Preparatory Year

Higher School of Economics

Program Description

Preparatory Year

Higher School of Economics

For international students who want to study in Russian-taught bachelor’s or master’s programs but have limited or no prior knowledge of the language, Preparatory Year provides intensive training.

After covering the foundations of Russian, the program is divided into tracks devoted to humanities, economics, and technology and engineering. On successfully completing Preparatory Year, students can apply for full-tuition scholarships to HSE’s Russian-taught programs.

Duration: October 2016 - June 2017 (32 weeks)

Deadline: August 15, 2016

Fee: 135,000 rubles

Students who complete the program possess:

  • Sufficient Russian language proficiency to study in their chosen undergraduate or graduate program and the ability to communicate in professional and social situations
  • For further information, please e-mail: (subject ‘for POB’)

    This school offers programs in:
    • English

    Last updated January 20, 2017
    Duration & Price
    This course is Campus based
    Start Date
    Start date
    Oct. 2017
    32 weeks
    Full time
    135,000 RUB
    Start date Oct. 2017
    Russia Moscow
    Application deadline Request Info
    End date Request Info
    Duration 32 weeks
    Price 135,000 RUB
    135,000 rubles