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Applying to Undergraduate Programmes at HSE

Step 4. Prepare Your Documents

Congratulations on your acceptance to HSE!

for scholarship candidates
for fee-paying candidates

Final decision on granting you a scholarship is made by the Ministry of Education and Science of the Russian Federation. Your scholarship package for the Ministry must include the following documents in hard copy:

1. ORIGINAL Scholarship Application completed in English with a picture in the upper right corner (3×4 cm, color or black and white on matte paper) signed by the applicant. You can download the form and guidelines here.

2. Your diploma(s) COPY with supplements indicating the subjects studied and marks (grades) received. If you have not yet received your bachelor’s diploma at the time of submission, you can send an official academic transcript (with grades) that reflects the entire period that you have studied at that institution. Documents must be translated and certified by an official notary/translation service.

3. Standard general medical certificate COPY confirming that you are medically fit. Document must be translated and certified by an official notary/translation service.

4. Medical certificate COPY indicating HIV test results. Document must be translated and certified by an official notary/translation service.

5. Passport COPY you will use when applying for your Russian visa. Document must be translated and certified by an official notary/translation service. 

Required Documents:

1. COPY: Completed and signed Consent for Processing of Personal Data for applicants of full legal age (18+) and for minors (up to 14 years) and under age persons (up to 18 years)

2. Translated and notarized COPY of the passport you will use when applying for your Russian visa. Please note: The expiration date must be no earlier than 18 months from your anticipated arrival date. 

3. A translated and officially legalized COPY of your diploma with transcript indicating the subjects studied and marks/grades received. If you have not yet received your diploma at the time of submission, you can send an official academic transcript (with grades) that reflects the entire period that you have studied at that institution.

Please send us only copies of the officially translated and certified documents to the following address no later than July 1, 2018:

Higher School of Economics,

Attn: International Admissions Office

Tel.: +7 (495) 772-95-90 #22807

Office 105, 13/4, Mysnitskaya str., Moscow 101000, Russian Federation

We strongly urge you to use private express delivery services, such as Fedex, UPS or DHL. Please make sure to note the tracking number for each mailing.

Contract examples

Before coming to HSE you can review our standard agreement for fee-paying students:

Bachelor's programmes

Please also send digital copies of each document, including individual photo (Photo_Your surname.jpg) to inter_doc@hse.ru. All digital copies should be sent as individual pdf file and be titled as follows: “Document name_Your surname”.

NEW! Please also attache the following copies in a special section of your personal account - "Сonfirmation of recommendation" 

Please also send digital copies of each document, including individual photo (Photo_Your surname.jpg) to inter_doc@hse.ru. All digital copies should be sent as individual pdf file and be titled as follows: “Document name_Your surname”.

NEW! Please also attache the following copies in a special section of your personal account - "Сonfirmation of recommendation"