International Summer University

Higher School of Economics

Program Description

International Summer University

Higher School of Economics

Each summer, undergraduate and graduate students and professionals from all over the world come to Moscow for English-taught courses with HSE’s top professors. Courses focus on the politics, history, economics, and culture of Russia and Eurasia, and also include computer science, mathematics, social sciences, the humanities, and Russian language.

Students design their own study plans based on their interests and the number of credits they wish to earn. Special modules are offered at HSE’s St. Petersburg campus, so that international students can experience Russia’s two capital cities in one summer.

Dates: June 20 – August 20, 2016

Fee: 150 USD per academic credit

Credits: 4-16 ECTS

Sample courses: Russia in the Changing World, Rising Powers in World Politics, Doing Business in Russia, Introduction to Natural Language Processing, Ethnic and Religious Minorities in Post-Imperial Contexts, Russian Classical Music, Russian as a Foreign Language

What we provide:

  • Visa support for students
  • Accomidation in HSE dormitories
  • Russian student “buddies” who meet international students at the airport, help them settle into their dormitories, and organize activities during their time at HSE
  • At least one sightseeing tour and organized social events
  • This school offers programs in:
    • English

    Last updated January 20, 2017
    Duration & Price
    This course is Campus based
    Start Date
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    June 2017
    2 - 8 weeks
    Part time
    Start date June 2017
    Russia Moscow
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    Duration 2 - 8 weeks
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