Accommodation for all international students in dormitories is organized by the Student Housing Unit. You can always contact them:

Tel.: +7 (812) 644-59-11 (ext. 61755; 61736; 61740);


HSE University in St. Petersburg operates dormitories at the following addresses:

21 Shevchenko Ulitsa, Building 1 (Primorskaya metro station) — 324 spaces;

21A Zaporozhskaya Ulitsa (Obukhovo metro station) — 496 spaces;

14 Vitebskaya Ulitsa (Sadovaya and Narvskaya metro stations) — 172 spaces;

29 Lensoveta Ulitsa (Moskovskaya metro station) — 324 spaces;

12 Serpuhovskaya Ulitsa (Technologichesky Institut metro station) — 150 spaces.

In addition, HSE University in St. Petersburg rents places for student accommodation at dormitories located at:

16 Novoizmailovsky Prospekt (Student City, Park Pobedy Metro Station) – 300 spaces;

13A Gerasimovskaya Ulitsa — 148 spaces; 

37 Kurlyandskaya Ulitsa — 122 spaces; 

19 Sedova Ulitsa, Korpus 3, 4 and 6— 80 spaces; 

13 Krasnogo Tekstilschika Ulitsa — 90 spaces; 

4 Vozrozhdeniya Ulitsa (Aliot Hotel) — 240 spaces. 

HSE University in St. Petersburg guarantees the provision of accommodation to all international students pursuing full-time (face-to-face) studies, either in its own or rented dormitories.

A list of documents necessary for checking in to a dorm can be found here.

International students must always get registered at their place of residence. You can find out what you need to do if you reside at an HSE University dormitory here.

Students who come to study in St. Petersburg from other towns and are entitled to benefits (in line with Part 4 Art 39 and Part 5 Art 36 of the law “On Education in the Russian Federation”) have priority rights to placement at student dorms.

During their senior years of study (years three through five of Bachelor’s studies and second year of Master’s studies), students living in rented dormitories may be transferred to HSE University-St. Petersburg’s own dormitories. For this, when an announcement for dorm spaces available for move is posted, you need to submit an application with your request for transfer here.

Of course, HSE University-St. Petersburg’s dormitories have rooms for temporary guest accommodation – if your parents wish to visit, you don’t have to worry about their accommodation. However, bear in mind that you should book these temporary spaces as early as possible.  

Payment methods

Option 1 (old fashion):

  • Get a printed receipt from the dormitory administration;
  • Go to the bank with the receipt and pay in cash or by card;
  • Bring the receipt with payment confirmation back to the administration.

Option 2 (like Russians do):

  • Get a bank account at Sberbank
  • Pay via Sberbank website or mobile app;
  • Send payment confirmation to dormitory administration.

Option 3 (website):

  • Go to;
  • Fill in the required fields;
  • Pay by card;
  • Save the electronic receipt and send it to the dormitory administration.

Cafeteria Services

Each HSE University building has its own cafeteria, where you can get a full meal or just a snack.

Our cafeteria staff are always happy to answer your questions. If you have any comments or ideas, please share them by using the Student Council’s Hotline.

In addition, every campus has its own Sloi cafe, where you can sample our freshly brewed coffee and try our various desserts, pastry and sandwiches.

While on campus at 3 Kantemirovskaya, you can visit the Mouse Tail coffee shop. Or, you can stop by at the same building for some informal dining at Greenbox, which is also located at 123 Naberezhnaya Kanal Griboedova.