HSE University attracts international students both from countries of the former Soviet Union as well as Europe. Anna Grokhovska (Latvia), a Master’s student at the Institute of Education, and Karina Samokhvalova (Kyrgyzstan) a fourth-year student in the Faculty of Humanities, share their impressions of studying at HSE and living in Moscow.
From February 15 to February 20, HSE University hosted the Study Tour Experience for prospective international students of Master’s programmes. Due to the epidemiological situation, this academic year, the project was held in an online format, which allowed participants to attend lectures by all four HSE campuses within one week without even leaving their home country.
Federal Service for Surveillance on Consumer Rights Protection and Human Wellbeing (Rospotrebnadzor) has cancelled a 2-week quarantine for international students arriving in Russia. Starting from February 18, foreign students who were already enrolled in HSE University will be able to arrive to Russia and start their studies (in case they are allowed to cross the border).
Rashid Mustafin came to the Moscow campus of the HSE University from Aksu, Kazakhstan. He is currently in his third year studying Foreign Languages and Intercultural Communication in the Faculty of Humanities. When the pandemic began, Rashid continued living in the HSE student dormitory. He spoke with the HSE News Service about his experience of getting into HSE and his time here as a student.How I found out about HSE
Nadezhda Svishcheva is a third-year bachelor’s student in the Foreign Languages and Intercultural Communication programme. To attend HSE University, the girl moved from Pavlodar — a small city in north-eastern Kazakhstan where she was born and raised. Nadezhda spoke with the HSE News Service about enrolling in the HSE programme and adapting to life in Moscow.
Amiran Karatsev won the 2020 HSE Global Scholarship Competition (GSC) in Tajikistan in subjects that are not usually taught in high school: philosophy and psychology. Amiran spoke to HSE News Service about the advantages of participating in person, why some of the Competition tasks have no correct answer, and how to not only effectively prepare for it, but have fun while doing it. Let’s prepare for the 2021 GSC together with 2020 winners!
The Central Agency for Evaluation and Accreditation (ZEvA) determined that the HSE Bachelor’s programme in ‘Sociology’ and the HSE Master’s programme in ‘Comparative Social Research’ meet international educational quality standards. Both programmes have been accredited unconditionally for six years.
How HSE students are returning to the University after a long period of distance learning and what first-year students expect from their studies – in the photo report of HSE news service.
Classes in the Master of Data Science programme have recently begun. This is the first Master’s programme in Russia taught entirely online on Coursera global educational platform. All classes are conducted in English.
Set to launch in the fall of 2020, HSE’s new English-taught master’s programme ‘Economics, Politics, and Business in Asia’ is now accepting applications. Students of the programme will spend their first and fourth semesters at HSE University in Moscow and their second and third semesters at Kyung Hee University in South Korea. Programme graduates will receive a diploma from each partner university. Professor Denis Shcherbakov, programme Academic Supervisor, explains what students can expect in the new programme.