48 months
8802 EUR/year
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The HSE and University of London Parallel Degree Programme in International Relations is offered by the HSE University  will provide you with the foundation you need to succeed. Students gain a profound understanding of how society and politics operate, studying everything from international finance and globalisation to news and information management.

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Drawing on the considerable strengths of both institutions, this programme awards graduates with two diplomas: a Russian Bachelor’s in International Relations (IR) from HSE University and a British Bachelor of Science (BSc) in Politics and International Relations from the University of London (UoL).

Starting with the second year of studies, students of the HSE and University of London Parallel Degree Programme in International Relations is offered by the HSE University can choose one of the three tracks —  International Economics and Finance, International Journalism and Global Media or Strategic Communications Management. In addition to fluency in English — the language of instruction — you will gain mastery over a second foreign language of your choice.

Career Opportunities

Armed with a double degree and fluency in the English language, graduates can expect to pursue careers in a wide range of fields — from corporate international departments, as expert analysts with business and investment companies and as translators, journalists and editors, to jobs in corporate and political consulting, international and intergovernmental organisations and the diplomatic corps — to name only a few.

  • You will also be well positioned to continue your studies in prestigious foreign master’s degree programmes.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • International Political Economy
  • Modern Geopolitics
  • Political Philosophy
  • Comparative Politics
  • Political Consulting
  • Theory of International Relations
  • Foreign Policy Analysis
  • World Regional Geography

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines


240 ECTS


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

The admission of international students is based on History (min. 55 points out of 100) and English language (min. 75 points out of 100) examinations, conducted by the HSE.

Proficiency in English:Bachelor’s HSE and London University Parallel Degree Programme in International Relations is led entirely in English. Therefore, high level of proficiency in the language is needed.As an additional advantage for the applicant, we accept and consider IELTS, TOEFL, CPE, CAE certificates. Lack of certificates does not remove you from admission process.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    8802 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 8802 EUR per year during 48 months.
  • 770 000 RUB per year

Living costs for Moscow

41640 - 81437 RUB /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.



Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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