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HSE University offers international applicants 1000 scholarships to enter the university in September 2020



Once an economics-focused research institution in, HSE University today is a comprehensive university, where one can study almost any subject.  From computer and data science to political and social studies, from chemistry and biotechnology to design and linguistics, HSE University provides 36 fields of study in total. Training is either conducted completely in English or in Russian.

All international applicants have an opportunity to get a 100% tuition waiver or a partial tuition fee grant  of up to 70% for Bachelor’s degree and up to 50% for Master`s degree. Early  conclusion and payment of contract (before June 1, 2020) will give you a 5% discount.


Follow a simple application procedure: fill in the online application form via, and either take all entrance exams or upload portfolio online. Hence, there is no need to visit campuses until the actual start of the studies.


Tuition and living costs in Russia are relatively low, compared to those in other countries.

Other important benefits are:

  • the quality of teaching;
  • the University’s practice-oriented approach;
  • the internationally recognized degree programmes;
  • departments created with in partnership with the leading companies, including McKinsey, Yandex, E&Y, SAS, etc.

Students have an opportunity for an international semester thanks to the agreements with more than 27 countries, such as Germany, France, Italy, Sweden, the UK, USA, Canada, China, Vietnam, Brazil, Japan, etc.



HSE students` voices:




Stankovich Milan (Serbia)

HSE University is a university that has academic freedom, and prospects of showing one’s creativity in writing research papers, of proving oneself at lectures, seminars, and getting no rebuke for that. University teachers are always ready for giving and receiving feedback from students, for listening to their comments and questions on co-working. Apart from studying, there are a vast amount of students’ organizations, etc. workshops, interest groups, clubs.


Patric Whelan (Canada)

I’ve lived all over the world, and was always interested in Russian culture, so I decided to give it a real try by studying here for two years. On top of gaining experience to Russian culture, being able to live and study in a beautiful city like Moscow is a real bonus. I chose HSE because everything I read said that HSE was a top university. However, my choice was mainly dependent on the programme and the Master of Population and Development sounded exactly like I wanted – and it didn’t disappoint. And, of course, getting a scholarship to study for free was also a major factor

Education & Training Advisory Centre for International Students can help you choose a programme and answer all your questions about the admissions procedures. Please follow this link:

Telephone: +7 (495) 531 0059
WhatsApp: +7 (916) 311 8521


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