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International Admissions to HSE Nizhny Novgorod

If you require a visa to enter Russian Federation, follow the application scheme outline below:

Since October 15, 2018, foreign citizens may apply for the 2019/2020 academic year for a master's degree to participate in the admission campaign. Master’s programmes offer both, state-funded places (tuition waiver under an established quota) and fee-paying places.

Before applying for graduate programmes to HSE in Nizhny Novgorod, we recommend you reading the full list of master's programmes. Where can you find it?

The most convenient way to choose from a variety of programmmes is to use the programme catalog (https://www.hse.ru/en/education/#magister). It’s easy, because it lists all master’s programmes, which can be presented by HSE campus, fields of study, language of instruction, etc. If you wish to learn more about a specific programme, please, visit the programme’s website by using links provided on the catalog page.

Before arriving in Nizhny Novgorod:

1.   Complete the transfer of your documents.

2.   Legalize academic credentials (degree/high school certificates/diplomas).

The specific legalization procedure will depend on the country where your diploma was issued. Please refer to this page for a full list of countries and relevant legalization requirements. Each country may have its own legalization terms and conditions.

3.   Make your academic credentials recognized in Russia.

To make them recognized you should complete an Application form for the recognition of foreign education. Once you have received the original of your degree/high school certificate and obtained its notarized translation into Russian (if applicable), please submit an application for the recognition of your academic credentials via your personal account on the HSE website. If you have any questions regarding recognition, please contact us at recognition@hse.ru.

Information on recognition of foreign academic credentials by HSE 

IMPORTANT! Recognition procedure is mandatory for all foreign citizens applying to HSEand is offered free of charge. If you have a Russian high school/degree certificate issued by a Russian academic institution, you are still required to submit an application for recognition of academic credentials.

Any questions? Ask: enternn@hse.ru

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