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Doctoral Scholarship at the National Research University Higher School of Economics, Moscow

Ph.D. Program Direct Admission

HSE University Doctoral School in Economics is accepting applications for Ph.D. Program in economics. The deadline for a full scholarship application is expected to be in March 2022, but it is not announced yet

The Higher School of Economics is a research university that carries out its mission through academic, programming, peer review, and sociocultural work based on international academic and organizational standards. We perceive ourselves as a part of the global academic community and believe that international partnership and engagement in global university cooperation are the key elements of our movement forward. Faculty of Economic Sciences presentation, including departments, research centers, and international laboratories.  

The aim of the Doctoral School of Economics is to prepare future researchers and teachers who are able to ensure a high level of economic research and economic education in Russia, as well as to ensure further integration into the global economic research community.

Doctoral students have the opportunity to:

  • take modern courses on economics, finance, and economic research methods
  • use HSE’s wealth of library resources and databases 
  • take part in research projects at HSE
  • participate in numerous scientific seminars and conferences in Russia and internationally
  • prepare and present a dissertation for a Candidate of Economic Sciences degree (equivalent to a Ph.D. degree)

High educational standards for the Doctoral School of Economics give its graduates an excellent starting position in the labor market, as well as open up opportunities for future academic growth and fruitful professional dialogue with colleagues both in Russia and abroad.

Applicants must have good knowledge of the English language. The Russian language is a plus.

Scholarships are available for pursuing a full-time Ph.D. degree program (taught in English or Russian).

Scholarships are awarded to graduate education and research in the following fields: Economic Theory; Economics and National Economy Management; Finance, Money and Credit; Accounting and Statistics; Mathematical and Instrumental Methods of Economics; and The World Economy.

International students are awarded full tuition waivers for the whole period of their Ph.D. program. During the studies, the students will also be able to receive the regular monthly scholarship from the university (based on their academic performance).

International students applying for a Ph.D. program offered at HSE University Doctoral School in Economics of any nationality can apply for this scholarship.

Tests and exams

HSE is the leader in Russia in economics, management, social sciences, and computer science. Founded in 1992, the university is young, however, it is already a highly respected research center. In 2009, the Russian Ministry of Education granted HSE “National Research University” status, a distinction conferred only to the country’s most prestigious higher education institutions. HSE is an excellent place for young researchers and scholars. The university’s main campus is located in the center of Moscow, and there are affiliate campuses in St. Petersburg, Perm, and Nizhny Novgorod. HSE plays an integral role not only in the vibrant urban centers that it is a part of but also on the global stage, through its partnerships and agreements with more than 300 international universities and institutions. These connections both locally and internationally present a vast array of opportunities for students in doctoral programs.

Doctoral programs at HSE meet international standards in providing specialized training and extensive research opportunities for degree candidates. Joint Ph.D. and co-toutelle programs are available for motivated students.

Find out how to apply, as well as information about entry requirements, fees, scholarships, and how to identify potential supervisors here https://aspirantura.hse.ru/en/quota_scheme 

How to Apply:

Prior to the application process in order to be considered for the doctoral school, the applicant needs to
- find a research advisor from among professors of the Faculty of Economic Sciences of HSE University, Moscow, and receive written consent from the potential research advisor via email
- get the research proposal reviewed by the Doctoral School in Economics Director Olga Demidova via email odemidova@hse.ru, and the Academic Director of Research Program Olga Lazareva via email olazareva@hse.ru

The following documents are compulsory for all applications:

  1. Application form for entrance exams and enrollment 
  2. Application form (both application forms are necessary)
  3. Research proposal. Please organize your proposal under the following headings: Title Research question; Objectives; Literature reviews; Research techniques; References & Bibliography. Please contact the Doctoral school to find out any particular requirements before submitting your application.
  4. Two letters of recommendation, one of them are from the former applicant’s educational institution
  5. Copies of education certificates with supplements (e.g. diploma and transcript with a list of courses and final grades). All foreign diplomas must be translated into Russian, notarized, and legalized in the country where the applicant studied.
  6. Online application for recognition of foreign credentials (in English). Please note that diploma recognition by HSE is only valid for internal purposes and is free of charge. For any questions about the recognition procedure, please contact recognition@hse.ru.
  7. Copy of the passport
  8. 4 photos (3x4cm)

