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International Cooperation

The HSE Faculty of Law actively develops international cooperation.

Faculty of Law has signed partnership agreements on student mobility and joint research with  more than 50 foreign universities - on university-wide level as well as  on the faculty-level.

In 2012, the HSE Faculty of Law became one of the founders of Law Schools Global League, which includes more than 25 universities from all continents. Among the strategic objectives of the League are opportunities for student mobility and admission to master's and PhD programs.

The HSE Faculty of Law annually organizes  many international conferences, round tables, workshops, research seminars and open lectures with participation of guest professors  and international experts from leading foreign universities. In 2016 the following world-class professors visited Faculty of Law: Director of the Max Planck Institute for foreign and international civil law (Hamburg) Jurgen Basedow; Professor at the University of Leiden Beryl Ter Haar; Professor of  Boston Law College David Wirth; a well-known expert in international law, Professor of the University of Helsinki Martti Koskenniemi; Dean of the Faculty of law of the University of Helsinki Kimmo Nuotio; professor of Manchester University Christopher Thornhill; Harvard University Professor Robert Z. Lawrence; Professor of Vienna University and the Vienna Diplomatic Academy of Friedl Weiss and some others.

 The HSE Faculty of Law in 2016-2017 organized  the following international conferences: "New trends in the regulation of banking and financial markets in the EU and Russia","Labour legislation and its role in modern economic conditions", "Judicial power in modern conditions of formation of legal state", "The Role of education and research in the field of human rights in the promotion of Council of Europe standards", “Securities in Russian Law in the Context of European Law Tradition”, “Actual problems of development of corporate law in the post-Soviet space”.

The HSE Faculty of  Law actively cooperates in the field of international student mobility, both incoming and outgoing.

Exchange students do not pay tuition to the host University (unless otherwise specified by the exchange agreement). Moreover, in some cases (in the framework of the Erasmus+ programme, a separate inter-faculty agreements) it is possible to get a scholarship.

The main criteria for participation in exchange programs are excellent academic achievements and good knowledge of foreign languages. Selection criteria at the University level may be found at studyabroad.hse.ru.

Students should  prepare the following documents:

1. Passport valid for 6 months after the end of the study period.

2. Application form.

3. Individual Study Plan.

4. A certificate confirming knowledge of a foreign language.

5. An official transcript of records from your university studies.

6. Recommendation, if required by the program.

7. CV in English.

8. Motivation letter in English.

You can find more information here.

Undergraduate students can spend a semester at a foreign University as a free moover. In this case, all the conditions of learning are determined for each student individually.

The HSE Faculty of Law runs international exchange programmes in cooperation with a large numbers of universities. Below you can find the list of the universities-partners with which the Faculty of Law maintains active international cooperation:

University of Reading, UK

King's College London, UK

The University of Edinburgh, UK

 University of Nottingham, UK

Freie Universität Berlin, Germany  

Friedrich-Schiller-Universität Jena, Germany   

Humboldt University of Berlin, Germany 

Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München, Germany

University of Passau, Germany 

Universität zu Köln, Germany

Westfälische Wilhelms-Universität Munster, Germany

EBS Universität für Wirtschaft und Recht, Germany

Hebrew University, Israel 

Radzyner School of Law, Israel

Jindal Global  law school, India

Pompeu Fabra University, Spain

Universidad de Alcalá , Spainie law school, Spain

Ca' Foscari University of Venice, Italy

University of Bologna, Italy  

University of Rome "Tor Vergata", Italy 

Università degli Studi di Torino, Italy

Università degli Studi di Palermo, Italy

Université du Québec à Montréal (UQAM), Canada

McGill University, Canada

University of Hong Kong, China 

East China Normal University, China

Tsinghua University, China

China University of political science and law

Université du Luxembourg

Meritorious Autonomous University of Puebla, Mexico

ITAM Mexico

Radboud University, Nijmegen,Netherlands

Tilburg University,Netherlands

TheCentreforIT & IPLaw, FacultyofLaw, UniversityofLeuven (KULeuven)

University of Tromsø, Norway 

University of Oslo, Norway

University of Bergen,Norway

Jan Kochanowski University in Kielce, Poland

Catolica fasculdade de direto, Portugal

Universidad de Los Andes, República de Colombia

The National University of Singapore Faculty of Law

American University, USA 

George Mason University, USA 

San Diego University, USA

Northwestern University Pritzker School of Law, USA

Koç University, Turkey

Aalto Univeristy, Finland

University of Helsinki, Finland 

Université Paris 1 Panthéon – Sorbonne, France

Université de Nice Sophia-Antipolis, France

The University of FribourgSwitzerland

Stockholm University, Sweden

The University of Cape Town (UCT), South African Republic
University of Pretoria, South African Republic