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Regular version of the site

The Application

We recommend that you apply as early as possible to ensure that you receive all necessary information and visa support documents on time! 

Application deadlines:

Fall Semester (second half of a year) – June 15

Spring Semester (first half of a year) – October 15

Registration deadlines:

Fall Semester (second half of a year) – June 30

Spring Semester (first half of a year) – October 30

HSE academic calendar can be found here.


6 STEPS on the way to be a visiting student



Step 1. Check fees and if you are eligible to apply.

Step 4.
 Register as a visiting student, following the e-mail intsructions

Step 2. Fill in an online application, following the deadlines.

Step 5. 
Sign a contract.


Step 3.
 Find out about the results via email within 10 business days.


Step 6.
Prepare for your departure.

Before applying online please prepare the following documents:

— Scanned copy of the passport (should be valid of at least 1,5 years from the entry date)
— Letter of motivation
— Academic reference*
— Copies of the university/college transcripts/records from the current studies
— Preliminary course choice
—  EU citizens informed consent (for EU citizens only)

*In case you are not ready to upload the document through the online application form, please have your reference person send it to semester@hse.ru directly.

For additional information, please contact the Semester in Moscow team.  
E-mail: semester@hse.ru