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Vladislav Starzhenetsky

  • Vladislav Starzhenetsky has been at HSE University since 2014.

Education and Degrees

  • 2003

    Candidate of Sciences* (PhD)

  • 2000

    Moscow State Institute of International Relations (University)

* Candidate of Sciences
According to the International Standard Classification of Education (ISCED) 2011, Candidate of Sciences belongs to ISCED level 8 - "doctoral or equivalent", together with PhD, DPhil, D.Lit, D.Sc, LL.D, Doctorate or similar. Candidate of Sciences allows its holders to reach the level of the Associate Professor.

Awards and Accomplishments

Best Teacher – 2023, 2022, 2021, 2020, 2019, 2018, 2017, 2016, 2015


  • 2022
    Petersburg International Legal Forum (Санкт-Петербург). Presentation: Russian countersanctions mechanism
  • Kazan International Legal Forum (Казань). Presentation: Exclusive Jurisdiction of the Russian courts in cases involving foreign economic sanctions
  • 2021
    ICC International Trade Legal Day (Москва). Presentation: Sanction clauses in International commercial contracts
  • ICC International Trade Legal Day (Москва). Presentation: Sanction clauses in International commercial contracts
  • 2020
    International Law in the Post-Soviet Region - Approaches and Perspectives (Regensburg). Presentation: Countering Sanctions through Law: Russian Response to Western Sanctions
  • 2019
    Jurisdictional Immunities of States and Their Property: Emergence of New International Customary Law Rules– by Whom? (Москва). Presentation: The New 2015 Russian Law on Jurisdictional Immunities: If You Want Peace, Prepare for War?
  • 2018
    3rd Annual CEENELS Conference "Legal Traditions and Legal Identities in Central and Eastern Europe" (Riga). Presentation: The European Convention on Human Rights and Russian Legal Identity
  • Russia's Global Legal Trajectories: International Law in Eurasia Past and Present (London). Presentation: Russian Approach to Jurisdictional Immunities of Foreign States: Between Law and Politics
  • 2017
    Aktuelle Fragen des geistigen Egentums im deutsch-russischen Rechtsverkehr (Мюнхен). Presentation: Remedies in the Russian IP Law: an Overview
  • Principled Resistance against ECtHR Judgements - a New Paradigm? (Konstanz). Presentation: Country Report: Russia. ECtHR and Russian Constitutional Court
  • 2016
    International Society of Public Law "Borders, Otherness, Public Law" (Berlin). Presentation: "Human Rights as Legal Transplants: Russian Constitutional Court, ECtHR and Socialist Legal Tradition"
  • Martens Summer School 2016 (Parnu). Presentation: European Human Rights Law and Property Rights in Russia
  • International Conference "Development of Russian Law-IX: Russian Law and Globalization" (Хельсинки). Presentation: Statutory Damages in the Intellectual Property Law of the Russian Federation: a controversial legal transplant

Editorial board membership

  • 2023: Member of the Editorial Board, Журнал ВШЭ по международному праву (HSE University Journal of International Law).

  • 2013: Member of the Editorial Board, Международное правосудие.

Courses (2023/2024)

Courses (2022/2023)

Courses (2021/2022)

Courses (2020/2021)

Courses (2019/2020)

Courses (2018/2019)



Article Старженецкий В. В., Багрова Я. А. (Анти)санкционные оговорки в международных коммерческих контрактах // Закон. 2023. № 7. С. 123-145.









Chapter Старженецкий В. В. Ответственность судьи; Свобода выражения мнения как элемент независимости судей // В кн.: Модернизация статуса судьи: современные международные подходы. М. : НОРМА, ИНФРА-М, 2011.


Article Старженецкий В. В. Интеллектуальная собственность и право на охрану здоровья // Вестник Высшего Арбитражного Суда Российской Федерации. 2009. № 10



Article Старженецкий В. В. Неисполнение судебных актов - нарушение Россией своих международных обязательств // Вестник Высшего Арбитражного Суда Российской Федерации. 2006. № 1


Book Старженецкий В. В. Россия и Совет Европы: право собственности. М. : Издательский Дом "Городец", 2004.

Employment history

Since 2014 - Associate Professor of International Law Department of the Faculty of Law, HSE Univerisity, Academic Director of the Master Program "Law of International Trade, Finance and Economic Integration", Research Fellow of the Laboratory studying legal issues of economic sanctions

Timetable for today

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How and where to challenge sanctions?

