International Students Dormitories

Is there a dormitory for international students at the university?

For students admitted to state-funded places, i.e. with a 100% scholarship from the Russian government ('quotas'), the distribution model will not change. These students will be accommodated in the HSE dormitories as before. The average dormitory fee is 2,000 Russian rubles per month.

Full scholarship recipients will be able to find information about their HSE University dormitory assignment in their online Bachelor's or Master's accounts no earlier than August 16, 2021.

Students who come to HSE University on academic mobility programmes will also be accommodated in one of HSE dormitories.

Fee-paying students and students with partial grants will be able to participate in the new student housing programme, which will provide assistance with finding an apartment or room for rent, and, if necessary, roommate pairing. Details are available on the My HSE House website.

Is the dormitory far from academic buildings?
  • Dormitories in Moscow ≈ 25-40 min journey.
  • Dormitories in Moscow Region ≈ 1 hr journey.
How many people live in one room? 2-3 people
Where are the facilities situated (shower, WC)?
  • In hostel-type dormitories – on each floor;
  • In certain hostel-type dormitories where rooms are organized in sections, there is a bathroom and a WC per each section (typically, there are 2-4 rooms in a section);
  • In dormitories with flats – in each flat.
Where is the kitchen situated? Is it equipped with home appliances and utensils
  • In hostel-type dormitories – on each floor;
  • In dormitories with flats – in each flat.

The kitchens are equipped with:

  • In hostel-type dormitories – electric stoves and microwaves. There is a fridge in every room;
  • In dormitories with flats – fully equipped kitchens with electric stoves, fridges, microwaves, and cupboards. 
What does university provide for students when they move in? As the students check in, they get the following set of furniture: a closet per each student, a night stand, a bed, a desk, a chair, a book shelf, and a hanger for outdoor clothes. Student also received the bedding which includes a mattress, a pillow, a blanket, a set of bedclothes.
Is there Wi-Fi at the dormitory? There is a free WiFi network open to all students at each dormitory. Each student has access to an e-library, which is the biggest among Russian universities
Does the dorm building have additional facilities?
  • In hostel-type dormitories: free laundry rooms, equipped gyms, self-study rooms, recreation rooms.
  • In dormitories with flats: gyms (for male/female students), rooms for various student and educational events, rooms for dance, yoga, and boxing classes, etc.
What is the monthly fee for dormitory? From 815 to 1345 roubles.