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Master Thesis


November 20, 2020 - deadline for MT topic approval by Academic Director
March 31, 2021 - master thesis title/research advisor change
April 15, 2021 - submission of full draft to research advisor
May 12, 2021 - final master thesis submission to LMS antiplagiarism check, research advisor and MIB office.
May 17, 2021 - submission of advisor's review and antiplagiarism report to MIB office

Master thesis defenses: May 31st - June 9th 

You can choose the topic and advisor from the list:

Areas of Research Topics for MT 2020-2021

To submit your topic to the MIB study office, please use this form:

Master Thesis Application Form 

You should make sure it is signed both by you and your research advisor. Please note that choosing consultant is optional.

If your topic was approved but you wish to change it or change your research advisor, you can do so until March 31 by submitting the following documents to the MIB study office:

Master Thesis New Topic Application

Thesis New Advisor Application 

If you wish to postpone the deadline for your master thesis submission, please use the following form:

Application for change of Master Thesis submission deadline

Please note that the deadline for master thesis submission can be postponed only for medical reasons.

When writing your thesis, please use the following title page sample:

Master Thesis Title Page 

The forms for research advisor's and opponent's reviews:

Master Thesis Research Advisor's Review 

Master Thesis Opponent's Review 

State Certification 2021

State Certification Schedule 2021 

State Certification Boards 2021 

Amendments to MIB Regulations for MT Defense (2020)


HSE Regulations for Final State Certification of Students of Bachelor’s, Specialist and Master’s Level Programmes at National Research University Higher School of Economics

Procedure for Appealing the Results of State Final Certifications