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This programme combines in-depth study of theory and the history of state and law with a comprehensive understanding of the practical skills necessary for success in the legal profession. Studies include core subjects of classical legal education, as well as the most recent developments in legal theory and methodology. The programme is also aimed at providing lawyers with a broad interdisciplinary outlook, thereby preparing them for research and teaching at academic institutions, as well as careers in non-profit organizations, public and municipal bodies with a particular emphasis on developing institutional reforms and state policies through providing further analytical and legislative support.

2 years
Full-time Programme
320 000 RUB/year
Tuition Fee in 2018
Russian government and HSE scholarships and tuition fee waivers available
RUS
Instruction in Russian

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Illustration for news: New Dissertation Councils Introduced at HSE

New Dissertation Councils Introduced at HSE

From February 1, 2018, new rules will apply to dissertation defense for Candidate of Sciences (PhD) and Doctor of Sciences (DS) degrees. Vadim Radaev, First Vice Rector at HSE, helped us understand what has changed, as well as how it is necessary to prepare for the defense process.

Russian Prime Minister Congratulates HSE

Dmitry Medvedev, Russian Prime Minister, congratulates the Higher School of Economics on its 25th anniversary.

Russian President Congratulates HSE

Russian President Vladimir Putin congratulates the Higher School of Economics on its 25th anniversary.

HSE Enters Top 50 in QS BRICS Ranking

HSE’s progress in the global rankings in 2017 can also be seen in the QS BRICS regional ranking, where HSE is now 39th among all universities, moving up 23 positions as compared to last year.

Illustration for news: Open Doors Competition Gives International Students Opportunity to Study in Russia

Open Doors Competition Gives International Students Opportunity to Study in Russia

Registration is now open for the Open Doors: Russian Scholarship Project, Russia’s first competition for international students applying to Master’s programmes. With registration open until January 15, 2018, the competition consists of two remote stages: a portfolio contest and an online contest. The first stage will take place from December 1 to January 15.

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

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 Students Can Now Apply to HSE through a Simplified Procedure

HSE’s Admission Rules for the 2017/2018 academic year have undergone some changes in regards to international admission. The admission track is now unified for students from both CIS and non-CIS countries. Thus, only two exams must be passed in order to be accepted into a given undergraduate programme, while competitions for Master’s programmes only require a portfolio and an interview. The rules for International Olympiad Competitions have also been changed. Registration for these competitions ends on November 15.