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Bachelor’s Programme 'Law'

This programme provides students with a solid foundation in legal theory, as well as practical skills around team work and problem-solving of complex issues, both domestically and internationally. The legal regulation of economic ties is the main focus of the programme. Students participate in project and research work in the fields of Russian, foreign and international law.

5 years
Full-time Programme
129 000 –
430 000 RUB/year
Tuition Fee in 2020
Russian government and HSE scholarships and tuition fee waivers available
Instruction in Russian and English


Illustration for news: “On the way to America” // HSE Jessup Team is the Finalist of the Jessup Russian Championship

“On the way to America” // HSE Jessup Team is the Finalist of the Jessup Russian Championship

On 2 February 2020 MGIMO hosted the Final Round of the Russian National Championship of the Jessup Competition – one of the most prestigious law competitions globally. The Team of Higher School of Economics (Moscow) appeared in the Final Round of the National Championshipfor the first time since 2017, and came as a Russian Runner-Up, after the champions of this year – the MGIMO team.

Illustration for news: Student Startups

Student Startups

The generation of ideas, the testing of hypotheses, meetings with business people – all of this inspires students to launch their own projects.

Illustration for news: What Student Teaching Quality Assessment Can Show

What Student Teaching Quality Assessment Can Show

What students think about strict teachers and why seminars are more popular than lectures

‘I Gained Real Knowledge About French Law, Not Just a Line on My Resume’

HSE has hosted its graduation ceremony for students of the international programme French (European) Economic Law, which the university carries out in conjunction with long-time HSE partner Paris 1 Pantheon-Sorbonne. HSE Vice Rector Sergey Roshchin gave out the diplomas, as did Paris 1 Pantheon-Sorbonne leadership, a first in the programme’s history.

Illustration for news: Registration for HSE Electives Is Open

Registration for HSE Electives Is Open

Electives are open to HSE students as well as students of other Moscow universities and people who have a general interest in the subject.

Illustration for news: New Registration Rules Now in Place for Foreign Citizens in Russia

New Registration Rules Now in Place for Foreign Citizens in Russia

On July 8, amendments to Russian migration legislation regulating the registration of foreign citizens coming to the Russian Federation came into effect. They concern, in particular, HSE’s international employees and students. The most important change: you now must be registered at the place where you actually live.

HSE Teams Take Top Prizes at International Criminal Moot Court

On May 31, the final round of the Russian-speaking ICC (International Criminal Court) Moot Court Competition took place in The Hague. Student teams from HSE’s Nizhny Novgorod and Moscow campuses came second and third respectively, and a fourth-year student from the Faculty of Law in Nizhny Novgorod received the ‘Best Speaker’ award.

Increased State Academic Scholarship: What Сhanges Can We Expect?

Applications for the Increased State Academic Scholarship open in May.  The main changes to the scholarships to be awarded this summer concern those for social achievements. Students receiving Russian government scholarships (quotas) are eligible to apply. Increased State Academic Scholarship is not applicable for students who pay for their tution.

Illustration for news: HSE Students Win Vis Moot

HSE Students Win Vis Moot

On March 29th, an HSE Faculty of Law team was the first in Russian history to win the The Annual Willem C. Vis International Commercial Arbitration Moot (Vis Moot). It beat the University of Cambridge in the finals, and was the best among 362 university teams from around the globe.

Teaching Quality Assessment: Module 3

Till March 25 (23:59) HSE students will have an opportunity to assess the quality of their teachers’ work.