Faculty of Economic Sciences welcomes exchange and visiting students of the Fall 2018
Welcome on board!
The Moscow-based Faculty of Economic Sciences at the Higher School of Economics, a highly selective educational institution specializing in economics and finance, invites undergraduate and Master's-level students to experience study abroad in the modern and dynamically developing National Research University - Higher School of Economics. The Faculty of Economic Sciences offers a wide variety of courses in English
The Faculty of Economic Sciences, as well as HSE as an institution, considers international experience as one of the top priorities for students, programs and Deans. Faculty of Economic Sciences graduates continue to study abroad at the most prominent PhD and Master’s programs, that include Harvard University, Stanford, Princeton and many more.
You may also want to see the most recent brochure of the Faculty of Economic Sciences. You may want to check a short video about a day of international students at HSE. Because HSE attracts the best and brightest from throughout Russia, most students have a high level of proficiency in English. The undergraduate program offers a wide variety of courses taught in English in the fields of economics, humanities, finance and the social sciences. Students from abroad can take classes in English from other HSE programs as well as study Russian as a Foreign language.
In order to assist you fulfill your exchange requirements at the Faculty of Economic Sciences we prepared course catalogs in both undergraduate and graduate levels. It comprise all courses that are open for non-degree students at the Faculty of Economic Sciences. At the same time as you may already know you are entitled to choose courses in any program that you may find appropriate at HSE and your home program pre-approves (not limited to the Faculty of Economic Sciences).
Take a notice of the new course that we opened for those of you who are interested in Russia - Economic History of Russia: Features of Economic Development by Professor Alexey Rakov. Alexey was selected as one of the best teachers by students in the last five consecutive years. He is a deep scholar and a great speaker. You will absolutely enjoy the course in English, that he is giving first time during regular semester, in the Fall 2018. Note that the course covers a time span between Russian early state during the period of feudal fragmentation to the end of the USSR. The course is a part of the Economics undergraduate program, however we invite both bachelor and master students to take it.
HSE International Student support office is be taking care of your visa invitations and provide you with other important information towards success of your study in Moscow. In the meantime we put together some links that may be helpful in planning your study in Russia.
Useful links:Coures that we offer in English
Our campus is an easy metro ride from HSE main buiding. We have McDonalds, Odessa mama, Khachapury, Pizza in the area. If you like walking you can dine in style at Danilovsky market, located in 20 minutes pleasant walk along boulevard and Shabolovka street.
On behalf of the Faculty of Economic Sciences I wish you a very productive study at HSE and pleasant time in Moscow!