Faculty of Social Sciences

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The Faculty of Social Sciences is one of the most multidisciplinary faculties at HSE

We train researchers, analysts and practitioners, sociologists, political scientists, psychologists and managers, as well as specialists in education, demographics, public policy, civil society, etc.

The faculty’s educational programmes combine fundamental and applied approaches. Our students enjoy professional independence and opportunities to develop in education and research.


The HSE Working Group “Russia Strategic Studies” in partnership with the IMEMO’s Center for International Security has conducted a joint seminar “The Role of Strategic Stability in Russian Foreign Policy”.
November 18
On 20-21 October 2022 School of Politics and Governance at HSE University hosted the Fifth International Symposium on Development and Governance in the BRICS.It gathered the speakers from ten countries, who discussed the public administration reforms in general, and such their aspects as tackling the consequences of COVID-19 pandemics, international project management, risk management and digitalization.
November 08
HSE University is known for its active extracurricular life. There are many student organisations at the university, so everyone can find something for themselves. Anna Lulikyan, fourth-year bachelor student in Sociology, told the HSE News Service about the Best Buddies HSE volunteer club.
November 03

About the Faculty of Social Sciences

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    • 5000+


    • 1000+

      teachers and staff

    • 30

      educational programmes

    • 5

      doctoral schools

    • 6


    • 17

      research centres and laboratories

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