and illustration


The boom in the development of applications, sites and services has led to the fact that the market needs designers with broad competencies in the field of digital technologies.

Designers themselves increasingly act as founders of successful startups. A digital designer must be able to work with code, know the capabilities of various technologies, speak the same language with programmers. Such specialists are also being prepared by the HSE School of Design in the field of Design and Programming. Students studying digital design design and implement websites, landing pages and applications, and also get used to setting tasks for qualified developers. Studying design and programming at one of the best universities in the country, you will get a chance to look into the world of the future — and contribute to what it will look like.

The industrial partner of the business, designer and programmer, founder of the Hæd Exchange company, in the past — a developer at Bookmate.


If you are interested in advanced digital technologies, the bachelor's profile «Design and Programming» is open for you, inside which you can choose one of two specializations: «Design and Development of a Digital Product» and «Mobile Development», as well as the profile «Web Design and Digital Product Promotion».

Design and Digital Product Promotion

Graduates of the profile are sought-after specialists with a holistic understanding of the market, equally well oriented in both web design and digital marketing.

Graduate (MA)

Our master's profile is suitable for designers who want to deepen their knowledge and reach a higher professional level.

Анастасия Казьмина, Бакалавриат, 2 курс
Anastasia Kazmina, Undergraduate, 2 year

Digital Product Design and Promotion

Alexander Alekseev

Profile partner
Zahar Day


Whether you want to get introduced to a new profession or upgrade your skills and reach a new career level, we offer annual and short continuing education programs for everyone.

Future career routes


Захар День
Индустриальный партнер направления «Дизайн и программирование»
Вадим Булгаков
Направление «Дизайн и программирование»
Глеб Качалкин
Направление «Дизайн и программирование»
Олег Пащенко
Направление «Дизайн и программирование»

About HSE

40 300
7 000
professors and researchers
educational programmes

HSE ART AND DESIGN SCHOOL is a subdivision of the Higher School of Economics National Research University, one of the leading universities in Russia, a participant of the majority of authoritative international educational ratings (QS, ARWU, Times Higher Education, U.S. News Best Global Universities Subject).

It’s not only a huge scientific laboratory, but a representative expert platform as well: the HSE personnel are actively involved in the key expert discussions, they are members of many collegiate and consultative bodies and are opinion leaders of the most important issues in the sphere of education, social policy, healthcare, demography, labor market, transport, public administration, and technological development.