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Dear friends,

On this page, we have compiled all the latest updates related to the coronavirus outbreak for HSE community members. The page will continue to be updated as new information becomes available.

Take care of yourself and stay safe!

Contacts and Assistance

HSE St. Petersburg Coordination and Information Centre


Lydia Koshkina, Head of the International Student Support Office

E-mail: lkoshkina@hse.ru 

Phone: 8 (812) 644-59-11, ext. 61748

Mobile phone: +7 911 229-46-79

Address: Room 215, 123 Kanala Griboedova Embankment, St. Petersburg

HSE St. Petersburg Medical Office


Olga Ostrovskaya, Head of the Medical Office

Phone: +7 905 280 95 10

Address: Room 115, 17 Promyshlennaya Street, Saint Petersburg

Information about the Medical Office (in Russian)

NB! If you experience any signs of infection disease  (fever, cough, etc.) seek medical help at home by calling a medical professional. Please do not visit any medical centre!

Psychologist's Office

At the Psychologist’s office, students and employees can get counselling and psychological support. 

Distance Learning

Office of Degree Programmes HSE – Saint-Petersburg provides organisational and methodology support for teaching and learning. 

Useful Information


Maria Shvets, psychologist of the HSE Psychological Counselling Centre gives some advice on handling relationships and conflicts during self-isolation.
April 14
Distance learning at the university will resume on April 6
April 03
All HSE students and graduate students will have the week from March 28 to April 5, 2020, off. HSE Rector Yaroslav Kuzminov has signed the relevant order.
March 27
Five questions to discuss with yourself
March 24
HSE Rector Yaroslav Kuzminov signed the order 'On Measures to Support Students Living in Dormitories'.
March 20
Navigating the 24-hour news cycle with a critical eye is important regardless of whether one is currently in a crisis situation or not. However, extreme circumstances make careful news consumption all the more important. Especially when an abundance of information and the convenience of mobile technology makes any reader not only a consumer but a producer and distributor of mass media as well.
March 17
With the goal of minimizing the public health risk to our campus community related to the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak, all in-person classes will be suspended at HSE University – St Petersburg starting March 17, 2020 until further notice.
March 16
Everything Students and Employees Need to Know about HSE’s Precautionary Measures against the Spread of Coronavirus
March 14
Self-Isolation, Trip Cancellations, and Temperature Screenings
March 12