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Graduate Programmes

Admission Tracks

There are three admission tracks available for international applicants, which complement one another.

International Admissions

International applicants to the graduate programmes must complete and submit an application from November 1, 2023 till August 11, 2024.

Applicants are required to submit portfolio and have an interview (online or on-campus).

All applicants have the opportunity to be enrolled as a self-paid student or get a full-tuition or a partial-tuition (up to 50%) scholarship.

Competitions / Olympiads 

Graduate international applicants are welcomed to take part in the following competitions:

 Winners have the opportunity to get a full- or a partial-tuition scholarship.

General Admission (limited eligibility)

Certain categories of international applicants are eligible to apply for a state-funded seats:

  • Citizens of Belarus, Kazakhstan, Tajikistan and Kyrgyzstan (national passport must be provided).
  • Citizens of Azerbaijan, Armenia, Georgia, Moldova, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan and Ukraine permanently residing in Russia (permanent residence document must be provided).
  • Compatriots living abroad (Compatriot status confirmation must be provided according to the Federal Law N99 dated 24.05.1999).

Under the general admission international applicants compete with Russian applicants and have to take entrance examination in English and interview.

How to apply

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Russian Language Course

The Russian language at HSE University - Nizhny Novgorod is a set of courses with the highest quality of training. We provide our students with the solid knowledge and prepare them for admission to degree programmes taught in Russian.


More about Russian Language





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George Balashov

Отдел международных связей (Нижний Новгород): Ведущий эксперт

Anna Shilovskaia

Отдел международных связей (Нижний Новгород): Начальник отдела