HSE 2017 Tuition Fees Announced
In 2017, HSE will enroll students in 216 undergraduate and master’s programmes, including over 20 English-taught programmes. Information about tuition fees for English-taught programmes can be found here. The application period for international students to HSE graduate and undergraduate programmes opened on November 1. This year, there are three application rounds. The final deadline is July 1, 2017.
In 2017, joining the two English-taught undergraduate programmes in Moscow will be three programmes in St. Petersburg. Bachelor’s programmes in Management, Political Science and World Politics, and Sociology and Social Informatics will include an English-taught track for international students starting from the new academic year.
In Moscow, there two English-taught parallel degree programmes implemented by HSE in partnership with the University of London. These programmes in International Relations (at Faculty of World Economy and International Affairs) and Economics (at International College of Economics and Finance) offer high quality world-class education at affordable rates.
In 2017, HSE will open a number of new or renewed master’s programmes, many of which are taught in English. They include Statistical Learning Theory, City and Technology, Quantum Information Technologies, and Applied Statistics with Network Analysis at HSE Moscow, and Comparative Politics of Eurasia at HSE St Petersburg.
HSE also offers new bilingual and Russian-taught programmes, such as Russian as a Foreign Language in Language and Cultural Interaction, as well as Cultural and Intellectual History: Between East and West – the latter is organized jointly with the University of Cologne and University of Warsaw.
The university offers a total of 25 English-taught master’s programmes. The minimum tuition fee will be 175,000 rubles at HSE Nizhny Novgorod, and 270,000 at several programmes offered by the Moscow campus.
Tuition-free Studies and Preparatory Year Programme
Prospective students can apply for Russian government scholarships (quotas) that will cover the full cost of tuition at HSE for full-degree programs. Undergraduate parallel degree programmes with University of London and other select programs are not eligible for these scholarships.
Last year, 830 students received quota scholarships. In order to be considered for a quota scholarship, please submit your application no later than May 1, 2017.
For those interested in studying in Russian, Preparatory Year helps students to master Russian and prepare for enrolment in Russian-taught undergraduate and master’s programmes at HSE.
Full information on applying to and studying at HSE is available at International Admissions.
The high quality of HSE’s Bachelor programme has been recognised by experts on the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (ABET), the headquarters of which are located in the U.S. For more than 85 years, ABET has been accrediting college and university programmes in the applied and natural sciences, computing, engineering and engineering technology. HSE’s Software Engineering programme is the only one in Russia to have received this accreditation.
Graduates of the Faculty of Mathematics at HSE, Andrey Ionov and Lera Starichkova, who have since enrolled in educational programmes at leading international universities, spoke about their love for mathematics, the level of the Bachelor programme at HSE, and admission to foreign PhD programmes.
Last year, Vadim Drobinin graduated from the bachelor programme ‘Software Engineering’. Now, he works in London for an ambitious startup which promises to revolutionise the common internet search. Not the stereotype of the introverted programmer who writes code all night long, Vadim travels frequently, writes a recipe blog, teaches, and gives presentations at conferences all around the world.
HSE and University of London Create a New Bachelor’s Parallel Degree Programme in Management and Digital Innovation
The first intake into the English-taught programme will be in 2018. The programme director, Sergey Efremov, gives us an insight into what students will be studying and where they can find work – not only in IT companies, but also in banks, industry and retail.
Preparatory Year at HSE aims to help students learn the Russian language in order to subsequently apply to Russian-taught Bachelor’s and Master’s programmes at HSE or other Russian universities. Two recent graduates of the programme share their impressions.
December is one of the two months during the year when students can transfer to HSE from other academic institutions. To facilitate this process, HSE has introduced an online service for those seeking a transfer.
In 2018, the Higher School of Economics will launch an English-taught double degree programme in partnership with the University of London in Applied Data Analysis. Graduates will be awarded an undergraduate degree from HSE in Applied Mathematics and Information Science and a Bachelor of Science in Data Science and Business Analytics from the University of London. International applicants are invited to apply online starting November 15, 2017.
On November 15, international student admissions for undergraduate and Master’s programmes opened. This year, prospective students can apply to two programmes simultaneously. They’ll be able to track the application process online in their personal profile on the HSE website where they will receive notifications on the stages of their application’s review and decisions by the admissions committee. The documents for visa invitation can also be submitted there.
On October 31st, 2017, the bachelor’s programme in Economics taught by HSE in St. Petersburg successfully passed accreditation by ICAEW, a prestigious British association of accountants.
For Sebastian Billy Anggara, a 20-year-old student from Kediri, Indonesia, coming to HSE to study has been like a dream come true. After learning about HSE from his older brother, who is studying international relations in the Faculty of World Economy and International Affairs, he decided to apply to the Faculty of Communications, Media and Design to do a Bachelor’s in Advertising and Public Relations. Since the programme is taught in Russian, he will first study at HSE’s Preparatory Year to master the language.