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Settle in at the Dormitory: exchange and visiting students


On this page, you can find the main information about settling in at the dormitory for exchange and visiting students. 

How can I get a place in an HSE dormitory?

Every exchange student is guaranteed with a place in an HSE dormitory. When filling in your online profile in ASAV, please don’t forget to tick “Yes” in the field “Dormitory”.

How do I know what my dormitory number is?

Your dormitory number is indicated in your online ASAV profile.

What documents are required for moving into the dormitory?

When moving into the dormitory, a foreign citizen provides the following documents:

  • passport;
  • migration card;
  • negative result of the test for COVID-19 by PCR (in Russian or English) made 3 days prior to the departure to Russia;
  • medical insurance, covering medical check-up with the issuance of the health certificate and tests for HIV, hepatitis B and COVID-19 by PCR.

More information about health insurance policies is provided here.

Should I have a medical check-up or stay on quarantine after arrival to the dormitory?

After moving into the dormitory, on the 10-12th day from the date of the first test for COVID-19, you should have a medical check-up with the issuance of the health certificate, take tests for HIV, hepatitis B and again for COVID-19 by PCR method. Please apply to Moscow clinics only.

What documents should I sign after moving into the dormitory?

After moving into the dormitory, you will be asked to sign the internal regulations and tenancy agreement.

Where can I get a pass card for entering dormitory and other HSE University buildings?

At the dormitory, you will be also provided with a pass card which can be used both to access the dormitory and all the HSE University buildings. If your pass card is lost, please contact your dormitory administration.

What are the dormitory rules that I should follow?

  • Pay on time ( you can pay for the dormitory here);
  • Keep your room neat & clean;
  • Leave the kitchen clean;
  • Use electrical appliances in designated areas;
  • Dispose of the rubbish in designated areas;
  • Keep quiet from 11 p.m. until 9 a.m;
  • Change the linen & the towels once a week.

What should I avoid when staying at the dormitory?

  • Using electrical appliances (stoves, boilers, irons, etc.) in your room;
  • Loud noises;
  • Smoking, drinking alcohol, using drugs;
  • Bringing pets into the dormitory.

Please visit HSE Dormitories' offcial page for more information. 


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' programme

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

Director of SIMO

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