You can apply to a mobility program without a language certificate IELTS/TOEFL if:
— a partner institution accepts other official language certificates (applicable for BA and MA students);
— if a partner institution does not require an official certificate (you can provide HSE Independent English Exam certificate or Europass Language Passport (applicable for BA students only).
НSE Independent English Exam certificate does not equal to the official IELTS certificate.
It’s up to a student what information they find important to include into their motivation letter and weather to write a motivation letter for each of the selected universities or one for all.
Keep in mind that a motivation letter is your only chance to introduce yourself and announce your intentions to the Selection committee.
The Committee takes into consideration both cumulative and current ratings as well as percentile. The latest published scores are taken into account.
The tuition discount at HSE remains if a student successfully passes the exams at a partner institution and has the grades transferred into the HSE grading system.
Students can take part in a mobility program during their last semester if they have an approval from the Academic Supervisor of their study program.
Students should find out the terms of the thesis defense at their study office.
You can withdraw from a selection process at any moment, having informed CISM about your decision. Do it as soon as you have made up your mind, so that the spot reserved for you could be passed on to the other student.
It is possible. However, a student will have to look for a program and apply to the institution by themselves as well as cover all the expenses, including tuition fees.
Yes, they can. However, if a student going on an exchange interrupts their training at the department, the department will have to expel them with no right of readmission.