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Doctoral School of Philosophy

The Doctoral School of Philosophy at the HSE offers a world-class postgraduate education in philosophy. We seek young scholars interested in conducting original research and provide them with a firm foundation on which to build an academic career.

Our programme combines the best traditions of Russian philosophical instruction with tried and tested international teaching practices. HSE doctoral students go on to do philosophy at the highest level.

HSE Doctoral Graduates Receive Their Certificates

This year, 117 students graduated from doctoral programmes at the HSE campus in Moscow. On November 1, they received their graduation certificates. Some of them also defended their theses under a new procedure that was introduced at HSE this year, while the others will do this within the next year.

Admission for Doctoral Studies Kicks Off

Applications are now being accepted for HSE doctoral programmes. The 2018 procedure is similar to that used by many international universities: exams can be sat online and in English, and HSE can now confer its own academic degrees. Sergey Roshchin, HSE Vice Rector, told the HSE News Service about how the procedure has changed.

Webinar of the Doctoral School of Philosophy

An online meeting with the leadership and doctoral students of the School of Philosophy will take place on May 15 from 18:00 to 19:00

The Federal Quota Competition has started

Admission through the Federal Quota Scheme

Admissions for HSE Doctoral Programmes Now Open

New regulations simplifying admissions to HSE’s doctoral programmes have been approved. The procedure includes two application waves that consider personal achievements, and offers more opportunities for those who speak foreign languages. Vice Rector Sergey Roshchin told us more about the changes.

HSE Offers Traineeship Opportunities for International Doctoral Students

Doctoral schools provide an opportunity for international doctoral students to undertake part of their study or research at HSE. The university offers two types of traineeships – research and study. The study stay involves taking courses from the HSE doctoral schools. This can be one, two or more courses aimed at developing academic skills or at obtaining greater exposure to special core subjects.