• Application Deadline
  • 48 months
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In addition to these areas, the programme offers a very strong fundamental core in business studies, as well as flexible tracks in regional studies and international business and academic internships. 

The main theoretical objectives of the International Business and Management Studies programme from National Research University - Higher School of Economics (HSE) include forecasting trends and responding to the strategic challenges of an ever changing global business environment, as well as preparing future leaders who can effectively face these challenges. 

Graduates of the Bachelor’s programme in International Business usually become highly sought after business analysts and visionaries.

Aim and Objectives of the Programme

The BA in International Business at HSE-St. Petersburg is designed for those who intend to develop international career, dream to set its own business or work for a large multinational company in Russia or outside. Graduates get fundamental understanding of main areas of international business and vital skills in business analytics.     

Foreign Language Opportunities

BA Management is 100 % taught in English.

One-year course of Russian language is provided for international students by HSE-St. Petersburg and is included in the student's individual study plan.

HSE-St. Petersburg provides additional outside the curriculum opportunities for learning foreign languages (German, French, Spanich, Swedish, etc) at any level, from beginner to advanced.   

Career Opportunities

This program is for ambitious and creative students interested in careers with international companies or in introducing their own businesses to global markets. 

Students and Graduates of the BA in International Business work for the best companies operating world-wide.

  • Danone
  • Citibank
  • Bosch
  • Simens
  • Nissan
  • Deloitte
  • KPMG


  • State Accreditation
  • International Accreditation

Detailed Programme Facts

  • More details:
    • Nov 1-Aug 14: online applications may be submitted for preliminary selection; online (and in-person) candidate interviews will be held with programme teams
    • Aug 14- Aug 28: submission of all supporting documents
    • Aug 28: Deadline for signing agreements and enrollment forms
    • Sept 1: Classes starting date depends on the choosen programme
    • Dates apply to Moscow programmes only.
    • Please note that some programmes begin on October 1.
  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    240 ECTS
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus, Blended
  • More information Go to the programme website

Programme Structure

Course included:

  • Analytics Communication and Management
  • Safe Living Basics
  • Management Accounting
  • Introductory Research Seminar
  • English Language Test
  • Project Proposal
  • Investments
  • Innovation Management

English Language Requirements

This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

General Requirements

  • For those applying to undergraduate programmes, we've created a special website with mock tests that are very similar to those that you will take during the admissions process. The website is available in Russian and English. 

    • If you are interested in applying to programmes in economics, science, or technical fields, test your knowledge of mathematics
    • Various test packs are available, so you will have a lot of material to keep you busy.
    • For applicants interested in applying to programmes in humanities, try taking exams in English language or History. The tests that are now available online were taken by last year's applicants and contain a wide range of questions.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    6401 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 6401 EUR per year and a duration of 48 months.
We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.

450 000  RUB 

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.


Based on the results of entrance examinations:

  • Final cumulative score for both exams  - 170 points or higher - size of scholarship: 70%
  • Final cumulative score for both exams  - 170 points or higher: Final cumulative score for both exams  - between 150 and 169 points - size of scholarship: 50 %
  • Final cumulative score for both exams  - between 140 and 149 points (for "Mathematics", "Software Engineering", "Applied Mathematics and Informatics" - between 135 and 149 points) - size of scholarship: 25 %

Early conclusion and payment of the tuition fee agreement:

  • Upon conclusion of agreement and payment of respective tuition fees no later than June 1 - size of scholarship: 5%

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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