How to Apply

We welcome Russian and International students with a Bachelor's degree in psychology, neuroscience, mathematics, language studies, or other related fields.

Candidates must provide all records under the general HSE admission requirements and any additional application materials.

Required portfolio materials:

      1. Curriculum Vitae 
      2. A Statement of interest (motivation letter)

      3. Letters of recommendation (one required, two recommended)
      4. Official transcript of grades and Diploma certificate

Additional portfolio materials:

  1. Application for admission to the Master's program
  2. Certificates to show winning or participation in research study competitions and student competitions
  3. Diplomas and certificates of continuing education, English proficiency, any additional awardsOfficial transcript of grades and Diploma certificate
  4. Electronic or paper copies of any coursework or scientific papers, including published materials
  5. English Language Proficiency Certificates

Detailed information on the Application Package Portfolio 

English Proficiency Test

  • The program implies substantial amounts of coursework in English. All applicants must undergo the English Test at HSE or provide an English Language Proficiency Certificate.
    Our minimum requirements:
Minimum requirements
Score of 6 or above
TOEFL IBT (Internet Based)
Score of 80 or above
TOEFL PBT (Paper Based)
Score of 500 or above

Applicants who are graduates of bachelor’s programs, for which the official language of instruction was English, are exempt from providing a language certificate.

The University offers help with the validation of diplomas for the Russian education system. Applicants will receive a personal conditional offer upon successful evaluation of the application package.