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Exchange & Visiting Students Support

Download the Handbook for International Students


Student International Mobility Office (SIMO)

We are part of the Department of Internationalisation 

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

Incoming mobility coordinator

phone: +7 (495) 772-9590, then dial extension 27806
Valeriya Sokolova

Director of SIMO

phone: +7 (495) 772-9590, , then dial extension 27668

Full Degree Students Support

Due to amendments to the Federal Law "On legal status of foreign nationals in Russian Federation", international students arriving or planning to arrive in Russia to stay for more than 90 days must undergo medical examination, fingerprint registration and photographing.


read more about the new procedures

Download the Handbook for International Students


Support and Career Centre for International Students and Alumni 

We are part of the 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*27664
Vitaly Sochnov

Deputy Director

phone: +7 (495) 772-9590*27661
phone: +7 (495) 772-9590*27660
phone: +7 (495) 772-9590*27662

International Student Projects

Campus Life

News and announcements

One of the strengths of the Master’s programme ‘Arts and Culture Management’ at HSE University-St Petersburg is cultural research. It welcomes international students and offers them a unique opportunity to learn about Russian culture and get an intercultural experience by working with their counterparts. The programme’s students from China shared their impressions of studies and St Petersburg's everyday life.
March 24
The diverse HSE University community includes people from different countries and continents who can share their cultural experiences and generate novel ideas with their never-ending creativity and love for art. The Master's programme 'Arts and Culture Management' welcomed several students from Nigeria last year. Today, they are happy to share their sources of inspiration and their expectations of the programme and their future life.
March 22
Yesuigen Tsogjavkhlan, from Mongolia, reflects on her experience as an international student majoring in ‘Public Policy and Analytics’ at HSE University-St Petersburg and shares her story of coming to Russia.
March 21