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Saint Petersburg HSE Summer School

Top reasons to study here

  • Highly ranked National Research University
  • Star professors and experts
  • Meaningful and valuable studies

Short Courses

Social Sciences (14)



Alongside gaining insights into the world of Russian language, history and culture, you will also have the opportunity to choose from more than 15 courses and programmes in economics, management, computer science, design, social sciences and humanities taught by experts from Russia and abroad, while receiving ECTS credits. Join us this summer for valuable studies and exciting cultural experiences. Combine courses and programmes and make this summer worthwhile and unforgettable.


Student services

Our team of HSE Buddies will help you to fully immerse into the everyday life of the locals. They will provide you with all kinds of support, from meeting you at the airport to introducing you to the highlights of both day and night life of Saint-Petersburg.

Housing services

We are happy to invite you to our stylish and well-equipped dormitories where your comfort and safety are our highest priorities. We will also be glad to help our students with arranging other accommodation options, such as finding a hostel or a host family.

ICT services

All HSE student dormitories and HSE campuses have free wifi connection.

Medical services

  • Your international Health Insurance should be valid on the territory of the Russian Federation and cover the whole period of your stay. The Insurance package should include life insurance.
  • Those participants having specific medical indications are recommended to check whether their insurance package covers all the services/doctors they might need.

Student Life

Campus life

Explore Saint Petersburg, studying in one of our modern and stylish campuses, located close to the main historical and cultural landmarks of the city. You will enjoy contemporary and international environment-friendly campus with all its handy facilities and supplementary services. Lunch at the university canteen, deeply beloved by our students, is less than 3 euro, and that is the closest you can get to Russian home-style cuisine.

Saint Petersburg, Russia