Moscow: Semester at HSE

Study Abroad

The Higher School of Economics (HSE) is one of Russia's best respected and most modern institutions for studying a range of topics. Classes available in English include Russian Studies (including history, literature, language, and other topics), economics, computer science, sociology, math, and much more.

You will take advantage of the wide intellectual and cultural resources of Moscow in a hands-on program designed to give you broad perspectives on Russian history, geography, international relations, economics, politics, and demographics. This ambitious program is for students seeking to gain a practical understanding of Russia for use in business, government, or academia.


Cultural Program

Host Institution, Housing, and Location

Research, Volunteering

Transcripts and Credit Transfer

Scholarships and Grants

Budget Breakdown


Russian and English
Moscow, Russia
Spring, Fall
Business & Economics, History, International Relations, Journalism, Law, Russian Language, Sociology


  • GPA of 2.5 or higher
  • 18 years of age at time of application

Dates & Costs

  • Spring 2020
    Year: 2020 Spring
    Dates: 25 January 2020 - 31 May 2020
    Application Deadline: 15 October 2019
    Cost: $11,995
  • Fall 2020
    Year: 2020 Fall
    Dates: 20 August 2020 - 20 December 2020
    Application Deadline: 15 May 2020
    Cost: $11,995

Program Inclusions

Tuition, accommodation, visa and registration, pre-departure information, roundtrip airport transfers, cultural programming, health and emergency insurance, use of a mobile telephone for duration of program, and SRAS in-country support.