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Master’s Programme 'Finance'

The Finance programme is a classic area of modern financial education that combines fundamental and applied knowledge and skills. It aims to create a comprehensive understanding of the nature of various problems in finance and financial markets. The programme is intended for those who want a fundamental financial education at the Master's level that meets modern international educational standards and the requirements of employers.

2 years
Full-time Programme
95 000 –
190 000 RUB/year
Tuition Fee in 2019
Russian government and HSE scholarships and tuition fee waivers available
Instruction in Russian and English


Illustration for news: HSE Ranks 7th in THE Ranking of Leading Research Universities in Eurasia

HSE Ranks 7th in THE Ranking of Leading Research Universities in Eurasia

HSE has ranked 7th amongst universities in Eurasia. The ranking has been compiled for the first time by Times Higher Education and is presented by Kazan Federal University.

HSE Joins Top-300 of QS Gradua­te Employability Rankings

Higher School of Economics (HSE) has entered the 251-300 group of the QS Graduate Employability Rankings, which aim to reflect the relationship between a university’s activities and subsequent graduate employment. HSE took first place among Project 5-100’s participants and fourth place among 11 Russian universities, thus improving upon last year’s result.

HSE Continues to Rise in THE World University Rankings

In the latest Times Higher Education university rankings, the Higher School of Economics rose to the 351-400 category among 1,102 schools worldwide. This is an improvement on last year, when HSE was in the 401-500 group, with the university ranking fourth among the 27 Russian universities that made it to the ranking.

HSE Academic Supervisor and Rector Awarded Stolypin Medals

The corresponding directive, No. 662-r 'On Awards by the Government of the Russian Federation', was signed by Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev on April 11, 2017. 

HSE Students Defended Theses in Italy

Tatiana Skopina and Veronika Kaverko, Master’s students of the programme in Finance specializing in Audit and Consulting, have successfully defended their theses at the University of Tuscia – Viterbo, Italy. The students’ work was supervised by Fabrizio Rossi, Professor at the Department of Economics at University of Tuscia – Viterbo. Tatiana and Veronika studied the effective use of energy resources and the supply business process.

Illustration for news: Results of the 3rd International Conference ‘Modern Econometric Tools and Applications’

Results of the 3rd International Conference ‘Modern Econometric Tools and Applications’

The 3rd International Conference ‘Modern Econometric Tools and Applications’ dedicated to the application of modern econometric tools in applied research and its theoretical aspects, was held in HSE Nizhny Novgorod on September 22-24, 2016.

HSE Master’s Students Received Double Degrees

On July 10, 2015, students of the master’s programme in Finance majoring in Audit and Consulting successfully defended their master’s theses at Tuscia University in Viterbo, Italy.