Doctoral Scholarship at the National Research University Higher School of Economics, Moscow, Russia, 2016

 

 

HSE University Doctoral School in Economics is accepting applications for  PhD Program in economics for September 2016 intake.  The Higher School of Economics is a research university that carries out its mission through academic, programming, peer review and sociocultural work based on international academic and organizational standards. We perceive ourselves as a part of the global academic community and believe that international partnership and engagement in global university cooperation are the key elements of our movement forward.

The aim of the Doctoral School of Economics is to prepare future researchers and teachers who are able to ensure a high level of economic research and economic education in Russia, as well as to ensure further integration into the global economic research community.

Doctoral students have the opportunity to:

  • take modern courses on economics, finance, and economic research methods

  • use HSE’s wealth of library resources and databases

  • take part in research projects at HSE

  • participate in numerous scientific seminars and conferences in Russia and internationally

  • prepare and present a dissertation for a Candidate of Economic Sciences degree (equivalent to PhD degree)

High educational standards for the Doctoral School of Economics give its graduates an excellent starting position in the labour market, as well as open up opportunities for future academic growth and fruitful professional dialogue with colleagues both in Russia and abroad.

 

Applicants must have good knowledge of English language. Russian language is a plus.

Course Level: Scholarships are available for pursuing full-time PhD degree program (taught in English or Russian).

Study Subject: Scholarships are awarded to graduate education and research in the following fields: Economic Theory; Economics and National Economy Management; Finance, Money Circulation and Credit; Accounting and Statistics; Mathematical and Instrumental Methods of Economics; and The World Economy.

 

Scholarship Award:  International students are awarded full tuition waivers for the whole period of their PhD program. During the studies, the students will also be able to receive the regular monthly scholarship from the university (based on their academic performance).

 

Scholarship can be taken at: Russia

 

Eligibility: International students applying for a PhD program offered at HSE University Doctoral School in Economics .

 

Nationality: International students of any nationality can apply for these scholarships.

 

College Admission Requirement

Entrance Requirement:

https://aspirantura.hse.ru/en/exams

 

Test Requirement:

 

Special discipline

Entry exams are held in September-October.

Examination location: Moscow. The exam will be taken via  Internet call services Skype (or equivalent). Permission must be sought from the Doctoral school at an early stage.

 

English Language Requirement:

If you submit and internationally recognized language certificate English language exam is waived. Minimum test scores IELTS 6, TOEFL IBT (Internet Based) 80, TOEFL PBT (Paper Based) 500.

 

Supporting Material:

HSE is the leader in Russia in economics, management, social sciences, and computer science. Founded in 1992, the university is young, however, it is already a highly respected research centre. In 2009, the Russian Ministry of Education granted HSE “National Research University” status, a distinction conferred only to the country’s most prestigious higher education institutions. HSE is an excellent place for young researchers and scholars. The university’s main campus is located in the centre of Moscow, and there are affiliate campuses in St. Petersburg, Perm, and Nizhny Novgorod. HSE plays an integral role not only in the vibrant urban centres that it is a part of, but also on the global stage, through its partnerships and agreements with more than 300 international universities and institutions. These connections both locally and internationally present a vast array of opportunities for students in doctoral programmes.

Doctoral programmes at HSE meet international standards in providing specialized training and extensive research opportunities for degree candidates. Joint PhD and coutelle programmes are available for outstanding students.

Find out how to apply, as well as information about entry requirements, fees, scholarships, and how to identify potential supervisors.

