How to Apply (for international applicants)
1) interview with the admission board — up to 60 points.
Web-based interview can be applied to the long-distance applicants
2) assessment of individual accomplishments — up to 40 points.
For the individual accomplishments assessment it is necessary to create a profile and upload the required documents..
Create a Profile
On HSE’s online application form, click “Get login and password”. You will be asked to enter your personal details and what type of programme you are applying to.
Your login and password will then be sent to the email address that you have provided.
Complete Application Form and Minimum Admission Requirements
Once you have received the email containing your login and password, you can return to the online application form and log in.
After logging in, you will immediately see the application form. Please fill out the form. There are several attachments that you should be ready to upload:
a) Scan of the first page of your passport – required;
b) Abstract of your undergraduate thesis - if you completed one as part of the honor program or a graduation requirement;
c) Scan of your diplomas and academic transcripts (if you have not yet received your Bachelor’s diploma, please include an official copy of your most recent academic transcript) – required;
d) reports at international and Russian scientific conferences, scientific seminars and the like. To be confirmed by the certificate of participation in the scientific event or provision of the scientific event program;
e) published or accepted scientific works (articles, papers). Publications included in the Web of Science, Scopus, VAK (State Commission for Academic Degrees and Titles), RSCI (Russian Science Citation Index) systems to be taken into consideration. Original copies or links to open sources, or editor's certificates on acceptance for publication are to be submitted;
f) participation in scientific and research projects, academic grants. To be confirmed by the project data, brief annotation explaining the essence of the applicant's work;
g) diplomas of winners and laureates of the Academic Olympics (diplomas within the applicant's field of study to be taken into consideration)
h) Exam results confirming language proficiency.
Please upload all attachments as PDF files and include your last name in the filename (for example, Johns_Diploma.pdf)
To select a programme, click on the box so that it turns green and the list collapses. Several programmes offer full tuition scholarships. If the “Tuition-free (quota) education” box is already checked, it means that if you apply to this programme you will automatically be considered for a full-tuition scholarship. If you would consider studying at HSE without the support of a full-tuition scholarship, please check the “Tuition-based” box. If the “Tuition-free (quota) education” box is not checked, this means that full-tuition scholarships are not available for this programme.
When you have fully completed the application form, click “Submit application” at the bottom of the form. Please note that this action is final and cannot be reversed, so make sure that you have correctly entered all of your information.
In addition to the application package the applicants are interviewed via skype.