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Freshman Memo

Dear freshmen!

Please read this memo carefully! It deals with the issues you need to know so nothing distracts you from studying.

Please make sure that from the end of August, in addition to the instructions below, you receive a newsletter from us to your personal email address you have provided by submitting documents to the HSE admissions office. In case the alerts and updates do not reach you, please, inform our program manager Maria Senchilova about this via mesenchilova@hse.ru.

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1. Get Your Dormitory Permit

WHO: Foreign students and non-Moscow residents

WHERE: the issuance of a permit will be carried out automatically through the Personal Account. For settling in the dorms, health certificate 086/у is required.

DEADLINE: August 25 and 26, 2019.

WHERE: st. Myasnitskaya 11, 3rd floor, room 330.

WHEN: from August 20, 2019.


Noteworthy! Foreign students should also be registered through Federal Migration Service. Since July 8, 2019, the new migration registration procedure for foreign citizens and non-citizens has been implemented: https://www.hse.ru/news/life/221420666.html

2. Get Your Student ID

REQUIRED: 2 color photos, 3 cm x 4 cm, signed

To receive your student ID at the organizational meeting, you need to bring your photo by August 24th. The program management accepts photo on Malaya Ordynka St., 17

  • From August 9th to 14th in the room 413a
  • From August 15th in the room 409

You can bring a photo later but the ID will be issued within 5 working days.

3. ID number in Kyung Hee University

DEADLINE: the end of September

In order to get your ID number you need to sign the contract with Kyung Hee University. You will receive your number via your student email.

4. HSE & Kyung Hee University Library access + Korean Corner club

In order to join the HSE library, you must have a passport and student ID card with you. More information can be found on the library website: https://library.hse.ru

WHERE: Myasnitskaya,

WHEN: starting from August 30th

In order to get access to the electronic resources of the Kyung Hee University Library, you need to receive your student ID number that will be used as the login.

WHEN: the end of September

In order to obtain scientific and educational literature in the professorial and student club of our program, you need to go to the room 301 on Malaya Ordynka, 17. You can also work with a number of textbooks in the reading room of the Club.

5. Student Social Card and a bank VTB24 MIR Card

WHERE: multifunctional centers of Moscow (MFC); cards are issued and activated only upon presentation of a student ID.

Scholarship remittance is possible only with the MIR bank cards.

DEADLINE: SCS asap, the MIR card – you will get the info later via your email.

6. Certificate (Spravka) from the Faculty

In case you need to prove the fact that you are a proud student of the Faculty of the World Economy and International Affairs, you can get a certificate within three working days we receive anonline application through the web site of the student office.

7. Student Pass

WHEN: September

Usually electronic pass is received on Shabolovskaya, 26, room 4110 of on Bolshoy Trekhsvyatitelsky Per., 3, room 114. You will be updated by the student office in time.

8. Student email

HSE students have access to corporate email @edu.hse.ru. Official communication will be held via this mailbox, however, that is possible to forward the incoming messages to your personal email.

You will get the login and password at the end of August. You need to activate the mailbox until September 5th.

9. Learning Management System

In the Learning Management System you will find your online gradebook, the list of disciplines for the curriculum 2018-19, Student Evaluation of Teaching ("Evaluate Your Teachers"), Student's Electronic Portfolio and more.

10. Sign and submit the confirmation of your familiarity with HSE regulations

Answers to all questions about the rules of education in HSE can be found in the Handbook of the educational process and in the section Local provisions and regulations.

WHEN: mid September

11. Individual Curriculum (ICP)

WHO: Transfer Students

WHERE: Student Office

WHEN: mid September

Contact the study office for the preparation of an individual study plan (IUP), print it in two copies, sign and bring it to the study office of the program.

12. Online Schedule

We recommend to download the mobile application RUZ HSE om your phone. Schedule for the 2019/2020 academic year can be found here.

13. Military Service Registrastion

DEADLINE: September 20th

WHO: Male students (Citizens of Russian Federation)

All male citizens of Russian Federation are required to report to the Second Division for military service registration. The second division issues certificates giving HSE students a deferment from military service for a duration of their study. Eligible students must go to the Second Division with a passport, student ID and assigned certificate of a citizen to be enlisted for military service, which they received at the age of 17 at the military registration and enlistment office.

14. Group number

Find out the number of your lecture and seminar group and subgroups. At our program we hope for you to achieve the most effective result of the educational process, so students are divided into the following groups / subgroups:

  • lecture and seminar groups;
  • "Academic Writing" subgroups;
  • "English" subgroups;
  • "Asian language" subgroups.

According to the results of the distribution into groups, it is necessary to select the head of the group during the introductoty Adaptation Session course with the head of the student office Maria Senchilova and manager of the Centre for International Cooperation E.V. Bolshova.

15. HSE Day

WHEN: September 5th

Do not forget to visit HSE Day in Gorky park and join the HSE students, professors and managers community!