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.


HSE's School of Psychology is launching a new CPD programme ‘Plurilingual Intercultural Creative Keys’ (PICK). The programme was specially developed by the HSE Laboratory for Linguistic, Intercultural and Creative Competencies and is based on the innovative PICK training system designed to improve the skills of school teachers and tutors, as well as parents involved in teaching their children at home. The programme will be taught in Russian.
January 12
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, 2022
Makhzuna Yunusova is a 2022 graduate of the program "Political Analysis and Public Policy". In this interview she shared her memories of the program, the experience of applying her knowledge to practice and tips for graduates. Details can be found below.
November 14, 2022

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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