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Master’s Programme 'Applied Politics'

Applied Politics is a unique Master’s programme offered at HSE, where:

— the latest advances in political science are taught, relying primarily on recent publications from leading international journals;

— students have an opportunity to develop their skills in quantitative analysis;

— the best specialists with practical experience in regional studies, GR and government decision-making technologies offer quality instruction to students.

Graduates can apply their acquired knowledge and skills in such areas as political consulting, expert review and analysis, and mass media, as well as participate directly in various types of research projects. Furthermore, the programme offers broad opportunities for learners to continue their studies in HSE’s doctoral programmes, as well as PhD programmes at internationally renowned universities.

 

2 years
Full-time Programme
185 000 –
370 000 RUB/year
Tuition Fee in 2019
Russian government and HSE scholarships and tuition fee waivers available
RUS
Instruction in Russian
Partner Universities

Democratic Constitutional Design: Summer School in Iceland (July 2019)

Заявки принимаются до 25 марта 

Aug 8 – Aug 17

3rd Annual IPSA – HSE Summer School for Methods of Political & Social Research (St. Petersburg, Russia)

Application deadline – May 25 

News

Pluralism by Default: the sources of democracy in hard places

On April 9, Lucan Way (University of Toronto, Canada) made a report 'Pluralism by Default: the sources of democracy in hard places' at the HSE’s XX April International Conference within the section 'Political processes' (moderator: Andrei Melville).

Illustration for news: HSE Gears up for Staff and Student Conference: A Look Back at the Faculty of Social Sciences

HSE Gears up for Staff and Student Conference: A Look Back at the Faculty of Social Sciences

On March 20, a conference for HSE staff and students will take place at HSE. It will consider the university’s development programme and elect the new Academic Council. The previous conference took place five years ago, in 2014, and the university has changed a lot since then. HSE News Service spoke with some of the university leaders about how their own work at the University has changed over this period.

Illustration for news: HSE Continues its Ascent in QS World University Rankings by Subject

HSE Continues its Ascent in QS World University Rankings by Subject

The latest results of the QS World University Rankings by Subject demonstrate that Russian universities are continuing to make great strides in international rankings. Among the Russian universities that made the rankings, HSE tops the list with 16 specific subjects and 3 broad subject areas entering the rankings. Compared to last year, HSE has improved its performance in almost all subjects.

Illustration for news: How International Students Can Receive Scholarships at HSE

How International Students Can Receive Scholarships at HSE

HSE offers several scholarships that allow international students to cover part of their tuition fees in both undergraduate and graduate programmes. Scholarships are offered as a tuition discount for international students and take effect at the time of their enrolment in HSE. The scholarships are granted for the full period of studies.

Teaching Quality Assessment: Module 1

Untill October 21 (23:59) HSE students have an opportunity to assess the quality of their teachers’ work.

Illustration for news: Registration for HSE Electives Is Open

Registration for HSE Electives Is Open

Electives are open to HSE students as well as students of other Moscow universities and people who have a general interest in the subject.

Illustration for news: Authoritarian reversal: Turkish experience; Russian hackers and American elections; final presentations and Winter school closing ceremony

Authoritarian reversal: Turkish experience; Russian hackers and American elections; final presentations and Winter school closing ceremony

The Winter school for the Faculty of Social Sciences came to an end on the January 25th.

Second day of Winter school 2018

Lectures of leading political scientists, master-classes, heated debates, and project work till the late evening.

The possible trends of authoritarian development, hybrid regimes, and for whom the presidential race is a ‘farewell tour’?

On the 23rd January the HSE Winter school 2018 of Faculty of Social Sciences has opened its doors for students from all over Russia and other countries.

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.