Study as Free-Mover
If you want to study with HSE University – St Petersburg as a free-mover, please contact us by the following email: firstname.lastname@example.org stating your interest to study with us. We will provide you with the necessary information and answer any questions you may have.
Tuition & Fees
For free-mover each course is charged at a rate of 6,000 rubles per 1 ECTS . E.g., a 4 ECTS course costs 24,000 rubles. We expect free-mover students take 15 ECTS per semester minimum.
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).
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 participating in extra curriculum activities).
You can download our 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!
See you soon in St Petersburg, the cultural heart of Russia!
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