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Master’s Programme 'Historical Knowledge'

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 Registration Rules Now in Place for Foreign Citizens in Russia

New Registration Rules Now in Place for Foreign Citizens in Russia

On July 8, amendments to Russian migration legislation regulating the registration of foreign citizens coming to the Russian Federation came into effect. They concern, in particular, HSE’s international employees and students. The most important change: you now must be registered at the place where you actually live.

HSE Makes It onto Forbes University Ranking

For the first time ever, Forbes (Russia) has published its own ranking of the best universities in Russia. One of the main objectives of the ranking was to determine which universities produce talented young entrepreneurs, including those capable of making it onto Forbes’ main ranking in the future or becoming part of Russia’s political elite. HSE placed 10th in the ranking.

Illustration for news: IGITI researchers participated in the conference of the Italian Association of Public History

IGITI researchers participated in the conference of the Italian Association of Public History

Irina Savelieva, Boris Stepanov, Kirill Levinson and Alexandra Kolesnik have organized a panel "Shaping Public History in Russia: Forms, Places and Media" at the second conference of the Italian Association of Public History. The conference took place in Pisa, on June 11-15.

Illustration for news: Elena Vishlenkova and Elena Lisitsyna participated in international workshop in Munich

Elena Vishlenkova and Elena Lisitsyna participated in international workshop in Munich

On May 18-19 IGITI's Chief Research Fellow Elena Vishlenkova and Research Assistant Elena Lisitsyna have participated "On Land and Sea: Medical geography in the Russian empire (1770-1870)". The workshop was organised by Chair of Russian / Asian Studies (LMU Munich) in cooperation with The Graduate School for East and Southeast European Studies (GS OSES). 

Illustration for news: Alexandra Kolesnik participated in a conference on heavy metal studies at the University of Siegen

Alexandra Kolesnik participated in a conference on heavy metal studies at the University of Siegen

Junior research fellow Alexandra Kolesnik took part in a conference ‘Hard Wired VI: So far, so good…so what? Approaching the Metal Realities’, which was held on May 3–5, 2018 at the University of Siegen (Germany). Alexandra presented a paper ‘Russian Heavy Metal Fandom and Post-Soviet Reality’. See the conference programme.

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"