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Programme is aimed at training researchers to conduct inter-disciplinary research and to use internationally recognized methods of study in the areas of politics, economics, sociology, culture, ethnicity, religions, and linguistics with regard to Asian countries and peoples. The programme is transparently formulated to allow our students to enhance their career prospects internationally in academics, diplomacy, non-governmental and governmental corporations.

2 years
Full-time Programme
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Instruction in English

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Hypnotized by the Beauty of Russia’s Winter, Indonesian Student of Asian Studies Hopes to Pursue International Career

Aditya Haryo Proboncono, a 27-year-old Indonesian graduate of the University of Indonesia with a Bachelor in Humanities, is currently enrolled at in the HSE School of Asian Studies where he is enjoying courses in the culture, language, history, as well as political and economic development of Asian countries.

HSE Students Serve as Interpreters at International Conferences

First-year students in the Masters’ programme on Socio-political and Economic Development of Modern Asia recently took part in a number of conferences by serving as interpreters at the events for official foreign delegations.

Student's conference "Eastern Perspective"

HSE Student Gets into a PhD Programme at Stanford

Each year, scores of HSE students from varying disciplines set off for PhD programmes at some of the best universities in the world. Nadezhda Kotova, who is currently in her final year of the HSE-NES joint programme in economics, tells us how she got into the Stanford Graduate School of Business. 

Doctoral Schools 2016: What Applicants Can Expect

What changes have been made to the application process for HSE’s doctoral schools? How does submitting a portfolio increase your chances of getting in? Below is a discussion of everything 2016 applicants to HSE’s doctoral programmes can expect. The application period is already open.

Kevin Rudd, ex-Prime Minister of Australia will visit the Faculty of World Economy and International Affairs NRU HSE

On April 28 (at 17:00) the Faculty of World Economy and International Affairs, the Higher School of Economics and Council on Foreign and Defense Policy will host an outstanding Australian politician and diplomat, Kevin Rudd, who will present the lecture Russia and the Future of Security on the Korean Peninsula.

Erasmus at Its Very Best: HSE and King’s College London Launch an Erasmus+ Exchange Programme

The Higher School of Economics (HSE) and King’s College London, United Kingdom, are pleased to announce a new Erasmus+ academic exchange and mobility programme for students, researchers and staff for the 2016/17 academic year.

HSE Strengthens Ties with Indonesian Universities

On March 28 – April 2, a delegation from HSE University visited Indonesia, seeking to expand cooperation and ties between HSE and local universities, institutions, and associations.

Students of educational programme "Socio-economic and Political Development of Modern Asia” at HSE Career Fair

HSE Career Fair