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Moscow Discovery for HSE Student from China

This summer Lin Yang, a master’s student at ICEF, won one of the prizes in the creative contest ‘How I decided to come study at the HSE’ for his work ‘The Journey of my HSE Life’. HSE News Service has taken the opportunity to talk to Lin about his experience studying and living in Moscow.

‘My Time in the Summer University Was Such a Discovery’

‘My Time in the Summer University Was Such a Discovery’
The Summer University at the Higher School of Economics, which brought 42 students from 11 countries together for six weeks, has ended. Students of all ages who studied at the university spoke about their impressions of the HSE, the unexpected knowledge they gained, and about continuing education in general.

HSE Master’s Students to Study alongside Students from the University of Maryland

Joint classes will begin in February 2015 for first-year master’s students in the State and Local Administration programme at HSE’s St. Petersburg campus and students in the Urban Studies and Planning master’s programme at the University of Maryland (U.S.). Classes will be held in the format of video conferences and take place once a week over the course of three semesters.

First HSE International Summer University Begins

First HSE International Summer University Begins
Over the course of six weeks, students from 12 countries, including South Korea, China, Turkey, Pakistan, Iran, Afghanistan, the U.S., Norway and others, will attend lectures, participate in seminars and master classes, and study Russian under the supervision of leading HSE instructors.

Applied Cultural Studies Programme Offering New Museum Studies Courses

In the new academic year, HSE’s Master’s Programme in Applied Cultural Studies is offering three new courses developed together with the Polytechnic Museum, Reinwardt Academie (Amsterdam, Netherlands), and the University of Leicester's School of Museum Studies (Leicester, Great Britain). The courses are called ‘Museology,’ ‘Museums in the Digital Age,’ and ‘Curating in the Modern Museum’.

12 Master's Programmes You Didn't Expect to Find at the HSE

12 Master's Programmes You Didn't Expect to Find at the HSE
The Higher School of Economics, in keeping with its name, has long been a university where people study subjects well outside the realm of economics and the social sciences. One can understand how broad the spectrum of educational programmes is by looking at the HSE’s graduate school, where it is possible to learn how to work in the most diverse areas – from the nano-industry to art auctions.

Master in Comparative Social Research Open Day

On June 16, 2014, the International Master in Comparative Social Research Open Day will be held at the HSE. The event is organized by the HSE Faculty of Sociology in Moscow and St. Petersburg together with the Laboratory of Comparative Social Research.

The HSE Saint Petersburg Opened Its Doors to International Students

HSE International Week in Saint Petersburg was a great success. This first-time event took place on February 10-14, 2014. The international students, who came to Saint Petersburg for the event, met with the University’s best lecturers and researchers and visited the city’s attractions.

Morocco, Italy, and South Korea Found Common Interests in Russia

Morocco, Italy, and South Korea Found Common Interests in Russia
The students from nine countries took part in the HSE International Winter School. In addition to various student presentations, lectures, and consultations by experts, the school programme also included role-playing games.

HSE Gets Closer to English Readers

The Higher School of Economics has created an official Facebook page in English for foreign student applicants and teachers who are considering work or study in Russia.