HSE University will begin the 2020-2021 academic year in a hybrid format: courses will be conducted both on campus and online.
Courses with enrollments of 50 or more students will be taught online. If, for example, a lecture course has more than 50 students, but it is accompanied by seminar sections comprised of smaller groups of students, the lecture component will be held online, while the seminar sections will be held in person on campus.
An exception to this rule will be made only for first-year undergraduate students who have not had the chance to experience campus life. For these students, the majority of classes will be taught face-to-face.
Courses taught by staff who are aged 65 and older or are at risk will be held online. Minor courses and MAGOLEGO courses will also be held online.
Campus buildings will be closed to non-HSE students who are enrolled in open optional courses. All non-HSE students enrolled in these courses will be able to complete their coursework online.
Teaching staff reserve the right to dismiss a class if there are students present who are not wearing masks.