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‘Studying with Enthusiastic People Around is Fun’

‘Studying with Enthusiastic People Around is Fun’
In 2015 eight graduates from the HSE Faculty of Mathematics started PhD programmes at MIT, McGill, Caltech, Pennsylvania State University and other top universities. HSE 4th year student Dmitry Pirozhkov who has got a place at Columbia University talked to the HSE News Service about how to get onto a prestigious PhD programme and about his expectations and academic plans. 

New Prospects for ICEF Students

New Prospects for ICEF Students
The students’ exchange programme between ICEF HSE and Istanbul Bilgi University starts in September 2015. In the first semester of the next academic year several ICEF students will go to study at Bilgi University and Bilgi University students will spend a term at ICEF. The universities will also develop plans for cooperation between ICEF and Bilgi academics.

Postgraduates at the Institute of Education Become Part of the International Research Community

This year government funding is available for twenty places (4 times more than usual) on the Education and Pedagogical Sciences course at the HSE Postgraduate Institute of Education. Entry exams are in September but 15th May is the deadline for sending in a portfolio to increase your chances of getting a place. Here is a brief description of the course.

‘Our Students Are More Than Ready for Any Top-rated PhD Programme’

‘Our Students Are More Than Ready for Any Top-rated PhD Programme’
This year, 14 students and graduates of HSE's Faculty of Economics were admitted to PhD programmes at leading universities in the U.S. This is particularly noteworthy because nine of these students are seniors and graduates of HSE’s joint undergraduate programme with the New Economic School (NES) and of HSE’s undergraduate economics programme.

For the First Time, HSE Enters QS Top 100 Subject Rankings

HSE has entered the QS World University Rankings by Subject 2015 in the top 51-100 in Development Studies, and is the only Russian university in this category

Brazilian Student Comes to Russia to Realise His Dreams

Brazilian Student Comes to Russia to Realise His Dreams
Brazilian student Vicente Giaccaglini Ferraro has been interested in Russia since childhood, when he started learning Russian on his own. He is now studying in the Higher School of Economics’ Applied Politics master’s programme. In an interview with the HSE News Service, Vicente discusses what drew him towards Russia, why he chose HSE, and why he is happy when it is cold.

Preparatory Year Scholarships for International Students Seeking to Enter Russian-taught Master’s Programmes

Preparatory Year Scholarships for International Students Seeking to Enter Russian-taught Master’s Programmes
HSE is pleased to announce 75 scholarship places for international students in its Preparatory Year programme in Moscow. Over the course of 32 weeks, the programme trains international students so that upon completion they are ready to enter Russian-taught Master’s programmes.

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.

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.