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Master’s Programme 'History of the Modern World'

Master’s Programme 'History of the Modern World'

This programme has been developed to explain the origins of our contemporary world, its cultural codes and functioning mechanisms to students. It features a transnational approach to the study of historical events. The history of Russia is represented as an integral part of the world order. The courses focus on the formation of mass, knowledge, and performance society, mass cultural production, international legal conventions, new disciplinary regimes, new types of warfare and forms of communication, secular ways of legitimizing the right to rule, etc. Students will get acquainted with the historically changing concept of ‘modernity’ and the predicate ‘modern’.

2 years
Full-time Programme
195 000 –
390 000 RUB/year
Tuition Fee in 2021
Russian government and HSE scholarships and tuition fee waivers available
RUSENG
Instruction in Russian and English

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Illustration for news: HSE Students and Staff Can Get a Free Coronavirus Test

HSE Students and Staff Can Get a Free Coronavirus Test

It is necessary to make an appointment

Illustration for news: HSE Returns to Online Instruction

HSE Returns to Online Instruction

HSE Rector Yaroslav Kuzminov has signed an order stipulating that HSE University will transition to online learning beginning November 16

Illustration for news: Basmannaya Building Joins Instagram

Basmannaya Building Joins Instagram

One of the most charming HSE buildings now has its own account

Illustration for news: All Lectures of the Second Module Will Be Delivered Online

All Lectures of the Second Module Will Be Delivered Online

In-person classes will be held no more than three days a week

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.

Illustration for news: Academic Council Approves Tuition Fees for HSE Programmes

Academic Council Approves Tuition Fees for HSE Programmes

The HSE Academic Council has approved tuition fees for undergraduate and graduate programmes for incoming students in 2019.

Illustration for news: An article by Jan Surman was published in "European Review of History: Revue européenne d'histoire"

An article by Jan Surman was published in "European Review of History: Revue européenne d'histoire"

Article "University scandals and the public sphere of Imperial Austria: the Wahrmund and Zimmermann affairs", written by IGITI Research Fellow Jan Surman, is available online in the European Review of History: Revue européenne d'histoire.

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.