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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 in high demand on the international labor market. Classroom instruction is combined with experience-based learning through internships at major research centres, corporations, and organizations in Russia and around the world.

  • November 1, 2023

    Start of application submission, review of applications by educational programmes

  • August 11, 2024

    Deadline for applications

    Deadline for accepting applications for Russian government scholarship places - March 15, 2024

  • August 15, 2024

    Deadline for portfolio submission

  • August 25, 2024

    Submission of all necessary documents: offer of admission, contract, payment of fees

    After receiving the contract by email, a signed scan of it must be sent back within 3-5 working days.

    Contract payment can be done any day but no later than August 28.

  • September 1, 2024

    Classes starting date depends on the chosen programme

    Please note that some programmes begin in October

English-taught Graduate Programmes



Mathematics (Nizhny Novgorod)

ONLINE Master of 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.

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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