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HSE University (National Research University Higher School of Economics)

Room 623, 11 Pokrovsky blvd., building D Moscow,
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Russia
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Public
Very High
38,447
Yes
6,439
4,081

Postgraduate Overview

Fittingly for one of the largest universities in Russia, HSE University is a leader in combining Russian education traditions with the best international teaching and research practices. The faculty, researchers, and students represent over 90 countries and are dedicated to maintaining the highest academic standards.

HSE University offers a vast range of graduate courses taught fully in English. The Master’s programmes at HSE prepare students in specific areas so that, upon graduation, they possess skills and competencies that are highly sought after on the global job market. Classroom instruction is combined with experience-based learning through internships at major research centres, international corporations and organizations in Russia.

There is a range of different grants & scholarships for Master's programmes for prospective students from around the world: 

  • Based on the portfolio competition, students may get 25-100% of tuition fee cover from HSE University;
  • Graduates of the HSE Preparatory Year Programmes (tuition-based) get 50% of tuition fee cover from HSE University upon successful completion of the programme.


Applications for graduate courses can be submitted online. Students should have achieved a Bachelor's degree or equivalent and be able to demonstrate sufficient proficiency in English.

 
English-taught Master’s Degree Programmes

COMPUTER SCIENCE

  • Big Data Systems
  • Statistical Learning Theory
  • System and Software Engineering
  • Data Science
  • First English-taught ONLINE Master's in Data Science in Russia


ECONOMICS AND FINANCE

  • Applied Economics
  • Economics: Research Programme
  • Finance (St Petersburg)
  • Financial Analyst (CFA Program Partner)
  • Financial Economics
  • Strategic Corporate Finance


MATHEMATICS

  • Applied Statistics with Network Analysis
  • Mathematics
  • Supercomputer Simulations in Science and Engineering
  • Mathematical Methods of Modeling and Computer Technologies
  • Mathematics (Nizhny Novgorod)


SOCIAL SCIENCES

  • Russian Studies
  • Applied Social Psychology
  • Cognitive Sciences and Technologies: From Neuron to Cognition
  • Comparative Social Research
  • Political Analysis and Public Policy
  • Politics. Economics. Philosophy
  • Population and Development
  • Comparative Politics of Eurasia (St Petersburg)


LAW

  • Law in International Trade, Finance and Economic Integration


COMMUNICATIONS AND MEDIA

  • Critical Media Studies


URBAN STUDIES

  • Prototyping Future Cities


WORLD ECONOMY AND INTERNATIONAL AFFAIRS

  • International Relations in Eurasia
  • Socioeconomic and Political Development of Modern Asia
  • Economics, Politics and Business in Asia 
  • Business and Politics in Modern Asia (St. Petersburg)


HUMANITIES

  • Linguistic Theory and Language Description
  • Global and Regional History (St. Petersburg)
  • Applied Linguistics and Text Analysis (Nizhny Novgorod)


MANAGEMENT

  • International Management
  • International Business
  • Governance of Science, Technology, and Innovation
  • Global Business (Nizhny Novgorod)
  • Management and Analytics for Business (St. Petersburg)
  • International Business (St. Petersburg)

University Highlights

Total students - 38,447

25%
75%

International students - 4,081

65%
35%

Total faculty staff - 6,439

336
6103

Total students - 38,447

25%
75%

International students - 4,081

65%
35%

Total faculty staff - 6,439

6103
336

Scholarships

Yes
The Scholarships above offer some form of financial aid to prospective students. Please always check the specific requirements and restrictions on scholarship availability.
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