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.
This year the first enrollment was held at HSE Faculty of Physics: since September 26 bachelor’s and 14 master’s students will start their studies at the faculty. They received student ID cards as well as promises to study in creative atmosphere with assistance.
Starting from the next academic year, Bachelor’s students at HSE will have the opportunity to include the courses of a specially designed continuing education project in their curriculum. Those who choose these courses will have additional advantages on the labour market.
Alexander Bespalov, a first-year student in the HSE and University of London Parallel Degree Programme in International Relations, was born in Israel to parents who had emigrated from Russia. He recently sat down with the HSE News Service to talk about why he chose to come to Russia for study, the challenges he has overcome, and what he is looking to achieve during his time at HSE.
This year, for the first time, international students applying to undergraduate programmes at HSE can take their entrance exams in English. These exams are necessary for admissions to the university’s two English-taught Bachelor’s programmes in Economics and in International Relations. Both programmes are run jointly with the University of London, a long-standing partner of HSE.