- Fill out an application for a visa invitation and send it along with a scanned copy of your passport to email@example.com;
- The Higher School of Economics will apply to Federal Migration Service for an official invitation for each participant. This step should take one to three weeks;
- We will send you an official invitation either electronically or as a hard copy (Please inquire as to which is required by your local Russian embassy/consulate!);
- You apply for a Russian visa through your local embassy, consulate, or travel agency using the official invitation from Higher School of Economics.
FYI: you may also obtain a tourist visa. For this you do NOT need official invitation, so it will be much faster – but also more expensive. Please inquire in your local Russian embassy/consulate.