Admissions

‘My Desire to Learn Put Me in a Prime Position for Adapting More Easily to the City and Culture Here’

Jose Antonio Bonnet
Jose Antonio Bonnet from Colombia, a Master’s student in Integrated Communications programme, shares his advice on adapting to life in Moscow and studying at HSE.

‘After Graduating from HSE, I Did Not Have Any Difficulties Finding a Job’

Vincent Kersuzan
Why get a second Master’s degree? How difficult is it to switch from public administration to studying business and finance? Is it possible to combine work and study? We talked with Vincent Kersuzan, a French graduate of HSE’s Master of International Business, about these and other questions.

New Opportunities for International Applicants: Get to Know HSE University Online

New Opportunities for International Applicants: Get to Know HSE University Online
The universal transition to online learning has opened new opportunities for international applicants to get to know HSE University. Below, Deputy Vice Rector Marina Kozak outlines the programmes and opportunities available at HSE that help applicants choose an educational track and assess their capabilities.

Master's Programme Applicants Can Register for Preliminary Interviews and Portfolio Evaluations

Master's Programme Applicants Can Register for Preliminary Interviews and Portfolio Evaluations
International prospective students applying for Master's programmes at HSE University can now get a jump start on the admissions process and get a sense of their chances of being accepted to HSE. There is no need to wait till summer or to come to Moscow.

‘HSE University Is the Best Choice’

Emiliano Espinosa is from Rosario, an Argentinian city near the Paraná River—not far from Buenos Aires. He first came to Russia 8 years ago, in 2012, for a high school exchange year—he went to a Russian school in Krasnodar and lived with a Russian family. Now, after completing his Bachelor’s at RUDN Moscow, Emiliano Espinosa is a first-year student of the Master’s programme in ‘Media Management’ at HSE University. We spoke with him about his experience of living and studying in Russia.

‘I Can Definitely Recommend HSE University to International Students’

‘I Can Definitely Recommend HSE University to International Students’
Rakib Hassan Pran, from Bangladesh, is currently doing his Master’s in Applied Statistics with Network Analysis at the HSE International Laboratory for Applied Network Research. Before enrolling at HSE, Rakib worked in information security wing of a Bank (Exim Bank BD) in Bangladesh. He got a leave from his job to study at HSE University in Moscow.

From Europe and America to Africa and Australia: International Admissions 2020 Attract Applicants from around the World

From Europe and America to Africa and Australia: International Admissions 2020 Attract Applicants from around the World
Every October, HSE University sums up the results of that year’s international student admissions campaign. This year, due to the pandemic, the University quickly reorganized admissions procedures and began holding all events and consultations remotely. In total, 9,324 students from 156 countries applied to undergraduate and graduate programmes at HSE University. For the 2020/2021 year, HSE welcomed 2,214 students from all over the world to its campuses. This is an 11% increase in international enrollments from last year.

¡Bienvenidos! HSE University Launches Admissions Website in Spanish

¡Bienvenidos! HSE University Launches Admissions Website in Spanish
HSE University continues to expand its online presence with the launch of a Spanish-language admissions website. Now the University is making it even easier for Spanish-speaking students to apply to one of Russia's best universities.

‘Philosophy Isn’t Taught in School. You Have to Gain the Knowledge and Systematize It Yourself’

‘Philosophy Isn’t Taught in School. You Have to Gain the Knowledge and Systematize It Yourself’
Amiran Karatsev won the 2020 HSE Global Scholarship Competition (GSC) in Tajikistan in subjects that are not usually taught in high school: philosophy and psychology. Amiran spoke to HSE News Service about the advantages of participating in person, why some of the Competition tasks have no correct answer, and how to not only effectively prepare for it, but have fun while doing it. Let’s prepare for the 2021 GSC together with 2020 winners!

HSE University in St. Petersburg and UCL Open a New Master's Programme

HSE University in St. Petersburg and UCL Open a New Master's Programme
In the new joint master's programme 'Comparative Russian and Eurasian Politics', which will begin accepting applications in 2021, students will divide their time betwee University College London and HSE University - Saint Petersburg. Upon graduation, students will earn a double degree awarded by both universities. The programme is of interest of those who want to study politics in Russia and the post-Soviet region and gain a deeper knowledge of the area that will equip them for region-related careers or further study at the doctoral level.