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Master's Programme 'Politics. Economics. Philosophy': Perfect Combination of Three Disciplines

Modelled on classical British programmes, the HSE Master's Programme 'Politics. Economics. Philosophy' (PEP) helps students delve deeper into economics and political science, broaden their philosophical outlook, develop their critical thinking skills, and enhance their social and academic capital. HSE News Services spoke with current first-year student Tamás Barnák and programme alumnus Franz Walternberger about why they chose PEP and what it is like to study at HSE University.

'In the Future I Want to Open a Business School in Nigeria'

'In the Future I Want to Open a Business School in Nigeria'
Graduate of HSE University and University of Luxemburg Tobi Oladiran from Nigeria reflects on his experience and takeaways from the Master’s programme in Strategic Corporate Finance and the double track it offers.

‘Extremely Dynamic’: First-Year International Master’s Students Share Their Experiences Studying Modern Asia at HSE University

 Shanghai at night
HSE University’s Master’s Programme in Socioeconomic and Political Development of Modern Asia prepares students for careers in academia, diplomacy, government, or NGOs. HSE News Service spoke with first-year students Francesca Cuozzo and Huang Shiyi about choosing the programme, the admissions process, and studying remotely from their respective home countries of Italy and China.

Choosing to Study in Russia

Choosing to Study in Russia
Why do international students choose Russian universities?

‘The Rich Networking Experience That HSE University Offers Is No Less Important Than Grades And Knowledge’

Arslan Shakhnazarov
Why do international students choose HSE University, and what is it like to move to another country? Arslan Shakhnazarov, second-year undergraduate student at ICEF, shared his story and talked about how he, just an ordinary guy from Bukhara, Uzbekistan, chose a university on his own, passed the entrance test to HSE accidentally, found himself in the top 10 of the student ranking, started working at Tinkoff, and still hasn’t stopped dreaming big.

‘Success of Data Science Professionals Depends on Training’

Jingtao Xu, a second-year student from China, is pursuing his Bachelor’s in Data Science and Business Analytics, a double degree programme between HSE University and the University of London. In an interview with HSE News Service, he describes the hard and soft skills he has gained at HSE, as well as the ups and downs of studying online. He also told us about his favourite places in Moscow.

‘Serious and Honest Attitude to Work Is Exactly What We Need in the Future’

Trang Pham
What attracts international students to HSE University? What subjects are easier to study online? What are the biggest challenges for an international student in a Russian-taught programme? HSE News Service spoke with Trang Pham, from Hanoi, who is currently studying at the HSE Faculty of World Economy and International Affairs.

Online Opportunities for International Graduate Applicants in 2021

Online Opportunities for International Graduate Applicants in 2021
Use all online opportunities for international prospective students in 2021 to get to know HSE University and its Master's programmes!

'Try Something New and Don’t Be Afraid of Anything'

Rashid Mustafin
Rashid Mustafin came to the Moscow campus of the HSE University from Aksu, Kazakhstan. He is currently in his third year studying Foreign Languages and Intercultural Communication in the Faculty of Humanities. When the pandemic began, Rashid continued living in the HSE student dormitory. He spoke with the HSE News Service about his experience of getting into HSE and his time here as a student.How I found out about HSE

‘Applying for the HSE Programme Was the Best Decision in My Life’

Nadezhda Svishcheva
Nadezhda Svishcheva is a third-year bachelor’s student in the Foreign Languages and Intercultural Communication programme. To attend HSE University, the girl moved from Pavlodar — a small city in north-eastern Kazakhstan where she was born and raised. Nadezhda spoke with the HSE News Service about enrolling in the HSE programme and adapting to life in Moscow.