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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: 11 Pokrovsky blvd., building D, Room 616, Moscow 109028, 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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