HSE University Has Begun Accepting Applications For Studying from Foreign Citizens
Foreign citizens and stateless persons who would like to apply for Bachelor's or Master's programmes at HSE Perm in 2020 can now apply online.
HSE is one of the largest Russian universities that educates students at the main educational Bachelor's and Master's programmes. HSE university traditionally attracts students both from the post-Soviet space and from far-abroad countries - for example, in 2019, foreign students from Morocco, Syria and Ghana were first accepted to the Perm campus. Despite the fact that the university has the word “economics” in its name, HSE has become a multidisciplinary university: there are such fields as software engineering, history, law, museum and event management and much more. Having entered the Higher School of Economics in Perm, you can study not only in Russian - at the university many disciplines are taught in English, English-language modules for foreign students are being developed.
In addition, numerous international agreements allow HSE students to join exchange programmes at top universities around the world.
Also HSE has modern infrastructure and comfortable studyingconditions. Most of the HSE buildings in Perm are within walking distance one from other.
How to choose your educational programme?
Detailed information on how to choose a Bachelor's programme and a Master's programme is available to foreign applicants on the HSE Perm website .
How to apply for Bachelor's?
Applicants currently have two entry paths:
1. According to the results of the Global Scholarship Competition. The Olympiad for applicants in 2020 ended in October 2019, the results will appear in mid-December 2019, but now you can choose the programme and campus of the Higher School of Economics, where you would like to study.
2. Based on the results of entrance tests (applicants must pass at least two exams in person or remotely). Please note that you can apply for no more than two programmes. You can choose programmes in any of the 4 campuses of the Higher School of Economics: Moscow, Perm, St. Petersburg, Nizhny Novgorod.
To apply you need to register in the personal account of a foreign applicant, there you should pick the programmes of interest and choose a convenient option for writing entrance examinations.
How to apply for Master's?
At the moment, one of the channels for admission to the graduate programmes is the portfolio contest.
To apply you need to register in the personal account of a foreign applicant, pick the programmes of interest and upload the portfolio. Please note that you can apply for no more than two programmes. You can choose programmes in any of the 4 campuses of the Higher School of Economics: Moscow, Perm, St. Petersburg, Nizhny Novgorod.
How to get financial support?
Some international students study at the HSE with a scholarship that can cover from 25% to 100% of the cost of training.
You can read more about discounts at the Bachelor's programmes here, at the Master's here.
The size of the scholarship depends on the results of participation in the Olympiads, on the number of points of the tests or on the results of the portfolio assessment. The scholarship is maintained for the entire period of study, provided that foreign citizens meet the criteria for successful study.
Where will I live?
HSE provides dormitories to all international students. HSE Perm has 2 modern dormitories equipped with everything necessary for a comfortable stay, including Wi-Fi. The cost of living does not exceed 600 rubles per month.
Who to contact for more information?
Employees of the International Office are always ready to answer questions from applicants and their parents, help with choosing a professional trajectory and tell not only about scholarships, but also about student life in HSE university.
We started a new admission campaign for foreign citizens on November 1, the first applications are already being received. Every year the number of students from abroad increases at HSE Perm. Geography is growing from year to year, and we set ambitious goals for recruiting in the 2020/2021 academic year. The HSE Perm campus has a comprehensive approach to attracting foreign applicants; educational products are being developed that will be of interest not only to the Russian-speaking audience, but also to applicants from far-abroad. The choice of the main educational programmes of the campus is growing from year to year, in the new academic year a new Master's programme “Digital Methods in the Humanities” opens. The staff of the International Office is always happy to help foreign applicants with the choice of programmes and preparation for admissions.
Working hours of the International Office: 9.30 a.m. – 6.00 p.m. from Monday to Friday.
Address: Perm, 38 Studencheskaya street, office 205
Phone: +7 (342) 254-41-64
WhatsApp: +7 (919) 486-61-31
Dmitriy V. Kashin
Head of the International Office at HSE Perm