As of June 16, 2020, several changes to Russian migration law have taken effect. Below are answers to some of the frequently asked questions about visas and registration for international students who are continuing or completing their studies at HSE University.
The Global Scholarship Competition has become a traditional HSE event for international applicants. GSC winners can get full tuition fee waivers, partial scholarships as well as tuition discounts up to 75%, and are exempt from entrance tests.
HSE University took 31st place in the QS Top 50 Under 50 Ranking, climbing seven places, even in the face of the growing competition in the higher tier of this ranking.
In late May, the HSE campus in St. Petersburg finalized negotiations with three foreign partner universities to launch three new double degree tracks at the Master’s level.
17% of HSE’s spring-summer session exams will be administered with proctoring software that ensures the integrity of online assessment. Read on to learn how proctoring software is used at HSE University and what its advantages are over traditional in-person monitoring in the classroom.
In the event of unfavorable conditions or border closures due to the pandemic, HSE University will be organizing online learning with mandatory support from professors for newly enrolled international students. To do this, the University has all the required infrastructure.
What is happening in these difficult times is undoubtedly a challenge for the education sector in general, but especially for international education. We admire the courage and creativity of our colleagues and students from all over the world, not only for staying home but also for staying curious and keeping their thirst for knowledge. The closure of the state border should not become an obstacle to the acquisition of new knowledge and cultural exchange experience. Like many other educational projects, we came to a responsible decision to move Saint Petersburg HSE Summer School online.
HSE University – St Petersburg is currently operating remotely. Still, the university team is dedicated to preserving the quality of all academic and administrative processes, and international student admissions is not an exception. Both full-time and exchange programme applications will continue to accepted in the usual manner.
‘Internationalization for International Students' : What Changes Have Taken Place since the Conference
In light of the latest events, we all want to receive good news sometimes. Therefore, we decided to share with you how the conference 'Internationalization for International Students', which was held on December 13, 2019, has already positively impacted students’ lives.
The conference gathered both international students and representatives of the university administration and became a platform for discussion and exchange of views. It allowed the university staff to speak about the activities of their units and explain how they might be useful to international students. Students, in turn, shared their vision of what improvements could be implemented with their involvement.