Discounts for Master's Programmes
|Applicants eligible||Criteria||Size of discount|
|Based on the results of entrance examinations (portfolio competition) ||Final cumulative score for portfolio - 75 points or higher||50%|
|Final cumulative score for portfolio - between 60 and 74 points||25%|
|Graduates of the HSE Preparatory Year programme (tution-based)||Upon the submission of a document confirming successful completion of studies under a continuing educational programme (with no unsatisfactory grades)||25%|
|Graduates of Preparatory Programmes of other Russian educational institutions||Upon the submission of a document confirming successful completion of studies under a continuing educational programme||25%|
|Graduates of other universities who spent a part of their undergraduate/Master’s programme at HSE on a fee/paying basis (e.g., a semester in Moscow, Math in Moscow, or RFL programmes)||Academic transcript confirming studies at HSE (at least one semester, no failed assignments)||25%|
|Graduates of the Summer University programme||Certificate of participation in the Summer University programme and an academic transcript confirming studies at HSE (at least two courses completed with no failed assignments)||10%|
|Graduates of HSE undergraduate/specialist programmes||HSE diploma||25%|
|For early conclusion and payment of the contract*||Conclusion and payment of the contract within 30 days from the date of positive decision published in the Foreign Applicant Personal Account, but not later than June 1, 2018||5%|
|Participants of the HSE Student Competition for Students and Graduates||Participants in competitions who were short of winning places by 1 to 10 points||15%|
The size of the discount offered to international students shall be fixed and granted to foreign nationals for the entire duration of their studies. However, each year it will be necessary to confirm this with good academic performance.
This means that a recipient should meet the following requirements:
- not be subject to disciplinary action in the form of reprimand;
- upon completion of each and any interim assessment (before retakes), he/she should have no more than two grades lower than 6 (on a 10-point grading scale);
- not miss any assessments for no valid reason.
Please note that a foreign national may be granted only one discount at a time. Should a foreign national be eligible for more than one discount from the table, he/she may select only one discount at his/her own discretion.
Regulations on tuition fee discounts for international applicants
Regulations on additional tuition fee discounts for international applicants