International Admissions

Applications to Master's Programmes Now Open!
Apply now for 2016-17

Application deadline: May 1 

International Summer University
Earn transfer credits at HSE this summer
Spend the Fall 2016 Semester at HSE
Programmes in Moscow, St. Petersburg, and Nizhny Novgorod

Study at HSE

The Higher School of Economics is one of the top universities in Russia and the leader in Eastern Europe and Eurasia in economics and social sciences. Our students come from all over the world to study in English or Russian in Bachelor’s, Master’s, and non-degree programmes.

Most of our international students study at our campus in Moscow, a true global capital, and interact with some of Russia’s brightest scholars in our classrooms and research labs. If your idea of learning involves combining theory and practical experience, HSE could be the perfect place for you.

 


‘I Heard Russian People Don't Like to Smile. That's a Misunderstanding’

Sophia Cao is an international student taking a semester at HSE Moscow. She attends courses at the World Economy and International Affairs Faculty and at the Public Policy Department. Sophia chose to take a semester in Moscow after she joined the AIESEC global citizen programme, which aims to empower young people to make a positive impact on society. She told HSE News how one thing led to another.

Open Houses for International Programmes

Interested in learning more about international programmes at HSE? Open House events are being held across HSE campuses in Moscow, St. Petersburg and Nizhny Novgorod. Prospective students and their parents are invited to attend and learn about HSE’s English-taught education programmes.

HSE Summer University 2016 Is Accepting Applications

Like any major academic institution, the Higher School of Economics offers teaching in both traditional educational programmes and various shorter formats. The Summer University which began two years ago and gives students from other universities the chance to attend additional courses during the summer vacation, falls into the second category. It provides opportunities to study with particular professors and helps students decide how to pursue their academic interests in the future.

Open Days at HSE Nizhny Novgorod

HSE Nizhny Novgorod invites prospective foreign students and their friends to come to the campus and to see HSE life from the inside.

DAAD Increases Scholarships for German Students at HSE

Since 2013, the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) has cooperated with HSE. This year, a record number of scholarship places will be available for German students to study in HSE short-term programmes through the Go East initiative.

Open Houses in St. Petersburg

Curious about studying in an English-taught Master's program at HSE St. Petersburg? Visit the campus for International Open House events this winter and spring to learn more!

2015: More Students, More Programmes, and Online Courses

On December 25th, 2015, the HSE Academic Council summed up the results of the university’s teaching and learning activities over the past year. Here are some facts and figures from Vice Rector Sergey Roshchin’s presentation.

International Student Association Expanding its Presence at HSE

The HSE Association of Students and Alumni of the CIS and Baltic Countries is expanding its presence and is currently transforming into the International Student Association. The Association invites all foreign students to join, not only those from CIS countries, but from the non-CIS as well. Below, the Association’s Chairperson, Tatyana Egai, and Deputy Chairman Alexei Belov, tell us what the Association is currently involved in.

Chinese Student Makes the Most of His Semester in Moscow

Each year, numerous students from around the world come to study at HSE, both for entire programmes or for shorter periods. Yao Fan, a Chinese student who is based at the University of Sydney, is spending this semester studying philosophy and psychology at HSE before returning to Australia to complete his Honours study and pursue an academic career.

'The Winter School Is What Led to My Firm Decision to Go to HSE'

On February 4-8 of next year, the Faculty of Mathematics is hosting a Winter School at Voronovo, a special conference centre in the Moscow region with lodging and recreational facilities.