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.


Irina Kulinenko, 2nd year student of the program “Politics. Economy. Philosophy." took an active part in the VII BRICS International School, which was held from November 13 to 18, 2023.
January 19
On November 29, 2023, students from the Faculty of Social Sciences of the National Research University (Higher School of Economics) participated in the annual international conference "Carpe Scientiam; reaching ESG goals in the time of global changes", organized by the Higher School of State Audit Lomonosov Moscow State University.
December 27, 2023
A number of educational programmes at HSE University combine subject training with the in-depth study of computer science and complex digital tools and services. One such undergraduate programme is Computational Social Sciences (CSS), which first-year students enrolled in Psychology, Public Administration, Political Science, or Sociology can switch to. In this interview, Deputy Dean of the Faculty of Social Sciences Daria Prisyazhniuk and the programme’s Academic Supervisor Evgeny Sedashov explain the programme’s content and how to enrol.
December 07, 2023

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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