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Master’s Programme 'Financial Economics'

The Financial Economics Master’s programme trains students in the core principles of economics and finance and enables them to explore specific areas of interest through a wide range of electives.

The programme is taught in collaboration with the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE). Graduates enjoy successful careers in the financial sector, working in corporate finance, business assessment, quantitative finance, strategic consulting, or academia, in Russia and internationally.

The programme is taught in the center of Moscow, giving students easy access to major Russian and global businesses and research centers.

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2 years
Full-time Programme
Instruction in English
Russian government and HSE scholarships and tuition fee waivers available
Anna Yurko, PhD Associate Professor, Member of International Academic Subcommittee ICEF MSc Programme in Financial Economics


Student exchange programme at the University of Porto (FEP School of Economics and Management) to launch for ICEF MSc students

A call for applications for an exchange programme at the University of Porto (FEP School of Economics and Management) in Portugal is open.

ICEF MSc Programme in Financial Economics Joins the Top-100 of QS Master’s Ranking in Finance

It’s Only the Beginning for the ICEF Graduates of 2018

On September 13, 230 graduates of ICEF-UoL Bachelor’s and Master’s programmes received their diplomas. The history of HSE's collaboration with the London School of Economics of the University of London spans more than 20 years and demonstrates the integral role that international cooperation between universities plays in academic, research, and cultural development. The graduates of 2018 are sure to continue this tradition.

Illustration for news: Selection for CFA Institute Research Challenge Starts

Selection for CFA Institute Research Challenge Starts

Fourth year Bachelor’s students and first or second year Master’s students are invited to take part in CFA Institute Research Challenge, an annual international competition in financial analysis held by CFA Institute among student teams.

ICEF alumni continue their education on best PhD and MBA programmes

Paper of M. Nikitin in the Games and Economic Behavior


New ICEF Faculty

ICEF continues to recruit teachers with the internationally recognized qualifications (PhD).

HSE among the World’s Top 200 Most International Universities

The Higher School of Economics has been ranked 162nd in a new ranking of the world’s most international universities compiled by Times Higher Education.

Kosmas Marinakis, ICEF Assistant Professor, about HSE Olympiad in Financial Economics

On March 23-25, 2018 the HSE Olympiad for Students and Graduates will take place in Moscow and other cities in Russia and abroad. University students and recent graduates are invited to take part in the Olympiad Competitions. The registration deadline is March 12, 2018 15:00 (UTC+3). Participation in the Olympiad is free. Olympiad winners and prize awardees of the Olympiad in Financial Economics will be at an advantage when applying for HSE ICEF’s Master’s programme in Financial Economics.

Alumni Reunion-2017 at ICEF

On December 28, 2017, ICEF held an alumni reunion event for its graduates.