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Graduate programmes at HSE University prepare students in specific areas of expertise so that upon graduating they possess skills and competencies that are highly sought after in the international job market. Classroom instruction is combined with experience-based learning through internships at major research centres, corporations, and organizations in Russia and around the world.

English-taught Graduate Programmes

Communications and Media

Critical Media Studies New

Which Master's programme is the best fit for you? Take the quiz and find it out right away!

Other Graduate Opportunities

HSE also offers a wide range of Russian-taught programmes at all four campuses. Some programme include both Russian and English taught courses. The full list is available here.

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Why HSE?

Consistently ranked as one of Russia’s top universities, the Higher School of Economics is a leader in Russian education and one of the preeminent economics and social sciences universities in eastern Europe and Eurasia. Having rapidly grown into a well-renowned research university over two decades, HSE sets itself apart with its international presence and cooperation.

Since 2013, HSE has been a member of the 5-100 Russian Academic Excellence Project, a highly selective government programme aimed at boosting the international competitiveness of Russian universities.

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November 1 – August 14** 
online applications may be submitted for preliminary selection; online (and in-person) candidate interviews will be held with programme teams.

**You have to upload your portfolio to the personal online account before August 14.

August 14 – August 28 
submission of all supporting documents

Deadline for signing agreements and enrollment forms

*Classes starting date depends on the choosen programme

Dates apply to Moscow programmes only. Please note that some programmes begin on October 1. 



HSE Education & Training Advisory Centre

Email: inter@hse.ru

Phone: +7 495 531 0059

WhatsApp: +7 916 311 8521

Address: Room 623, 11 Pokrovsky blvd., building D, Moscow 109028

Hours: 9.30:00-18:00, Monday-Friday


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