Costs are listed in Russian rubles (unless otherwise stated) and reflect the 2018-19 academic year. The fees are payable in Russian rubles. Online transfers are possible through HSE payments website. To convert programme fees to your own currency, please use a currency converter.
|Undergraduate Programme||Tuition (per year)|
|HSE and University of London Double Degree Programme in Economics||715 000 RUB|
|HSE and University of London Parallel Degree Programme in International Relations||620 000 RUB|
|HSE and University of London Double Degree Programme in Data Science and Business Analytics||585 000 RUB|
|HSE and University of London Parallel Degree Programme in Management and Digital Innovation||600 000 RUB|
|HSE and Kyung Hee University Double Degree Programme in Economics and Politics in Asia||490 000 RUB|
|International Business and Management Studies (St. Petersburg)||320 000 RUB|
|Political Science and World Politics (St. Petersburg)||300 000 RUB|
|Sociology and Social Informatics (St. Petersburg)||260 000 RUB|
|Visiting and Exchange Student Programmes||Tuition|
|Semester in Moscow||3000 USD|
|Summer University||150 USD per 1 ECTS (plus application fee). More information here|
|Doing Business in Russia||Upon request|
|Russian Language Training||Tuition|
|Preparatory Year||174 000 RUB|
|6-month-long Russian language training||67 500 RUB|
|Russian Language Courses||Upon request|
|Intensive Summer School||4000 USD|
|Russian Language Electives||Upon request|
Cost of Living
Estimated cost of living (monthly)
|Housing (HSE dormitory)||around 1100 – 1400 RUB|
|Food||around 16 000 RUB|
|Transportation||around 1600 RUB|
|Phone||around 600 RUB|
More information about living costs can be found here.
Tuition Fee Discounts
International students can apply to study at HSE for free through full-tuition scholarships. This merit-based scholarship will completely waive all tuition fees for selected full-degree Bachelor's or Master's programmes at HSE. Please note that full-tuition scholarships are not available for the following graduate programmes: Financial Analyst (CFA Program Partner), Global Business, International Business, Applied Statistics with Network Analysis, Prototyping Future Cities, Advanced Urban Design, and International Relations in Eurasia. English-taught double-degree undergraduate programmes (with University of London and Kyung Hee University) are not eligible for this scholarship either.
Applicants should apply to the programmes they wish to enter before February 28, 2018 (in the case that scholarships are available for their chosen programmes). If the application is considered to be outstanding by the application committee, the applicant will be recommended for a scholarship. Winners of various competitions may also receive full-tuition scholarships.
Please note that scholarships cover only the cost of tuition (210,000 - 370,000 rubles) and that all other costs (including accomodation at HSE dormitories) must be covered by the student. Information about the estimated cost of living can be found here.
HSE also offers a wide range of tuition fee discounts to international appicants who are not eligible for Russian government scholarships.
Discounts for Degree Programmes
HSE offers discounts for non-Russian nationals applying to HSE programmes in the academic year 2018-2019. The size of the discount offered to international students shall be fixed and granted to foreign nationals for the entire duration of their studies. Please find the list of Criteria of getting a scholarship for Bachelor's programmes here and for Master's programmes here.