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HSE Recognized by Heiskell Award for Internationalizing the Campus

HSE Recognized by Heiskell Award for Internationalizing the Campus
On March 20, the ceremony for the Andrew Heiskell Award for innovations in internationalization took place in New York. The Higher School of Economics became the first Russian university to receive honourable mention in Internationalizing the Campus category.

We Are Distinguished by Our Ability to Think Outside the Box

We Are Distinguished by Our Ability to Think Outside the Box
A team of students on the Financial Economics MA course has won the Russian finals of the CFA Institute Research Challenge. The winners talk about how their studies at the International College of Economics and Finance helps them achieve their professional goals.

Russian and American Students Research Legal Problems Together

Russian and American Students Research Legal Problems Together
On the 17th March 2015, 10 students from the University of Iowa, School of Law arrived in Moscow to take part in a research project with 2nd and 3rd year undergraduates at the HSE Faculty of Law. The aim of this international project is to compare legal interpretation of the same problems in Russia and the USA. In April, Russian students will go to America to finalize and present their joint projects.

Go East! DAAD Scholarships for Students from Germany at HSE this Summer

We are delighted to announce 25 scholarships for students from Germany who wish to enroll in HSE Moscow’s Summer University and HSE-St. Petersburg’s Summer School this year, as part of the DAAD programme Go East.

From Moscow to Madrid: HSE meets Spanish Students

Representatives from Russian 5-100 universities.
On March 4-8, HSE took part in the AULA International Educational Opportunities Exhibition in Madrid, Spain. Presenting alongside colleagues from other leading Russian universities in the 5-100 Project, representatives from HSE met with prospective students and talked about studying in Russia.

Over five days, the expo attracted more than 100,000 people. Young Spanish students were interested in HSE’s English- and Russian-taught programmes, especially Summer University.

ICEF Master’s Programme Trains You Well for Doing a PhD Abroad

Maria Kurakina studied on the ICEF Bachelor’s programme as well as on the Master’s programmes, and this year entered the PhD programme in Finance at the University of California, Berkeley. In her interview she talks about her studies at ICEF, her academic interests and what one should do to become a PhD student of the top American university.

International Students Share their Impressions on Studying at HSE

International Students Share their Impressions on Studying at HSE
There are many different reasons why international students choose to study at HSE — the university’s reputation, an interest in Russian culture and desire to learn Russian, an ambition to study with the acknowledged masters of economics, plans to work on the markets with Russian business, reasonably priced tuition.
France TV Info recently reported that increasing numbers of students are going abroad to study. The report showed French students on exchanges in Georgetown University (Washington, USA), The Moscow Conservatoire and HSE.
HSE News Service has spoken to some of French and German students currently going into their second semester at HSE who have shared with us their impressions of studying here, about their motivation and achievements, and about their plans for the future.

Winter Lessons at HSE

On 31st January to 2nd February 2015 HSE held its annual International Winter School. The Department of Public Policy and Master Programme in Political Analysis and Public Policy headed by professor Nina Belyaeva took part in the event. The Winter School welcomed participants from Germany, France, China, Japan and other countries.

HSE Winter School: The Whole World in Miniature

HSE Winter School: The Whole World in Miniature
From January 24 to February 4, HSE's Faculty of World Economy and International Affairs hosted an internationalwinter school. Sixty students from across the globe (Korea, Japan, China, Germany, Italy, Poland, Egypt, Morocco, to name but a few) came together for 12 days and were plunged into the hustle and bustle of daily life in Russia.

HSE Expands Transfer Opportunities for Students

HSE has developed a set of policies and procedures for foreign students wishing to transfer.