Study Abroad/Grad Program: Higher School of Economics (Moscow)

Deadline for Spring Semester: September 30, 2019

HSE is one of Russia’s largest and most modern state universities. Established in 1992 as a program in economics, HSE currently offers 223 programs for undergraduate students Master’s students. 28 Master’s programs and 6 undergraduate programs are currently offered entirely in English. At its four campuses – in Moscow, St. Petersburg, Perm and Nizhny Novgorod – HSE offers instruction to more than 32,000 students each year.

Because HSE attracts the best and brightest from throughout Russia, most students have a high level of proficiency in English. The study programs offer a wide variety of courses taught in English in the fields of economics, humanities, finance and the social sciences. Students from abroad can take classes in English from other HSE programs as well as study Russian as a Foreign language. The International Office at the Faculty of Economic Sciences is willing to work to satisfy any necessary requirements to make this possible. For more information, please review the HSE Faculty of Economic Sciences International webpage.

More about international students’ experience at the HSE Faculty of Economic Sciences can be found at Moscow is a hidden gem;  Russia is a place to study and travel

Starting 2019-2020 AY, Faculty of Economic Sciences opens English taught track in master program Applied Economics, which, by itself increase the number of master level courses open for international students’ enrollment. Special research seminar dedicated to the Russian economy and Economics of Development will also accept applications from non-degree exchange and visiting students.   

Additional links:
Course Catalogs

HSE Istudent portal
A short video about a day of international students at HSE

Master programs

Bachelor programs

International Laboratories

Related Fees:

Tuition fee (Spring 2020 semester)   US$ 3,000 (waived for exchange students nominated by partner universities). Application fee is waived.

Dormitory, meals, city transportation, and entertainment (monthly, approximate cost) US$ 400