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Exchange & Visiting Students Support



Student International Mobility Office (SIMO)

We are part of Department of Internationalisation 

  • Visiting hours
    Mon.— Wed., 10:00 — 13:00
    Thu. — Fr., 14:00 — 17:00
Sofia Esipova

Incoming mobility coordinator

phone: +7 (495) 772-9590*27669
Tatiana Gremiakina

Incoming mobility coordinator

phone: +7 (495) 772-9590*27806
Valeriya Sokolova

Deputy Director of SIMO/Coordinator of 'Semester in Moscow' program

phone: +7 (495) 772-9590*27668
Sofia Sadykova

Director of SIMO

phone:+7(495) 772-9590*27672

Full Degree Students Support

Mini-Guide for First-Year Students

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International Student Support Centre (we are part of Department of Internationalisation)


  • Working hours:
    Mon.— Fri., 10:00 — 19:00
  • Emergency Line (24/7):
    +7(985) 040-13-55
phone: +7 (495) 772-9590*27661
phone: +7 (495) 772-9590*27662
phone: +7 (495) 772-9590*27660

Campus Facilities


Francesca Stragapede, an exchange student from University of Milan (Italy), tells about her studies at HSE and about her favourite spots in Moscow.
July 06
Karla Sofía Torres Pesquera is an exchange student from ITAM, Mexico City. She is spending one semester at HSE University, from January to June. She has talked to HSE News Service about the courses she is taking this semester and also described her life at the HSE dorm.
June 15
Student international academic mobility has been an integral part of life at HSE University for a long time. Every year, hundreds of HSE students study abroad at universities all over the world.  Even now, during the pandemic, many of them did not come back to Russia, opting instead to continue their studies abroad. Students spoke with the HSE News Service about life in the university dorms during quarantine and taking their programme courses and exams online.
June 02
Hello everyone and welcome to our Culture Café dedicated to sunny and shiny Bulgaria! 
March 18
Greetings from Culture Café! We are back after a long winter break. Did you miss us? We missed you! On February 5, we gathered for our first Culture Café meeting of the new year, and, as per tradition, our first meeting was devoted to our beautiful homeland – Russia.
February 25
Silvia Linnuste, an Economics and Business administration undergraduate student from the University of Tartu, talks about her studies at HSE Moscow, Russian language learning and travelling around Russia.
February 18
Have you decorated your room? Have you bought tangerines? Have you prepared presents for your friends and relatives? Hurry up, New Year is coming! That is why we devoted our last of this year Culture Café to the Russian New Year!
January 29
Let’s welcome the new week with new place to discover – mysterious Belarus. Big country with a history and with its own traditions. We want to thank our ESN international students Arina Zemchik, Anastasiya Akulich and German Zaboronok for creating such an amazing atmosphere at our Culture Café!
January 17
How are you feeling this December? We’re amazing, and all the credits go to our Culture Café dedicated to beautiful Belgium. 
December 18, 2019