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This programme trains professional researchers in mathematical sciences and experts in mathematical education. Students will be prepared for Ph.D. qualifying tests in Algebra, Topology and Analysis, have own research agenda and experience and have teaching experience at university level.  Student exchange opportunities are offered with École Polytechnique (Paris), École normale supérieure (Paris), Kyoto University, Leiden University, University of Luxembourg, University of Nantes, University of Tokyo.

2 years
Full-time Programme
Instruction in English


HSE Announces Olympiad Competitions for English-taught Master’s Programmes

In March 2017, International Olympiad Competitions will be held for perspective students interested in studying in Master’s programmes at HSE University. All current undergraduate students and recent university graduates students interested in pursuing a Master’s degree are invited to participate.

Teaching Quality Assessment: Module 2

Till December 21, 2016 HSE students will have an opportunity to assess the quality of their teachers’ work.

Yulij Ilyashenko Elected a Fellow of the American Mathematical Society

On November 1st, the list of 2017 Class AMS Fellows has been made public.
According to the mission of the program, 'the Fellows of the American Mathematical Society program recognizes members who have made outstanding contributions to the creation, exposition, advancement, communication, and utilization of mathematics.'

International laboratory for Mirror Symmetry and Automorphic Forms

The new international laboratory 'Mirror Symmetry and Automorphic Forms' will open at the Faculty of Mathematics of HSE in 2017. The project of Ludmil Katzarkov (Professor of the University of Miami) won the fifth Mega-grants competition of the Government of the Russian Federation. Our faculty is the only one in the country, where in 2017 will run three laboratories in fundamental mathematics, and two of them are in the framework of this global scientific program of the federal support of scientific research.

'Math in Moscow Programme Was Absolutely Incredible'

Jonathan Gerhard from James Madison University spent one semester studying in Math in Moscow programme run jointly by HSE, Moscow Center for Continuous Mathematical Education, and Independent University of Moscow. During his time in Russia Jonathan took intensive maths courses, studied the Russian language and traveled to several Russian cities.

HSE Maths Student at École Normale Supérieure

Elizaveta Arzhakova, MSc student at the HSE Faculty of Mathematics, shares her impressions of the semester she spent at École Normale Supérieure in Paris.

'I was influenced by Russian mathematics'

Daodao Yang shared his experience of studying at the HSE master’s programme in mathematics.

Congratulations on gaining admissions

The Faculty of Mathematics congratulates its students who have been recently admitted to PhD programs:

Alexandra Viktorova and Alexey Golota — to Stony Brook University, New York,
Yang Daodao — to Indiana University, Bloomington,
Rodion Deev — to New York University, Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences,
Bogdan Zavyalov — to Stanford University,
Yakov Kononov — to Columbia University,
Dmitry Matveevsky and Mikhail Mironov — to Northeastern University
Grigori Papayanov — to Northwestern University
Arina Arkhipova, Lyalya Guseva and Artem Kalmykov — to Université de Genève, Faculté des Sciences, Section de Mathématiques,
Olga Trapeznikova — to ETH Zurich.

Higher Education in Russia and Beyond: From Russia with Math

The sixth issue of HERB dedicated to mathematics is now available. There are three sections in the issue. The first section is devoted to the analysis of mathematical education in the USSR and modern Russia, the second one features the career opportunities for those, who received mathematical education in Russia, and the third section describes the current situation with mathematics in universities.

Faculty of Mathematics Alumnus about Alma Mater and Doctoral Studies at Leiden University

Pavel Solomatin is one of the first wave of graduates from the HSE Faculty of Mathematics. He successfully graduated from the undergraduate and master’s programmes, and then enrolled in the Leiden University doctoral programme, where he is currently studying number theory under the academic supervision of Bart de Smit.