On April 7, Round Table on the topic “Protection of the rights and legitimate interests of sanctioned Russian individuals in international courts” was held at the Faculty of Law of the Higher School of Economics. The event was organized by the Faculty of Law of the Higher School of Economics.

Book 'Sovereign Immunity Under Pressure', coedited by Vladislav Starzhenetsky and Vera Rusinova, has been published by 'Springer'

A monograph ‘Sovereign Immunity Under Pressure. Norms, Values and Interests’ has been published by 'Springer' on January, 21 . Two professors of the HSE Faculty of Law – Vladislav Starzhenetsky and Vera Rusinova– co-edited the book together with Professors Regis Bismuth (SciencePo) and Geir Ulfstein (PluriCourts, University of Copenhagen). The book is written by a unique team of authors representing all main legal systems of the world.

International Courts in the Quest for Effectiveness – the discussion session at the Saint Petersburg International Legal Forum 9 ¾

Congratulations on a new publication!

An article of the researcher and trainee researchers of the NUL is published in the March issue of the journal "Law".

‘I’m Happy That I’m Studying Law at HSE’

Ramin Babaev is in his second year of the Master's programme in Law of International Trade, Finance and Economic Integration. He came to Moscow from Baku, where he earned a Bachelor's degree in Jurisprudence at the Academy of Public Administration under the President of the Republic of Azerbaijan. Ramin shared his impressions of life and academics in Moscow with the HSE News Service.

Two Master’s Programmes at HSE University in Moscow Receive ZEvA International Accreditation

The Central Evaluation and Accreditation Agency (ZEvA) has recognized the Master’s programme'Private International Law' and the Master's Programme inInternational Trade, Finance, and Economic Integration Law as meeting international quality standards of education. Both programmes are accredited for six years without additional conditions.

‘The Professors Are Not Strictly Academic—They Are Also Practicing Professionals’

For students interested in pursuing careers in international law or economic integration, HSE University’s Faculty of Law offers the Master’s Programme ‘Law of International Trade, Finance and Economic Integration’. Previously taught in both Russian and English, the programme is now taught in English only. HSE News Service spoke with two first-year international students about their studies, living in Moscow, and their overall impressions of the programme.

Among the Best: Results of the Jessup International Law Moot Court Competition

From March 31st to April 6th, 2019, the Philip C. Jessup International Law Moot Court Competition finals took place in Washington, DC. 124 teams from 90 countries took part in the event. The memorandums by the HSE Faculty of Law team were acknowledged to be among the best of the competition.

Study Global Trends in International Trade in Moscow

The new HSE Master’s programme  ‘Law of International Trade, Finance and Economic Integration’ invites applications for the coming 2019-2020 academic year. Qualified students who wish to specialize in international economic law and work in international environments, such as international organizations, international law firms, and international business corporations, are encouraged to apply.

Italian Human Rights Law Expert Begins Post-Doc at HSE Center of Public Comparative Law

After completing a Master’s in International Public Law in 2007, Maria Sole Continiello, a native of Rome, Italy, spent several years working as an international lawyer before returning to academia. While pursusing a Ph.D. in Politics, Human Rights and Sustainability at the Scuola Superiore Sant’Anna in Pisa, her research focused on the inter-applicability of human rights law and international humanitarian law during military occupation. This work afforded her the opportunity to move around Europe, including to the Irish Center For Human Rights in Galway, Ireland, and the Max Planck Institute for Comparative and International Public Law in Heidelberg, Germany.

Centre of Comparative Law Provides a Home for Italian Post-Doctoral Research Fellow

Maria Sole Continiello Neri, a native of Rome, Italy, recently joined the Centre of Comparative Law at HSE as a Post-Doctoral Research Fellow. While at HSE, she will study Russian immigration law and practice against the backdrop of the European Court of Human Rights. She also plans to study law and ethics of the use of Lethal Autonomous Weapons (LAWs) during armed conflict.

Russian-Finnish Doctoral Conference ‘Current Legal Scholarship in Russia and Finland’

On April 10-11, 2017 the Russian-Finnish conference for doctoral students ‘Current Legal Scholarship in Russia and Finland’ was held at HSE Faculty of Law. Doctoral students and professors from HSE and the University of Helsinki took part in the event.

New English-language program «Russian Law» for Russian and foreign undergraduate and graduate students

This year Academic Council of the Faculty of Law decided to open English-language program «Russian Law» for Russian and foreign undergraduate and graduate students.