Our Summer Studying Shamans, the Mayan calendar, and the Kaqchikel Language

Our Summer Studying Shamans, the Mayan calendar, and the Kaqchikel Language
Is it possible to learn a new language well enough in just two weeks to conduct linguistic research on it? This is an entirely standard practice for linguists, according to Sasha Kozhukhar and Liza Vostokova, both students in the Linguistic Theory and Language Description master’s programme. This past summer, Sasha and Liza went on an expedition to Guatemala to study Kaqchikel, an indigenous Mayan language.

Users Can Now Get Free Certificates for Taking HSE Courses on Coursera

Thousands of learners now have the opportunity to obtain free certificates for taking HSE courses on Coursera.

Faculty of Physics Opens at HSE

Students at HSE will be able to enroll in undergraduate and Master’s programmes in Physics, starting in 2017. Furthermore, including those working on doctorates, students will also be able to carry out research not only at HSE laboratories, but also several leading institutes of the Russian Academy of Sciences (RAS), which are launching joint departments with our new faculty. 

ICEF Students Are the Best on University of London International Programme in 2016

University of London published a list of ICEF 2-3 years' students who received Awards and Letters of Commendation for Academic Achievements on the University of London International Programme 2016 and 2-4 years' students who showed best results in the world by subjects.

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users signed up for HSE courses through Coursera and Russia’s National Open Education Platform

HSE One of Four Russian Universities in THE Top-100 Subject Rankings

Higher School of Economics (HSE) is the sole Russian academic institution to appear on the ranking’s Top-100 for ‘Business and Economics’, holding the 83rd spot.

Olympiad Competitions for Prospective Students

We are delighted to announce Olympiad competitions for prospective international undergraduate students this fall. Olympiads are open to current secondary school students and secondary school graduates who are under the age of 30.

HSE Announces Student Research Competition

Students from universities in Russia and abroad have until October 31st to submit their applications for HSE’s open competition for research conducted in business informatics, computer science, mathematics, media communications, and political science.

HSE Among 8 Russian Universities on THE Top-500

According to the Times Higher Education (THE) world university ranking, Higher School of Economics (HSE) entered its 401-500 range out of 980 institutions of higher learning throughout the world in 2016. In particular, HSE ranked No. 4 among the Russian universities on THE. 

HSE Improves its Standing in QS Under 50 Ranking

Higher School of Economics (HSE) has improved its position in the QS ranking for universities that have been in operation for less than 50 years (Under 50). HSE now stands in the 51-60 range, moving up from the 81-90 group.