HSE and Kyung Hee University Double Degree Programme in Economics and Politics in Asia

at Higher School of Economics - National Research University

Degree :
Subject area:
 Social sciences
 41.00.00 Political Sciences and Area Studies
 Moscow, Russia
 4 years
Study type:
 Full time
Language of instruction:
Start date:
Application deadline:
 Faculty of World Economy and International Affairs
Tuition fees per year:
 USD 8150
Note: For CIS students tution fee is 540 000 per year
20 Myasnitskaya Street, Moscow, Russia, 101000, HSE University

Faculty of World Economy and International Affairs

Course Summary

Features of the  "Economics and Politics in Asia" Double Degree Programme

  • Four years of study at leading universities in Asia and Russia, providing students with additional skills, knowledge and experience. The two degrees ensure graduates have a major advantage in finding employment.
  • Modern teaching methods and major educational resources. Students have access to the educational resources of two universities: teaching and learning materials, online information systems, and library collections. Teaching and learning materials consist of study guides, video-lectures, slides and other resources.
  • Academic staff with globally recognized qualifications. The main professional courses are taught by professors with PhDs from leading international and Russian universities. The academic staff of the programme includes fulltime WEIA faculty professors, as well as KIC Kyung Hee faculty members, who regularly give lectures during the academic year. Russian and foreign specialists from domestic and global companies are also invited.
  • All courses are taught in English Nevertheless, students have an opportunity to obtain knowledge and practice in professional communication in Russian, as well by selecting optional courses taught in Russian.
  • Students are actively involved in research activities and projects at HSE and Kyung Hee University by working on specific research projects, writing term papers and Bachelor’s theses under the supervision of academic staff.
  • An international academic environment, thus encouraging open communication and collaboration between students, teachers and researchers.
  • The curriculum offers a comprehensive and in-depth study of the economics and politics of contemporary East Asia, as well as optional specializations for study. Enormous care has been taken in creating the curriculum, thereby ensuring that students receive the best education possible.
  • Studying at foreign universities in Asia and Russia offers a unique opportunity to learn more about different cultures, get a feel for their history and way of life, as well as understand and speak local languages. The countries of East Asia and Russia feature some of the most dynamically developing economies in the world and play an important role on the global stage. Our intensive Asian language courses offer a unique opportunity to obtain high level certificates in JLPT, TOPIK and HSK.

Admission Requirements

The HSE-KHU Double Degree BA Programme ‘Economics and Politics in Asia’ is provided in English. Therefore, a high level of English proficiency is required. We expect highly-skilled and motivated applicants whose English skills upon entry into the programme are equivalent to an overall score of at least 5.5 from the International English Language Testing System (IELTS). 

However, not having a certificate does not exclude candidates from the admission process.

Applicants must be high school graduates. We accept students with high school certificate from around the world.

International applicants have to pass TWO examinations: English language and Russian language.


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