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This two-year master's programme is designed for those who want to gain a deep understanding of finance and its many applications. While the focus is on corporate finance, the programme also covers macroeconomics, microeconomics, econometrics, validation and financial modelling, asset pricing, venture capital, value-based management, behavioural finance, and more. Graduates of the programme work at leading consulting groups, investment banks, M&A advisory firms, and investment funds in Moscow and in other major international finance capitals. Some pursue careers as strategy consultants, buy-side analysts, and portfolio managers, while others develop their own businesses, conduct academic research, or work as CFOs in real sector companies.

 

2 years
Full-time Programme
ENG
Instruction in English

Important announcements

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Admissions Made Easy for International Students: 2018/2019 Academic Year

On November 15, international student admissions for undergraduate and Master’s programmes opened. This year, prospective students can apply to two programmes simultaneously. They’ll be able to track the application process online in their personal profile on the HSE website where they will receive notifications on the stages of their application’s review and decisions by the admissions committee. The documents for visa invitation can also be submitted there.

International Admission 2018

Starting from 15 November international students can apply online to study at HSE and Faculty of Economic Sciences. Deadline for full scholarship application is February 28, 2018

Joint Department with Deloitte Opens at HSE

With the Joint Department with Deloitte, the HSE School of Finance now has joint departments with all of the Big Four audit and consulting firms.

HSE Basic Research Programme Publishes 1,000th Working Paper

The 1,000th working paper, which came out this November, discusses how innovative companies in the U.S. fund projects. Its authors are Anastasia Stepanova and Maria Kokoreva, research fellows at the HSE Corporate Finance Center, and Kirill Povkh, first-year Master’s student in the Corporate Finance programme.

Studying in Erasmus

Midterm exams are over and a second year master student Edoardo Alberti sends a small feedback on his experience at Erasmus. At HSE Edoardo is studying at the master programStrategic Corporate Finance. On successful graduation from Erasmus University he will defend his thesis at HSE and get two diplomas - HSE and Erasmus.

Information for HSE applicants taking part in the International Youth Olympiad

If you are a registered participant of the International Youth Olympiad and planning to apply to one of HSE’s degree programmes in 2018, you will have the option of taking an English test (90 mins) at any of the competition venues.

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.

HSE Moves up 10 Positions in QEECA Ranking

On its 25th anniversary, the Higher School of Economics (HSE) took 25th place in the QS EECA (Emerging Europe & Central Asia) Ranking, thus improving its result by 10 positions as compared with last year. This ranking includes 300 positions and takes into account higher education institutions in transitional European and Central Asian countries. 

HSE Improves Position in THE Subject Rankings

The Higher School of Economics has entered the Times Higher Education rankings by subject in two categories, Business & Economics (101-125 group), and Social sciences (176-200 group), showing the best result among schools that participate in Project 5-100 in these areas.

Bank Cards for State Scholarship Students

HSE has started distributing bank cards to its first-year students. If you are an international student on a Russian govenment scholarship (quota) you are eligible for such a card. On September 22, the first scholarships will be transferred via these cards. The schedule for the distribution of bank cards is presented below.