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How to Apply

Welcome to the page of the Master's programme "Master of Data and Network Analytics". The admission procedure to our programme is below. We are waiting for you! 

1 December

Admission opens for International Students

1 April

Admission opens for Russian Ciitizens

25 August

End of Admission

28 August

Deadline for the submission of all necesseary documents

1 September

Study begins


  Step 1. Submit the Application Form

  • Proceed to the application account (for Russian citizens, for foreign citizens)
  • "Get a login and password"
  • Receive a letter with your login and password by your email address
  • Fill out an application form


  • entrance examinations for the program are held in an online format, and therefore the block "Requires a hostel for the time of entrance examinations" is not filled.
  • in the field "Select direction/program" you must select the program "Master of Data and Network Analytics".

  Step 2. Fill out and sign documents in your personal account

At this step you should fill out an application and sign the documents generated for you:

  • Consent for Personal Data Processing
  • Agreement between Participants of Electronic Communications
  • Admission Form

  Step 3. Submit a Portfolio

Mandatory part:

  1. Education (Bacherlor’s Degree, Master’s Degree, or Specialist’s Degree).
  2. Motivation letter / Personal Statement.
  3. Letters of recommendation.
  4. Cover letter with your education and professional experience.

  5. Proof of English language proficiency (The proof is not required if your native language is English, or if you have studied in English. The hours of English at the university are taken into account. TOEFL, IELTS or equivalent tests are optional).

Optional part:

  1. Other indicators of the applicant's success. Any additional statements of your academic and professional achievements, such as awards (diplomas, letters of appreciation, etc.), membership in academic and professional communities, the leadership of teams or projects (work or study), etc.
  2. Extracurricular activities such as volunteering and community service.
  3. Standardized tests taken in English (GMAT, GRE or equivalent).
  4. Additional education: online courses certificates, summer schools, advanced training courses.

  Step 4. Attend the Admission Interview

After receiving your documents, we will review them and make an interview appointment.

 Step 5. Receive the Answer

We will contact you with the results of your application.

Applications for russian citizens can be submitted from 1 April 2022 to 19 August, 2022.

Applications for foreign citizens can be submitted from 1 December 2021 to 19 August, 2022.

If you have any questions, you can contact us by e-mail mdna@hse.ru.