The Federal Quota Competition has started
Foreign citizens, stateless persons, and Russian nationals residing abroad, who hold a Master’s or Specialist degree, may participate in the Quota Scheme for doctoral programmes.
Applications to state-funded places are accepted from February 1 till March 31, 2018.
Applications will be reviewed by HSE Doctoral schools during the competitive selection stage on April 3-14, 2018.
Accepted candidates must provide documents required for admission to HSE before May 31, 2018.
More information about Federal Quota Scheme
If you are a foreign citizen who can not be accepted to a common competition for budget places with a Russian citizens * (see below), we recommend you to participate in the Federal Quota Scheme for international students. It is the only opportunity to study in the doctoral school of the Higher School of Economics without paying the cost of training.
*Categories of foreign citizens who can be accepted to a common competition for budget places with a Russian citizens:
A) persons having the citizenship of Belarus, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan;
B) stateless persons (having a residence permit in the Russian Federation);
C) compatriots living abroad (in accordance with Article 17 of the Federal Law No. 99-FZ of 24.05.1999 "On the State Policy of the Russian Federation with Respect to Compatriots Abroad"). Documents confirming the status of compatriot: any document of the applicant or close relative (mother, father, grandmother, grandfather, confirming the birth in the USSR or residence in the USSR - passport, birth certificate).
More information about admission of foreing candidates: Admission Physics 2018.pdf