Exchange students from partner universities
If your home university is among the list of partner universities, you are welcome to apply for studying as an exchange student at HSE University St – Petersburg (as well as other HSE campuses – Moscow, Perm and Ninny Novgorod).
Please apply to the International Office of your home university, stating your interest in studying with us. International mobility coordinators at your home university will provide you with detailed information on how your institution can support your application to study at our university.
Tuition & Fees
For students nominated by HSE University Saint-Petersburg partner universities study as tuition fee waivers.
Thinking about joining us for the next semester? Early planning is important! Please note that our nomination deadline is 15 May for the Fall semester, and 15 October for the Spring semester. However, if you have missed the deadline, please contact us and we will see what can be done (but please bear in mind that obtaining a Russian study visa may take up to 1 month). After being nominated by your home university and end of nomination period (15th of May), we will send out the needed links and information on the application and registration to your personal emails.
As an international student at HSE University St. Petersburg, you will be able to choose from a wide range of undergraduate and graduate courses taught in English. If you are fluent in Russian, you will also have access to courses taught in Russian.
Courses typically last 2-3 months, although there are a few courses (consisting of 6 ECTS) that last 4–6 months. The majority of courses are taught by HSE faculty, with several courses taught by international staff. We support diversity in our university and firmly believe in the unique value of international and intercultural learning. Time spent studying abroad will pay dividends in making you more competitive in the job market and providing access to international research opportunities. You will gain insights not only from your classes but through interacting with HSE students (including through the Erasmus Student Network HSE St. Petersburg and by participating in Student Life activities).
Please, download the recent Fact Sheet for exchange students to learn more about studies at HSE University St. Petersburg.
There is also a Survival Guide where you will find a lot of helpful and useful details on your arrival to St Petersburg!
Inbound Mobility Regulation (available in Russian only)
See you soon in St Petersburg, the cultural heart of Russia!
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