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Campus in Saint Petersburg vision user

Being a part of the Higher School of Economics, HSE St. Petersburg is one of the leading universities in Russia, an international knowledge hub, and a strong research centre in economic, political, social and management sciences. The years 2015-2017 saw the rise of international student applications in 14 times, and the number of accepted students increased by 47% (61 to 115). HSE St. Petersburg offers 11 Bachelor’s programmes, including 3 100% English-taught, as well as 15 Master’s studies, including 5 programmes fully in English.

Non-degree Studies

HSE - Saint Petersburg in Facts & Figures

5090 undergraduate and graduate students
9% international students
9:1 student-to-faculty ratio
25 full-time degree programmes
3 Bachelor's programmes in English
5 Master's programmes in English

Our unique features — your advantage

Modern and rigourous curricula for great employability or academic career
Comprehensive research under supervision of top international faculty
Truly international community and most friendly on-campus environment
Spectacular city of St. Petersburg and state-of-the-art facilities and dormitory
Outstanding pastoral care — feel the difference of a medium-size campus
International partnerships and exchange opportunities with 30+ countries


Student Life

Dormitory and Housing

2017 National Competition Russia’s best student accommodation winner

Student Voices

Find out more about the life of international students at HSE

Life in St. Petersburg

Practical information about living in St. Petersburg

Frequent Asked Questions

Do I need to submit English-language proficiency tests?

Non-native English speakers must submit TOEFL, IELTS, or CAE test results (from no more than two years prior to the the application submission). Native English speakers, as well as students who have previously completed an entire degree exclusively in English, do not need to submit proof of their English ability.


Email: iadmission-spb@hse.ru

Address: Room 331, 3A Kantemirovskaya street, St. Petersburg 194100

Phone: +7 812 644 59 11 ext. 61583, 61245

Hours: 10:00-19:00, Monday-Friday

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