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Doctoral School of Sociology

The Doctoral School of Sociology offers training for doctoral students in full-time doctoral programme and full-time advanced doctoral programme on Moscow and Saint Petersburg HSE campuses. Doctoral students can choose one of the following sociology tracks: theory, methodology and history of sociology; economic sociology and demography; and social structure, social institutes and processes. 

HSE University Classes to Be Held On Site for All Students

HSE University Classes to Be Held On Site for All Students
Classes in the new academic year will take place on site for students of all HSE University campuses. Existing COVID safety precautions will remain in effect.

‘One Year of Combined-Track Studies Expands Students’ Research Horizons’

‘One Year of Combined-Track Studies Expands Students’ Research Horizons’
HSE University continues to develop its new study format for students embarking on a research career: the Combined Master's-PhD track. This year, there will be 75 places for Master’s students on the track—two thirds more than last year. HSE Vice Rector Sergey Roshchin talks about the appeal of the combined-track option, how to enrol, and the achievements of last year’s applicants.

Russian IT Freelancers Face Gender Discrimination

Russian IT Freelancers Face Gender Discrimination
Olga Vilkova, a PhD student of the HSE University's Faculty of Social Sciences, has proved that IT engineers face inequality and discrimination on the Russian online freelance market—websites offering jobs for self-employed people. The researcher analyzed the data on professional success of 54,000 IT engineers registered on the major Russian freelancing platform FL.ru. The research is published in the Monitoring of Public Opinion: Economic and Social Changes Journal.

In Pursuit of the African Migrant Experience: HSE Doctoral Student Sheds Light on an Understudied Segment of the Moscow Population

In Pursuit of the African Migrant Experience: HSE Doctoral Student Sheds Light on an Understudied Segment of the Moscow Population
At the recent seminar of the HSE International Laboratory for Social Integration Research, Isaac Olumayowa Oni, HSE doctoral student and lab research assistant, spoke about African migration to Russia. In an interview with HSE News Service, Isaac discussed his research and talked about what it’s like to study at HSE and live in Moscow.

Application through Federal Quota is open

Application through Federal Quota is open
International students are elible to apply for full-tuition scholarships provided through the Federal Quota Scheme funded by the Russian government

HSE Congratulates PhD Recipients in 13 Disciplines

HSE Congratulates PhD Recipients in 13 Disciplines
Of the original 300 students enrolled in doctoral programmes set to graduate this year, only 126 reached the final stage of the process—the dissertation defence. While congratulating the recent class of graduates, HSE Vice Rector Vyacheslav Bashev noted that such a large attrition rate testifies to the seriousness of those who have made it to graduation. ‘Though many of you work, you continue to invest in yourselves intellectually,’ he said.

XXI April International Academic Conference on Economic and Social Development

XXI April International Academic Conference on Economic and Social Development
On April 6-10, 2020 in Moscow, National Research University Higher School of Economics (HSE University), with the support of the World Bank, will be hosting the XXI April International Academic Conference on Economic and Social Development. The Conference's Programme Committee will be chaired by Professor Evgeny Yasin, HSE University's academic supervisor.

Umesi Love at the training workshop on “Demographic Analysis with Applications to the Aging Societies”

Umesi Love at the training workshop on “Demographic Analysis with Applications to the Aging Societies”
The training workshop was organized by the College of Population Studies, Chulalongkorn University Bangkok, Thailand. From November 19-30, 2018.

Cluster of Excellence “Contestations of the Liberal Script” (SCRIPTS)

Our partners prof. Prof. Dr. Tanja A. Börzel and Prof. Dr. Michael Zürn informed HSE (Prof. Alexander Chepurenko) that the Cluster of Excellence “Contestations of the Liberal Script” (SCRIPTS) has been approved for funding by the German Research Foundation.

HSE Doctoral Graduates Receive Their Certificates

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.