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Pre-departure Checklist

STEPS TO TAKE BEFORE YOU LEAVE YOUR COUNTRY

  • Apply for and receive a student visa at a Russian consulate or visa center in your home country (single-entry visa; 90 days duration)
  • Important: Check that the date of your departure does not precede the start date of your visa
  • Enroll for a health insurance plan valid in Russia or decide which medical insurance to apply for in Russia
  • Get a medical certificate (download the form) signed and stamped by your physician in order to check into the dormitory
  • Let us know by e-mail whether you need dormitory accommodation
  • Check directions to the HSE dormitory or any other place of accommodation
  • Plan to arrive in Perm in time for the Orientation session and the start of the semester
  • Check Russian customs regulations and your airline luggage regulations
  • Check the location of your faculty and other HSE buildings 
  • Check how to get to the city from the airport (taxi)
  • Get acquainted with the Dormitory Internal Rules and Tenancy Agreement
  • Check with your bank the maximun cash amount you can withdraw in Russia; make an estimate of possible expenses;
  • Check the Practical Issues Section of the website for useful tips
  • Make sure to have enough battery power on all your devices upon arrival to Perm

 

WHAT TO TAKE WITH YOU

1) Valid passport with visa
2) Health certificate signed and stamped by a physician (to check into the dormitory)
3) Photocopies to have in your carry-on luggage: passport ID page, passport visa page, letter of referral from the Ministry of Education and Science (quota full-degree students), study contract (if applicable)
4) HSE acceptance letter
5) Full-degree students only : legalized original diploma and transcript (Master programme students), letter of referral from the Ministry of Education and Science (quota scheme students),study contract (fee-paying degree students), all the translated documents you will be expected to submit at HSE
6) 4 passport-size (3cm x 4cm) photos on a mat paper
7) Contacts of your programme manager / exchange coordinator
8) Contact details for your embassy/consulate/diplomatic mission in Russia
9) Copies of all the documents to put into your carry-on luggage

 

 


 

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