How to Apply

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Admission requirements

The programme candidates must hold a bachelor's degree or its equivalent. The University offers help with the validation of diplomas for the Russian education system. Applicants will receive a personal conditional offer upon successful evaluation of the application package.

All students must undergo the English Test at HSE or have proven English language proficiency before enrolling and must provide an English Language Proficiency Certificate. Applicants who are graduates of bachelor’s programs, for which the official language of instruction was English, are exempt from providing a language certificate. The program implies substantial amounts of coursework in English.

For candidates with no background in psychology the program offers introductory courses at the beginning of instruction.

We are looking for candidates with a Bachelor's degree in psychology, neuroscience, mathematics, language studies or other related fields.

Candidates must provide all records under the general HSE admission requirements and any additional application materials including:

  • application for admission to the Master's program;
  • certificates to show winning or participation in research study competitions and student competitions;
  • diplomas and certificates of continuing education, English proficiency, any additional awards;
  • electronic or paper copies of any coursework or scientific papers, including published materials.

To evaluate the applicants' English proficiency we use the test scores on the International English proficiency tests.