 

How to Apply:

 

Prior the application process in order to be considered for the doctoral school the applicant needs to

  • find a research advisor from among professors of the Faculty of Economic Sciences of HSE University, Moscow and receive a written consent from the potential research advisor via email

  • get the research proposal reviewed by the Doctoral School in Economics Director Olga Demidova via email odemidova@hse.ru, and the Acadecic Director of Research Program Anton Suvorov via email asuvorov@hse.ru

 

The following documents are compulsory for all applications:

  1. Application form for entrance exams and enrolment 2016

  2. Application form (both application forms are necessary)

  3. Research proposal

Please organise your proposal under the following headings: Title Research question; Objectives; Literature reviews; Research techniques; References & Bibliography. Please contact the Doctoral school to find out any particular requirements before submitting your application.

  1. Two letters of recommendation, one of them is from the former applicant’s educational institution

  2. Copies of education certificates with supplements (e.g. diploma and transcript with a list of courses and final grades). All foreign diplomas  must be translated into Russian,  notarized, and legalized in the country where the applicant studied.

  3. Online application for recognition of foreign credentials (in English)

Please note that diploma recognition by HSE is only valid for internal purposes and is free of charge. For any questions about the recognition procedure, please contact recognition@hse.ru.

  1. Copy of the passport

  2. 4 photos (3x4cm)

 

Application Form

https://aspirantura.hse.ru/en/documents

 

Application Deadline: The application deadline is 9 September,  2016.

 

Scholarship Link

https://aspirantura.hse.ru/en/acad_asp/

 

Ph.D. and Master Joint Track in English

 

The joint research track starts with a 2-year program of coursework consisting of core courses in Microeconomics, Macroeconomics, and Econometrics, followed by elective field courses, which lead to the master's degree. International students are admitted to the program based on their educational background, quantitative skills, and research motivation, proven by their application credentials. 

Candidates who complete the master’s at a high level, pass qualification exams (for Russian citizens only), and find themselves a research advisor are admitted into the 3-year Ph.D. program of supervised independent research. All candidates are approved by the Academic Council of the Doctoral School in Economics.

The Faculty of Economic Sciences of National Research University Higher School of Economics employs research-active economists who conduct research in a variety of international labs and research centers. Hence the Faculty of Economic Sciences offers supervision in many areas of economics and finance.  The target audience is Russian and non-Russian students who have a strong mathematical background and are interested in economic research, both academic and applied.

The research track program is offered entirely in English. We offer full and partial scholarships both to Russian and international students. Additional scholarship funding is available for qualified candidates who are selected to a Ph.D. fast track or pass a test and maintain a high GPA after the first semester.  In the course of two years, the research master program student is expected to

  • take all the necessary classes, 
  • find a Ph.D. thesis advisor and 
  • pass qualification exams (in the spring of the second year). 

HSE is the leader in Russia in economics, management, social sciences, and computer science. Founded in 1992, the university is young, however, it is already a highly respected research center. In 2009, the Russian Ministry of Education granted HSE “National Research University” status, a distinction conferred only to the country’s most prestigious higher education institutions. HSE is an excellent place for young researchers and scholars. The university’s main campus is located in the center of Moscow, and there are affiliate campuses in St. Petersburg, Perm, and Nizhny Novgorod. HSE plays an integral role not only in the vibrant urban centers that it is a part of but also on the global stage, through its partnerships and agreements with more than 300 international universities and institutions. These connections both locally and internationally present a vast array of opportunities for students in doctoral programs.

Doctoral programs at HSE meet international standards in providing specialized training and extensive research opportunities for degree candidates. Joint Ph.D. and cotutelle programs are available for outstanding students.  Find out how to apply, as well as information about entry requirements, fees, scholarships, and how to identify potential supervisors. Potential candidates are offered a list of research projects, research labs, and research topics to participate, work in and choose before applying.  

Application Form

Application Deadline: 

Master program scholarships are limited. Apply soon! The Ph.D. program direct application deadline is March 2021

Application Links

Masters: https://admissions.hse.ru/en/graduate-apply/step2

Ph.D.: https://aspirantura.hse.ru/en/acad_asp/ 


 

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