Study HSE in Russia

Study HSE in Russia

Universities in Russia offer international students to get a popular and currently much-in-demand profession of a health, safety and environment (HSE) engineer.

Upon completion of the study, graduates get Bachelor's or Master's degrees according to the chosen programme and the training period.

Those wishing to obtain a higher degree upon completion of the master’s programme can enrol for postgraduate studies at various universities. Choose you university programme on environmental protection and safety, technical safety and natural resource management:

  • Saint Petersburg Electrotechnical University "LETI" – Urban Environmental Safety (Bachelor). Full-time form of study for 4 years. Basis tuition fee is RUB 157 000 (USD2616)/year. Education programme include studying of modern environment human safety, technogeneous effects reduce, technological disasters prediction and maitanence, negative anthropogenic impact protection etc.
  • National Research Nuclear University MEPhI (Moscow Engineering Physics Institute) – Radiation medical physics/ Bachelor's degree at the Nuclear Physics and Technologies, 4 years course, RUB 316 290 (USD5271)/semester. Programme focused on radiation medicine, its methods and human health effects, include human's anatomy, physiology, biochemistry, cell ‘s bioenergetics studying ant big part of research practice in SIC "Kurchatov Institute", FGBI "FNKTS DGOI of Dmitry Rogachev" (Moscow) and other partners organizations.
  • Peoples' Friendship University of Russia – Environmental Management Ecological Safety Expertise. Master's degree program with availability of free education an scours in English. Duration is 2 year, basic tuition fee is RUB 189 000/year for CIS students and USD 2 500/year for International students. Focused on study environmental marketing & management, ecological Law, environment maps research and assessment, safety mining, environmental risks monitoring etc.
  • Kazan Federal University for Master’s degree offer Ecology and Nature Use Management Programme. Graduators get MES Degree with following knowledge: humans environment adjust research, math modeling for statistical analysis in HSE, cartographical research’s technologies and competences, natural resources’ regional strategy of management and many others. Practice can be taken in partners Evergreen State College (USA, WA) and Massaric University (Czech Republic, Brno) Universities. Tuition fee is about USD 2785 per year.

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The full list is available here. Major universities provide English-reading programmes. For applicants who have no or a loose command of the Russian language, there is a possibility to pass a preparatory course with the profound studying of the language and sciences required to continue studies in their chosen field.

Study abroad in Russian universities gives a chance to the international students to get a quality education cheaper than in Europe. The average cost of future HSE specialists programme in Russian universities will vary depending on the university status and the study period: from 1,100 euros per year for Bachelor’s programmes in regional universities to $3,440 for postgraduate study in RUDN University in Moscow.

The preparatory course with language study will cost about $2,100 per year on average for an applicant from abroad. The Russian Government provides government scholarships to part of the students to study: having received it, you can enrol at the university at a state-funded place with education being free.

Health, safety and environment is a field of study which is in demand. Graduates qualify to work in Europe, Asia and America, and knowledge of Russian helps finding employment in projects implemented with the participation of Russia. Professional activity is: safety provision of a human in the modern world, minimization of technogeneous impact on the environment, life and health maintenance for human being at the modern technical means, environment protection.


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