Bachelor On Campus

Sociology and Social Informatics

HSE University

48 months
1097 EUR/year
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The first in Russia to train sociologists of the new digital generation, this Sociology and Social Informatics programme at HSE University prepares specialists with the skills they need for gathering and processing data using the most up-to-date technology and methodology. 


This Sociology and Social Informatics programme at HSE University includes not only general and specific sociological and humanities topics, but also mathematics and computer science, giving students the opportunity to become proficient in programming and information systems.

Courses in the humanities, social sciences, and other areas help students to develop skills in critical thinking and sociological research methodology. Graduates go on to work at consulting and marketing companies, internet advertising agencies, and digital start-ups, as well as in the online gaming industry and digital media.


The combination of sociological "core", managerial, analytical and IT disciplines defines the multifaceted modern work profile.

You can work in any organization and any field, where understanding of human behavior and their interactions, combined with modern methods of its analysis is essential:

  • specialists in web analytics and social media
  • planning and online advertising campaign management
  • analysis and customer relationship management
  • specialists in organizational and information systems
  • marketing and human studies

Programme Structure

Research Seminars:

  •  Economics, Business and Society
  •  Dimensions of Social Inequality: Migration and Ethnicity
  •  Health, Well-Being and Human Behavior
  •  Youth
  • Culture and Inequality
  •  Civil and Political Processes
  •  Analytical Sociology and Big Data

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.

English requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Online application
  • High School Certificate or an equivalent (required at the stage of enrollment; not required at the stage of application)
  • Minimal Pass Scores at the 2 admission tests:
  • Math – pass score is 50 points
  • English – pass score is 60 points

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    1097 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1097 EUR per year during 48 months.
  • 96 000 – 320 000 RUB/year

Living costs for Saint Petersburg

34733 - 58700 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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