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Dean — Alexey Rutkevich


First Deputy Dean — Dmitry Nosov


Deputy Dean for Research — Mikhail Boytsov


Deputy Dean for International Affairs — Andrey Iserov


Deputy Dean for Prospective Student, Student and Alumni Affairs – Vladimir Fayer

105066, Moscow, 21/4 Staraya Basmannaya Ulitsa

+7 495 772-95-90*22682, *22283



The Faculty of Humanities produces highly qualified specialists in history, cultural studies, linguistics, philology, and philosophy. The faculty focuses on producing lecturers and researchers in linguistics and literature, philosophy, history and contemporary culture, as well as translators and international communications specialists.

Students at the faculty receive both fundamental and advanced education in specialist areas on the basis of a broader appreciation of the humanities. In addition, our students master several foreign languages and are taught the latest research strategies, are familiarised with current research projects and achievements of researchers in various fields of the humanities and also receive active research experience.

The faculty offers 7 BA programmes:

Foreign Languages and Cross-cultural Communication

Cultural Studies


History of Art


Fundamental and Computational Linguistics



And 10 MA programmes:

Visual Culture

Applied Cultural Studies

Historical Knowledge

History of Artistic Culture and the Art Market

Philosophical Anthropology

Philosophy and History of Religion

Comparative Studies: Russian Literature in Cross-cultural Perspective

Linguistic Theory and Language Description

Computational Linguistics

Foreign Languages and Cross-cultural Communication

BA and MA students at the faculty have the opportunity to build their own tailor-made curriculum and choose elective courses from HSE’s course catalogue in addition to subjects from their programme’s core curriculum.