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Russian Language Centre

HSE Moscow offers Russian language instruction throughout the year. If you’re interested in improving your Russian (or starting from scratch), we’re sure you’ll find a programme that matches your level and goals.

How it works

Applications are processed on a rolling basis and can be submitted at any time. Within two weeks of receiving your application, we will send an acknowledgment of receipt. If you do not hear from us within two weeks of sending, please contact International Admissions.  

Intensive Summer Language School 2022

This summer we offer an intensive 8-week summer program for students with the Intermediate and Advanced levels of Russian language proficiency from June 25th through August 20th 2022.

Academic year 2021

Russian language courses for international students will start on September 13th.

The start of online school

We are pleased to announce that a summer online school of Russian language begins next week.

Russian online school delayed for one week

We are glad to announce that we have enough applicants for the Russian online school in May-June.

The call for summer school is still open

We have extended the deadline for the Russian language summer courses until April, 15th. 

Summer school of Russian 2021 is open for applications

For the second half of summer 2021 we are planning to offer  an intensive 6-week summer program at HSE campus (it is possible although that the program might be shifted to online format due to quarantine measures) for students with the Intermediate and Advanced levels of the Russian language proficiency from July 5 through August 12.

Call for applications

Online summer school of Russian is now open for applications!

Consulting for foreign applicants

Take part in Zoom consultation for foreign applicants.

Call for applications

Online summer school of Russian is now open for applications! The program of the school is tentative and may be changed if the required number of applicants is not reached.

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From Law to Linguistics: How a Columbian Student Came to Study at HSE University

What’s the best way to learn Russian? Is it difficult to get used to the Siberian winter? Can you teach Russian language if you’re not a native speaker of it? Andres Cuéllar, a student of the Master’s programme ‘Russian as a Foreign Language in Cross-Linguistic and Cross-Cultural Perspective’, has discussed these and other issues with HSE News Service.