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.
HSE is launching a new Bachelor's programme in Russian Studies. While the programme will be taught in English, it is intended not only for foreigners but also for Russian students. Rostislav Turovsky, the programme’s Academic Supervisor, spoke to the HSE News Service about the features of the new programme.
A double degree implemented by HSE and Kyung Hee University in Economics and Politics in Asia was unveiled at the HSE Faculty of World Economy and International Affairs. The first enrolment in the programme took place this summer. Participants of the presentation included Lee Jin-hyun, Deputy Ambassador of the Republic of Korea; Khan Gon, Vice President of Kyung Hee University; as well as representatives from the embassies of China, Japan, Indonesia, Vietnam, and Malaysia in Russia.
International admissions for HSE’s Bachelor’s and Master’s programmes are now open. This year, HSE is inviting applications for 52 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.
International students have been enrolled in HSE undergraduate and graduate programmes this academic year. About 800 people will study on Russian government scholarships while the rest will pay tuition fees. Compared to last year, the number of international students among first-year fee-paying students has increased by about 80%.
In 2019, HSE will begin enrolling students in undergraduate programmes at two new faculties: the Faculty of Chemistry, and the Faculty of Biology and Biotechnology. These faculties will work in partnership with leading RAS institutions where students will be carrying out research.
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.
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