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Important announcements 1
2019-09-19
From September 24, international students will be accepted for admission at Pokrovsky Boulevard 11, 6th floor (for students under tution-free - room D617; for students under fees - room D621).
During the period from 19th to 20th of September and on 23th of September, international students will not be admitted.

Recognition of International Exam Results

If you have an international certificate in English and/or Mathematics, the results of these examinations can be recognized by HSE and used instead of HSE internal examinations. 

The following international exams are recognized:

English language

  • International English Language Testing System (IELTS)
  • iBT Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL)
  • Cambridge Certificate of Proficiency in English (CPE)
  • Cambridge Certificate of Advanced English (CAE)
  • Business English Certificate Higher (Bec H)

Mathematics

  • Advanced Placement Test in Calculus AB or Calculus BC
  • Advanced Level (A-Level) Mathematics or Further Mathematics
  • International Baccalaureate (IB) (Mathematics, standard level/higher level, Further Mathematics, higher level)

To apply for recognition of your certificate send a request to Int_exam@hse.ru and wait for a notification that your request has been accepted.

You should then send a request to the organization that administers the international exam for the certificate to be sent to HSE at: 13 Myasnitskaya Ulitsa, Building 4, Room 112, Moscow, 101000, Russia, Valeria Kupina. Alternatively, certificates can be sent to HSE via email at Int_exam@hse.ru.

Conversion Chart:

HSE'S 100-POINT SCALE

GRADE ON INTERNATIONAL EXAMS IN MATHEMATICS

Advanced Placement Test

International Baccalaureate

A-Level

100

7

A*

85

 

6

 

80

4

 

A

70

 

5

B

60

3

4

C

50 

 

3

D

40

2

2

E

30 

 

 

 

20

1

1

 

 

HSE'S 100-POINT SCALE

INTERNATIONAL EXAMS IN ENGLISH 

International English Language Testing System, Аcademic (IELTS)

Business English Certificate, Higher

(BEC H)

Cambridge English: Advanced (САЕ)

Cambridge English: Proficiency (CPE)

Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL IBT)

100

 ≥ 7,5

Grade A

Grade A

Grade A/B/C

110-120

90

7

Grade В

Grade B

 

100

80

6,5

Grade С

Grade C

 

90

70

6

 

 

 

80

60

5,5

 

 

 

70

50 

5

 

 

 

60

40

4,5

 

 

 

50

30 

4

 

 

 

40

20

3

 

 

 

30

10

2

 

 

 

20

0

1

 

 

 

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