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



Mathematics (Nizhny Novgorod)

ONLINE Computer Vision (Nizhny Novgorod)

Communications and Media

Critical Media Studies 

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Other Graduate Opportunities

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

Number of 100% scholarships for all Master's programmes in 2022

1 November

Start of application submission, review of applications by educational programmes


15 August

Deadline for applications

25 August

Submission of all necessary documents: acceptances, contracts and payment of fees

*After receiving the contract by email, a signed scan of the contract must be sent back within 3-5 working days.
*Contract payment can be made any day, but no later than August 28th.

1 September*

Classes starting date depends on the chosen programme

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

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.

More about HSE University



HSE Education & Training Advisory Centre


Phone: +7 495 531 0059

WhatsApp: +7 916 311 8521

Telegram: +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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