Academic Council Approves Tuition Fees for HSE Programmes
The HSE Academic Council has approved tuition fees for undergraduate and graduate programmes for incoming students in 2019.
In 2019, HSE will open admissions for 54 undergraduate programmes in Moscow. For 29 of them, the cost of attendance will range from 350,000 to 400,000 roubles per year; for the other 20 programmes, the cost will range from 430,000 to 550,000 roubles. The cost of attendance for five double-degree programmes of HSE and the University of London will range from 620,000 to 770,000 roubles per year.
In 2019 HSE is launching a number of new bachelor's programmes, including Chemistry, Cellular and Molecular Biotechnologies, Urban Planning, Computer Security, Russian Studies, Classical Studies, Languages and Literature of Southeast Asia, Japanese Language and Literature, and Assyriology.
HSE Moscow will offer 129 master’s programmes in 2019. For part-time programmes, the cost of attendance will be 270,000-300,000 roubles per year; for full-time programmes, the cost of nearly 80 master's programmes will be 370,000 roubles, and for the other programmes it will range from 300,000 to 450,000 roubles per year.
Ten new master’s programmes will be launched in the new academic year: Transport Planning, Digital Logistics and Supply Chain Management, HR Analytics, Pharmaceutical and Biotechnology Law, Russian Studies, Multi-platform Film Production, International News Production, Digital Humanities, Classical and Oriental Archaeology, and Curating Contemporary Art.
Please note that HSE traditionally offers prospective students a flexible system of discounts for fee-paying education for both bachelor's and master's programmes. Rules on discounts and the criteria for receiving them will be later approved by the HSE Academic Council.
International admissions are already open. For most programmes, early bird applications are eligible for full-tuition scholarships. Information on admission requirements and process is available here. International students can apply online.
Amiran Karatsev won the 2020 HSE Global Scholarship Competition (GSC) in Tajikistan in subjects that are not usually taught in high school: philosophy and psychology. Amiran spoke to HSE News Service about the advantages of participating in person, why some of the Competition tasks have no correct answer, and how to not only effectively prepare for it, but have fun while doing it. Let’s prepare for the 2021 GSC together with 2020 winners!
The Central Agency for Evaluation and Accreditation (ZEvA) determined that the HSE Bachelor’s programme in ‘Sociology’ and the HSE Master’s programme in ‘Comparative Social Research’ meet international educational quality standards. Both programmes have been accredited unconditionally for six years.
Nikita Pershukov, a 4th-year bachelor’s student studying Information Science and Computation Technology at the HSE Tikhonov Moscow Institute of Electronics and Mathematics (MIEM HSE), has placed among the Russian national team’s expanded membership for the WorldSkills Russia competition in the ‘Network and System Administration’ category. In an interview with the HSE New Service, Nikita talked about the team selection process and what lies ahead for him and his fellow teammates.
‘More Competition Gives You Greater Incentive to Prove to Yourself that You Are a Worthy Competitor’
Arina Smirnova (Kyrgyzstan) knows like no other what it is like to start all over again and achieve her goals in spite of everything. Arina won the HSE Global Scholarship Competition (GSC) for the first time in 2017 and then outperformed herself three years later. Arina spoke with HSE News Service about how to choose a competition subject that’s right for you, how to prepare for moving to another country and, most importantly, how to not lose faith in yourself. Let’s get ready for GSC 2021 with the winners of 2020!
Top Managers of Leading Russian and International Companies Deliver Lectures and Master Classes at the HSE Graduate School of Business
Sixteen top managers of leading Russian and international companies gave online guest lectures and master classes at the HSE Graduate School of Business. CEOs and department heads spoke to students of all Bachelor’s and Master’s programmes of GSB.
This year, alternatives to studying abroad are as relevant as never before. HSE University annually launches new joint programmes with world’s biggest universities. One of HSE’s oldest and most recognized double degree programmes is the ICEF bachelor’s programme, in which students can earn a degree not only from HSE University, but from the University of London as well. Below, we talk about the advantages of such a degree, career opportunities after graduation, and the programme prerequisites.
In the new academic year, first-year students in the HSE Faculty of Economic Sciences will have the opportunity to work alongside senior students on joint projects that are both practice and research-oriented.
Many international students study at HSE University St. Petersburg's English-taught programmes. They come to Russia from different corners of the world for different reasons: to learn the Russian language, to live in a new place, or to immerse themselves in an intercultural environment. Several undergraduate students shared their impressions of studying at the university, interacting with classmates and lecturers, and living in St. Petersburg.
Classes will begin on-campus on September 1 (for some graduate programmes on October 1), and wearing masks in university buildings and dormitories will be mandatory for all students and teachers. HSE University will arrange online learning with mandatory support from professors for newly enrolled international students who are currently unable to travel to Russia.
The summer final exam session at HSE University (as well theses defences) was conducted completely online. The HSE News Service talked to international students about what they thought of the new knowledge assessment technologies and how they would like to take exams in future.