National Research University Higher School of Economics

School of Psychology

Master in Social Psychology


Pokrovsky blvd, 11

Moscow, Moscow Cit 109028


Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Master in Social Psychology

Format: Campus

Program Description:

This is a double degree MSc programme, provided by Higher School of Economics and Tilburg University, Netherlands. The programme provides training in various areas of Social Psychology. Students can choose individual learning pathways providing them a smooth transition from the MSc programme to either a PhD programme at HSE or Tilburg University, or professional carrier in any applied area of social psychology. The students are offered an opportunity of taking advanced courses from four study tracks: Social Psychology (advanced social psychology, social influence, interpersonal relations etc.); Cross-Cultural psychology (culture and social behavior; personality and culture; cross-cultural cooperation; socio-cultural factors of economic development; acculturation and psychological adaptation of migrants; prevention of ethnic and religious extremism; cross-cultural management etc.); Economic Psychology (behavioral economics; theory and methodology of economic psychology; research methods in economic psychology; consumer behavior; financial behavior etc.) Work and Organizational Psychology (organizational behavior, leadership in organizations, organizational consulting, personnel assessment, etc.) The benefits of the programme: The opportunity to study in two universities: HSE (Russia, Moscow) and Tilburg University (the Netherlands, Tilburg) and to get two diplomas, which increases the competitiveness of the graduates in the world and Russian labor-markets. The opportunity to choose an individual learning pathway, combining the Major in Social Psychology with Minors from Management, Asian studies, Sociology, Economics or other fields. Professional development in different areas of social psychology: social and cross-cultural psychology, economic psychology, work and organizational psychology. Expertise of the world-renowned scholars in the field of social psychology who are involved in teaching in HSE (Sh. Schwartz, J. Berry, N. Lebedeva, S. Breugelmans) and Tilburg University (F. van de Vijver, M. Zeelenberg, I. van Beest and others). Original educational programme that is based on the experience of the leading universities (such as London School of Economics, Sussex University, Kent University, Colorado State University, University of Windsor and others), and contains courses which have never been taught before in Russian universities (such as “Social influence”, “Methodology of cross-cultural research”, “Leadership and organization” and others).


Our program is accredited by National Research University "Higher School of Economics" (Russia)

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