About Olympiad

HSE International Olympiad (HSE INTO) is the largest international project of HSE. For 8 years now, HSE has been helping students from different countries to get a higher education!

Why apply to HSE University?

The only Russian university in the top-100 of THE Young University Rankings 2021

93 Bachelor’s programs in all relevant fields of study

4 campuses: Moscow, St. Petersburg, Nizhny Novgorod and Perm

Over 5,500 international students

HSE is a family. There's a strong community of students and graduates, an exciting student life, relevant education and many opportunities to build a successful career.

Why participate in INTO HSE?

  • Winners and laureates of INTO HSE are eligible for full-tuition waivers, as well as tuition discounts up to 75%
  • The benefits are valid for the entire period of study, you do not have to prove your eligibility for full-tuition waivers every year.
  • The results of the Olympiad are already available in December - earlier than all the entrance exams. 
  • INTO HSE diplomas are valid for two consecutive years following the Olympiad
  • If you participate in two consecutive years, the best result counts.

Preparing for participation in INTO HSE is an opportunity to gain more expertise on a certain field of study, experience in entrance exams, new acquaintances and a chance to get a state-financed place before many other applicants.

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For Olympiad participants

Ready to help you Mon-Fri 10 am - 6 pm (UTC+3)
Tel.: +7 909 628 4425
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For organisers and partners

E-mail: interolymp@hse.ru
Tel: +7 909 628 4425