The HSE Graduate School of Business conducted a unique two-day online winter school with cutting-edge teaching and learning practices: case methods, design thinking, and business games. Participants from 16 countries took part in free workshops by business professionals and earned extra points for admission.
One of the most popular minors that HSE University students can choose in their second and third years is 'Startup from Scratch'. With the teachers’ support, students launch their own business projects, including startups for the production and sale of souvenirs and cosmetics, which can serve as unique New Year gifts.
The HSE Faculty of Computer Science, Yandex, and Otkritie Bank are holding the fifth International Data Analysis Olympiad (IDAO). There will be two competition stages: the qualifying round will last from February 1 to 28, 2022, and the finals will take place from April 16-17. Registration for the event is already underway.
The results of exams organized by the University of London (UoL) and the London School of Economics (LSE, a constituent college of UoL) have been announced. Students of HSE ICEF, the HSE Faculty of World Economy and International Relations (WEIA) and the HSE Faculty of Computer Science (FCS) have achieved the highest grades in a variety of subjects and confirmed their reputation as the top representatives of international programmes. Fourteen HSE students received awards for their academic achievements.
HSE University has signed a student exchange agreement with Peking University, one of China’s biggest and oldest universities. The signing took place on November 26 as part of the closing ceremony of the China-Russia Year of Scientific and Technological Innovation.
International Relations, Energy, and a Long-Distance Relationship with Russia: A Brazilian Student's Story
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.
HSE University continues to develop its new study format for students embarking on a research career: the Combined Master's-PhD track. This year, there will be 75 places for Master’s students on the track—two thirds more than last year. HSE Vice Rector Sergey Roshchin talks about the appeal of the combined-track option, how to enrol, and the achievements of last year’s applicants.
HSE Master’s programmes are not only popular among Russian bachelor’s graduates but applicants from CIS countries as well. Adil Khaziev and Zafar Makhsudaliev discuss why pursuing a Master’s degree at HSE is a good choice for international students and what key advantages HSE University has to offer.
Kamola Talipova from Tashkent has been living in Russia for the past five years. She earned her Bachelor’s degree at HSE University – St. Petersburg and is now pursuing a Master’s degree at the Faculty of World Economy and International Affairs at the HSE Moscow campus. Kamola spoke with HSE News Service about St. Petersburg and Moscow, the admissions process, and studying online.
Having partner companies is an important factor in the competitiveness of any Master’s programme. One of the partners of the programme ‘Germanica: History and Modernity’, which launched last year at the Faculty of Humanities, is the Russian-German Chamber of Commerce. Already in their first year of study, several students have been hired by the Chamber as interns.