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Sports at HSE

HSE Sport Facilties are offered at most of the dormitories and also in the campus building on Bolshoy Trekhsvyatitelskiy per. 3.

In order to join any HSE Sport club a student must present a medical certificate from a physician proving that the student’s health allows doing sports.  

If you have any questions regarding joining sports at the HSE, contact Andrey Trusov at atrusov761@gmail.com 

If you read Russian, you can also check the HSE Sports website or the HSE Students Sport Club VK page

A number of sport clubs for faculty and students operate at HSE:

  • The HSE Chess Club welcomes professionals, amateurs, beginners and everyone else who loves this ancient game . Members of the club participate in tournaments (blitz, classic), workshops with well-known players, simultaneous chess displays and can take classes for beginners. For details, please contact Aikaz Avetuntsi at avetunci.haykaz@gmail.com or call +7 (916) 109 43 40.
  • The MIEM Club for Athletic Tourism organizes camping trips that include hiking, climbing, rafting, skiing; competitions; hiking weekends; and classes in the school of athletic tourism. Please contact the club at info@tkmiem.ru for more information.
  • The HSE Yacht Club offers training for sports qualifications of a yachtsman-racer, retraining and advanced training courses. All certificates are international and offer the opportunity to travel by water on your own throughout the world! Please send your inquiries to yachting2011@gmail.com or info@ecole-de-voile.ru.
  • At the Sengenkan Aikido Club you will learn basic movements and techniques of Aikido, a Japanese martial art developed and used mainly for self-defense, where balance and flexibility of your body are much more important than physical strength. Sengenkan Aikido does not involve meditation classes, and does not teach on the philosophical and religious aspects of Budo. The language of the club is English as the trainer, Kevin Cancellaro, is an English teacher in a joint Bachelor’s programme at HSE and NES. Contact Kevin Cancellaro at kcancellaro@nes.ru or Danil Yachmenev at dyachmenev@nes.ru for details.

HSE students and staff take part in regular sports competitions and festivals, such as the Moscow Student Games, Spartakiada Festival, and HSE football games.