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The programme is interdisciplinary and involves dialogue with philosophers, sociologists, anthropologists, cultural experts and others. The programme is taught jointly with the Poletayev Institute for Historical and Theoretical Research in the Humanities.

Graduates of the Master’s programme will be able to build careers in research and teaching and also as experts in public history programmes. The skills and knowledge acquired on the course will be useful for research, teaching, editing and publishing, and for work in information research centers.

 

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.

Illustration for news: The Student Initiative Winter Competition Has Begun!

The Student Initiative Winter Competition Has Begun!

Every quarter at HSE, we hold a competition to support student initiatives. Projects that foster university development, as well as projects that have benefits for wider society, are recognized and awarded financial and organizational assistance.

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: Ilya Guryanov participated in a conference in Leuven

Ilya Guryanov participated in a conference in Leuven

Research Assistant of IGITI Ilya Guryanov participated in a conference "I Think, Therefore I Teach: Evolutions in Early Modern Education", held in University of Leuven, Belgium, on October 26-27. He presented a talk "Philosophizing Physicians Between Christian Wolff’s Philosophy and Rhetoric: the Case of 'Abhandlung von der Schönheit des menschlichen Körpers' (1746) by E.A. Nicolai".

Professor B.L. Khavkin's Report in the Framework of the Seminar "West and East: Universalism of Culture"

On October 27, 2017 Doctor of historical sciences, professor of RSHU Boris Khavkin made the report "German anti-Hitler resistance between East and West" 

Illustration for news: Stereoscopic Film on Pre-revolutionary Russia to Be Shown in Moscow

Stereoscopic Film on Pre-revolutionary Russia to Be Shown in Moscow

The HSE MIEM 3D Visualization and Computer Graphics Laboratory worked alongside the Sergei Chelnokov Foundation to create a slide film based on the stereoscopic photographs of Russian photographers working at the turn of the 20th century. A viewing of the film will take place on October 18th as part of the exhibition From the Belle Époque to Revolution – the History of Russia through sterophotography 1880–1917 in 3D.

Illustration for news: Aleksei Pleshkov participated in a conference at the University of Zielona Góra

Aleksei Pleshkov participated in a conference at the University of Zielona Góra

Aleksei Pleshkov participated in a conference "Reception of Ancient Political Ideas and Models in Modern European Culture till the end of the 20th Century" at the University of Zielona Góra (Poland).

Illustration for news: HSE Day 2017 in Photos

HSE Day 2017 in Photos

On September 14, the Higher School of Economics celebrated its main holiday, HSE Day, for the sixth time. Not only HSE students and staff, but anyone living in Moscow could enjoy the event. Let’s see what it was like – lectures, music, dancing, sports, student initiation, rain, sun, and rainbow. Click on the photos to zoom in.

Illustration for news: Oksana Zaporozhets participated in a conference in the University of Leeds

Oksana Zaporozhets participated in a conference in the University of Leeds

Leading research fellow of IGITI Oksana Zaporozhets took part in 2017 annual conference of the International Sociological Association Research Committee 21 on Urban and Regional Development, held on September 11-13 in the University of Leeds.

Construction of HSE Sports Centre to Start in October 2017

The Centre will include a swimming pool, a climbing wall, a gym, as well as dedicated space for basketball, tennis, badminton and other sports. The plan is to build the three-storey venue of almost 12,000 sq.m in under two years.