International Students Invited to Apply to HSE
International admissions for HSE’s Bachelor’s and Master’s programmes are now open. This year, HSE is inviting applications for 80 Bachelor’s and 166 Master’s programmes across its four campuses. A number of programmes are taught in English and offer double-degree opportunities. International students can apply online. Early applications may be eligible for scholarships and tuition fee waivers.
In 2019/20 academic year, HSE will be offering nine English-taught Bachelor’s programmes - six at HSE Moscow and three at HSE Saint Petersburg. There are four double or parallel degree programmes with the University of London and a double-degree programme with Kyung Hee University at HSE Moscow. Two HSE St Petersburg programmes have a double-degree track with University of Rome Tor Vergata.
Furthermore, HSE Moscow is launching a unique programme in Russian Studies which will focus on major characteristics and trends of social, cultural, economic and political development of Russia and its regional diversity
To apply, it is necessary to register online, submit an application and then take distance or on-site exams. Besides, you can participate in International Youth Olympiad and qualify for a scholarship or early admission.
Thirty one HSE’s Master’s programmes are taught entirely in English. HSE Moscow runs 24 English-taught programmes, including three new ones – in International News Production, Russian Studies, and Law of International Trade, Finance & Economic Integration. One new programme will be launched at HSE Nizhny Novgorod – a MSc in Mathematics. HSE St Petersburg offers five English-taught Master’s programmes.
Applications are accepted online. It is necessary to submit a portfolio in accordance with the requirements of each programme. You can apply to 2 programmes at the same time, marking one programme as your first choice. Several programmes are eligible for Russian government full-tuition scholarships. HSE also offers a series of discounts based on the results of portfolio completion. In addition, you can take part in Open Doors Olympiad and gain tuition-free admission to HSE.
The HSE University and Kyung Hee University double degree programme ‘Economics and Politics in Asia’ is currently enrolling students. Its academic supervisor, Denis Shcherbakov, spoke about the advantages of the programme, internships at Asian universities and companies, as well as the new focus on Southeast Asia.
On July 24, HSE University Rector Yaroslav Kuzminov and State Hermitage Museum Director Mikhail Piotrovsky officially signed a cooperation agreement. The university and the museum will collaborate on joint educational projects and research.
Maria Fay earned her bachelor’s and master’s degrees in Business Informatics from HSE University (2013). Today, she works at SAP and is in charge of innovation projects in Central and Eastern Europe. She recently earned her PhD from the University of Liechtenstein. Maria has talked with the HSE News Service about combining education, work, and research.
Students who have been accepted to the HSE bachelor’s programmes in ‘Law’ and ‘Private Law’ may simultaneously enroll in the second degree programme at the University of London to supplement their basic training. The second degree programme is also open to external students and working professionals.
International students planning to apply to Bachelor’s programmes at HSE University next year are invited to register for the International Youth Olympiad-2020. The contest will be held in October 2019. The winners and laureates will be eligible for tuition-free studies at HSE University.
The HSE Department of Chemistry will begin accepting applications this year for its new Bachelor’s Programme in Chemistry. Programme Director and Russian Academy of Sciences (RAS) Corresponding Member Andrey Yaroslavtsev explains how the programme will be organised and why HSE is an excellent option for anyone planning to pursue a career in chemistry.
Makar Stetsenko, an alumnus of the ‘Applied Mathematics and Information Science’ programme (2017), now works at Silicon Valley Insight developing digital products. In a special interview for HSE, he discussed T-shaped people, what it is like to work remotely in the tech sector and the benefits of participating in conferences and workshops.
Every year HSE graduates get accepted to postgraduate schools at the world’s leading universities. Vladislav Semerikov is just now completing his fourth year in the Bachelor’s Programme ‘Economics’, and he has already been accepted to a PhD programme at Pennsylvania State University.
This year, the HSE Faculty of Law is launching new extended programmes in Common Law, for which graduates will receive a degree from the University of London. These programmes are open for first-year students, as well as for other students and professionals.
International students applying to HSE’s undergraduate programmes can receive scholarships that fully or partially cover their tuition costs. Some of these scholarships are awarded based on entrance exam results. Now we have an online calculator that will help you determine what scholarship you qualify for when applying to one of HSE’s Bachelor's programmes.