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Fees & Funding

Tuition Fees

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 ProgrammeTuition (per year)
HSE and University of London Double Degree Programme in Economics715 000 RUB
HSE and University of London Parallel Degree Programme in International Relations620 000 RUB
HSE and University of London Double Degree Programme in Data Science and Business Analytics585 000 RUB
HSE and University of London Parallel Degree Programme in Management and Digital Innovation600 000 RUB
HSE and Kyung Hee University Double Degree Programme in Economics and Politics in Asia490 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
Graduate ProgrammeTuition (per year)
Advanced Urban Design450 000 RUB
Applied and Interdisciplinary History (St. Petersburg)250 000 RUB
Applied Statistics with Social Network Analysis320 000 RUB
Applied Social Psychology320 000 RUB
Applied Statistics with Network Analysis320 000 RUB
Big Data Systems330 000 RUB
Comparative Social Research320 000 RUB
Comparative Politics of Eurasia (St. Petersburg)250 000 RUB
Cognitive Sciences and Technologies: From Neuron to Cognition320 000 RUB
Data Science340 000 RUB
Financial Analyst (CFA Program Partner)385 000 RUB
Financial Economics360 000 RUB
Finance (St. Petersburg)260 000 RUB
Global Business (Nizhny Novgorod)175 000 RUB
Governance of Science, Technology and Innovation370 000 RUB
International Business390 000 RUB
International Relations in Eurasia7500 EUR
Linguistic Theory and Language Description320 000 RUB
Mathematics320 000 RUB
Political Analysis and Public Policy320 000 RUB
Politics. Economics. Philosophy320 000 RUB
Population and Development320 000 RUB
Prototyping Future Cities450 000 RUB
Socioeconomic and Political Development of Modern Asia350 000 RUB
Statistical Learning Theory320 000 RUB
Strategic Corporate Finance355 000 RUB
System and Software Engineering320 000 RUB
Visiting and Exchange Student ProgrammesTuition
Semester in Moscow3000 USD
Summer University150 USD per 1 ECTS (plus application fee). More information here
Doing Business in RussiaUpon request
Russian Language TrainingTuition
Preparatory Year
174 000 RUB
6-month-long Russian language training 67 500 RUB
Russian Language CoursesUpon request
Intensive Summer School4000 USD
Russian Language Electives
Upon request

Cost of Living

Estimated cost of living (monthly)

Housing (HSE dormitory)around 1100 – 1400 RUB
Foodaround 16 000 RUB
Transportationaround 1600 RUB
Phonearound 600 RUB

More information about living costs can be found here.

Tuition Fee Discounts

Government Scholarships

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 BusinessInternational BusinessApplied Statistics with Network AnalysisPrototyping Future CitiesAdvanced 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.