 5-100 Ranking for Third Year in a Row

HSE a Leader in Project 5-100 Ranking for Third Year in a Row

On March 18th and 19th, the Council on Enhancing the Competitiveness of Russia’s Leading Universities met in Moscow to discuss Russia’s role on the world academic stage. As a result, the Council recommended that the Ministry of Education and Science allocate subsidies to three groups of universities in 2016. HSE made it into the first group.

Higher School of Economics Wins Runet Award

The Higher School of Economics has won the Runet 2015 Award for Science and Education.

'Battle of the Businesses' and 'The Vyshka' Win Best Student Project in Russia Awards

Two HSE student projects have taken prizes at the All-Russian competition for communications projects Eventиада Awards 2015. The reality TV show Battle of the Businesses took first place for Best  Student Project while the online magazine The Вышка (The Vyshka) won third prize for Best Creative Project of the Year. Both projects were supported by the HSE Student  Initiative Fund.

Illustration for news: Rector’s Greetings on HSE Day 2015

Rector’s Greetings on HSE Day 2015

This year marks the fourth time we have held HSE Day, which means that an entire generation of HSE students has begun each academic year with this celebration. For them, a September focused on student life is impossible without HSE Day. We can now say that this university tradition has fully evolved.