Study Economics and Social Sciences at HSE University, Russia

Deadline: 1 February 2017
Open to: international students holding bachelor’s degree
Scholarship: covers full cost of tuition and subsidized accommodation at HSE dormitoriecs


HSE University is one of the top universities in Russia and one of the leaders in Eastern Europe and Eurasia in economics and social sciences. Their students come from all over the world to study in English or Russian in Bachelor’s, Master’s, and non-degree programmes. Applications are currently being accepted for full-tuition scholarships to study at National Research University, Higher School of Economics in the field of Computer Science, Economics, Humanities, International Affairs, Management, Mathematics, Social Sciences both in Moscow and St. Petersburg.


  • You must already hold a Bachelor’s degree or earn one before the program start date (September 2017);
  • If English is not your native language, IELTS or TOEFL exams are required to demonstrate you proficiency.


Scholarships cover the full cost of tuition for Master’s programs over the course of two years and a subsidized accommodation at HSE dormitories available for around USD 22 per month.

How to apply?

In order to apply please fill the online application.

Also, you will need to submit the following documents:

  • Scan of the first page of your passport;
  • Abstract of your undergraduate thesis;
  • Scan of your diplomas and academic transcripts (if you have not yet received your Bachelor’s diploma, please include an official copy of your most recent academic transcript);
  • Letter of motivation (describing your reasons for applying in the context of your long-term career goals and background, 500 words);
  • Resume/CV (including information about your education, professional, and research experience, as well as language proficiency and other skills);
  • Exam results confirming language proficiency (optional).
For more information, please see the official call.

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