• Application Deadline
  • 48 months
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Graduates of this HSE and University of London Double Degree Programme in Economics Programme in Economics have a unique advantage in continuing their studies or in beginning their career anywhere in the world.

The programme is implemented by National Research University - Higher School of Economics (HSE) with the academic support of the London School of Economics and Political Science, combining top Russian and British standards of higher education in economics and finance.

The graduates hold profound knowledge in modern economic theory and its applications consistent with the international requirements. BSc graduates possess all necessary skills, qualification, and knowledge which allow them to start their professional or academic career in the global world in different language, cultural and professional environment.

The main academic principles of ICEF BSc programme are intellectual freedom and sell-fulfilment, critical approach to social and economic processes, high quality education and research, openness and transparency of teaching and assessment, equal high selection criteria and equal opportunities for all students and teachers.


Over 1550 graduates received BSc degrees from the Higher School of Economics and the University of London and around 200 graduates received MSc degrees from the Higher School of Economics and official letter of validation from the London School of Economics and Political Science. 

About 60% of the ICEF Bachelor’s programme graduates received the First and Upper Second class honours degrees from the University of London. These degrees are recognized by the best Master’s programmes worldwide.


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Detailed Programme Facts

Programme Structure

Course include:
  • Introduction to Microeconomics
  • Introduction to Macroeconomics
  • Calculus
  • Introduction to Probability Theory and Statistics
  • English Language
  • World Intellectual History 
  • History of Western Philosophy 
  • Information Computer Systems 
  • Programming and Databases 
  • Programming and Data Processing 

English Language Requirements

You need the following IELTS score:

  • Minimum required score:


    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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General Requirements

  • International applicants have to pass 2 examinations: English language and Mathematics. All examinations are held in English.
  • High-skilled and motivated applicants who possess high level of English knowledge and good mathematical background. Applicants must be high school graduates. We accept students with high school certificate from around the world. The level of received high school education should be equivalent to the US, British or Russian level of high school education.
  • Proficiency in English
  • Proficiency in Mathematics
  • Examination Sessions in February, March, April, May, June.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    12517 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 12517 EUR per year and a duration of 48 months.
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880 000 RUB

Living costs for Moscow

  • 41640 - 81440 RUB/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Based on the results of entrance examinations:

  • Final cumulative score for both exams  - 170 points or higher - size of scholarship: 70%
  • Final cumulative score for both exams  - 170 points or higher: Final cumulative score for both exams  - between 150 and 169 points - size of scholarship: 50 %
  • Final cumulative score for both exams  - between 140 and 149 points (for "Mathematics", "Software Engineering", "Applied Mathematics and Informatics" - between 135 and 149 points) - size of scholarship: 25 %

Early conclusion and payment of the tuition fee agreement:

  • Upon conclusion of agreement and payment of respective tuition fees no later than June 1 - size of scholarship: 5%

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