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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.

Undergraduate Studies

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.

Master’s Studies

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.

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Admissions Made Easy for International Students: 2018/2019 Academic Year

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.

Bachelor’s Programme in Economics Accredited by ICAEW

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.

Indonesian Student Chooses HSE to Pursue Entrepreneurial Dream

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.

HSE Public Administration Programmes Become the First in Russia to Receive International Recognition

HSE BA and MA programmes in public administration have received European accreditation by the EAPAA.

First Enrollment at HSE Faculty of Physics

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.

HSE Launches ‘Bachelor+’ Continuing Education Project

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.

Attracted by the Variety of HSE’s Programmes and Students

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.

HSE among Seven Russian Universities in QS Graduate Employability Rankings

The new QS Graduate Employability Rankings reflects the relation between a university’s activities and graduate employment. HSE placed in 201+ group.

Undergraduate Entrance Exams Offered in English for the First Time

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.

85.7 points

was the average score that enrollees at the HSE Moscow campus under the Unified State Exam competition received in 2015. Last year, the score was 85.5 points.