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Foreign Citizens Can Apply to Life-Changing HSE Global Scholarship Competition Until October 10

Foreign Citizens Can Apply to Life-Changing HSE Global Scholarship Competition Until October 10
The Global Scholarship Competition is one of HSE University’s most significant international projects. In 2022, it will take place for the ninth time. More than 4,000 participants join the Competition every year, and the number is growing annually. This year’s Competition will run from October 20 to October 30. It offers a great opportunity to enrol at HSE University as early as this December.

HSE Virtual Tour: Stroll Around the University from the Comfort of Your Home

HSE Virtual Tour: Stroll Around the University from the Comfort of Your Home
In June 2021, HSE University and Times Higher Education (THE) held the online Young Universities Summit. It marked the first time the summit was held with support from a Russian university, and the choice of HSE University was no coincidence—it is the only Russian university to be included in THE’s Young University Rankings. Preparations for the forum included the creation of a virtual tour of several HSE buildings. We spoke to Deputy Vice Rector Marina Kozak about the content of the tour and the practical applications of VR technology for the university.

‘In the Future, I Would Like to Become an HSE University Teacher’

‘In the Future, I Would Like to Become an HSE University Teacher’
Karina Kuzhanova, third-year student at the Faculty of Law, and Anna Yatsenko, second-year student at the Faculty of Economic Sciences, moved to Moscow from Kazakhstan to study at HSE University. They shared their impressions of studies and student life with the HSE News Service, as well as talking about some of the most inspirational things in the Russian capital.

HSE University Classes to Be Held On Site for All Students

HSE University Classes to Be Held On Site for All Students
Classes in the new academic year will take place on site for students of all HSE University campuses. Existing COVID safety precautions will remain in effect.

HSE University Advances 200 Places in ARWU

HSE University Advances 200 Places in ARWU
HSE University has demonstrated explosive growth in the Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU) (Shanghai Ranking), improving its standing by as many as 200 places. The university climbed to the 601-700 group of ARWU and advanced from 7-8th to the 4-5th among Russian universities.

‘I Felt That the High Reputation of HSE University Would Offer Me Great Advantages in My Career Path’

‘I Felt That the High Reputation of HSE University Would Offer Me Great Advantages in My Career Path’
Stephen Deduck, from New Jersey, USA, enrolled at HSE University after spending a study-abroad semester in St. Petersburg. He received his Master’s in International Business in 2020 and is now working in an international office of an American university to help other students interested in studying abroad. Stephen spoke to us about the content of the master’s programme, the benefits of learning Russian, and why HSE University is a great choice for international students.

Apply for HSE University Programmes Until August 15

Apply for HSE University Programmes Until August 15
HSE University welcomes applicants from all over the world. The university offers online and on-campus study programmes at different levels, with instruction in English and Russian. International applicants can apply for graduate and undergraduate programmes until August 15 (11:59 pm Moscow time) and may be eligible for partial scholarships.

HSE University Rated Highly by International Students

HSE University Rated Highly by International Students
The majority of foreign students at HSE University feel at home, are happy with their study experience and would apply here again if given the choice. They would also recommend HSEUniversity to others. These are the results of a survey of international students published in the latest edition of the That's So HSE newsletter.

‘I Am Very Happy to Graduate from the Best University in the Country’

‘I Am Very Happy to Graduate from the Best University in the Country’
International applications to HSE University are open until August 10 for graduate programmes and August 15 for undergraduate programmes. Every year, the university attracts a large number of international students to its Russian and English-taught programmes. HSE News Service spoke to a student currently enrolled at HSE University and a recent graduate about their experiences and impressions.

International Relations, Energy, and a Long-Distance Relationship with Russia: A Brazilian Student's Story

Tulio Bunder
Having earned degrees in International Relations and Energy, Tulio Bunder from Brazil wanted to pursue his research in Eurasian Energy Geopolitics, which led him to the Master's programme in Comparative Politics of Eurasia. Though based in another BRICS country, he decided to study in Russia—and despite the challenges posed by the pandemic and his long-distance relationship with Saint Petersburg and HSE University, he seems happy with his choice.