Orientation Session

Orientation session usually takes place at the beginning of a semester. In order to adjust to student life, it is essential that you participate in the Orientation Session as it will provide you with information on studying at HSE University, living in Moscow, as well as other useful tips to help you better enjoy your experience in Russia.

Online Orientation Session for Spring 2022 students

Student ID pick-up Days (for physical mobility):

When: we will send you an invitation email with the date

Where: 11 Pokrovsky Boulevard


What to do before:

  1. Upload a scan of your visa to  ASAV profile on https://asav.hse.ru/foreignstud.html (see instruction)
  2. Upload a scan of your migration card to ASAV profile on https://asav.hse.ru/foreignstud.html
  3. Upload a scan of your medical insurance to ASAV profile on https://asav.hse.ru/foreignstud.html (see instruction)
  4.  E-mail a photo/scan or bring one of the following (if you have it): your COVID-19 vaccination certificate (any vaccine) or a medical certificate confirming that you have had COVID-19 withih the past 6 months
  5. E-mail your registration slip to international.study@hse.ru (if you are staying in a rented apartment)


  1. Pick up your Student ID and a welcome pack
  2. Sign an arrival form and a consent for personal data processing


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
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