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‘The Point of Studying Economics Is to Work for the Greater Good in a World of Limited Resources’

‘The Point of Studying Economics Is to Work for the Greater Good in a World of Limited Resources’
Han Da Eun from South Korea and Yang Yi from China are fourth-year students of the Bachelor’s in Economics run by the HSE University Faculty of Economic Sciences. The pair spoke to the HSE News Service about how they ended up in Russia and HSE University, their experiences of learning Russian, and how they’ve managed to succeed in subjects from mathematics to sociology in this difficult foreign language.

‘I Am Very Pleased with My Choice: HSE Is a Very Good University with Good Lecturers and Smart Students’

‘I Am Very Pleased with My Choice: HSE Is a Very Good University with Good Lecturers and Smart Students’
Many international students choose HSE University as their academic mobility destination. Some travel to Moscow to immerse themselves in a new culture, while others take online mobility options due to pandemic-related restrictions. HSE News Service spoke to three students about their exchange semester at HSE University.

‘I Really Enjoy Learning Russian’

‘I Really Enjoy Learning Russian’
Karla Sofía Torres Pesquera is an exchange student from ITAM, Mexico City. She is spending one semester at HSE University, from January to June. She has talked to HSE News Service about the courses she is taking this semester and also described her life at the HSE dorm.

‘I Chose the Programme for Its Flexibility’

‘I Chose the Programme for Its Flexibility’
Master’s programme in Governance of Science, Technology, and Innovation has been offered by HSE ISSEK since 2014. It helps students acquire knowledge about science, technology and innovation management and policy. Below, Dirk Meissner, Academic Supervisor of the programme, talks about its key features and development. Besides, first and second-year international students describe their reasons for enrolling in the programme and share their experience of studying at HSE.

Open Doors Competition Gives International Students Opportunity to Study in Russia

Open Doors Competition Gives International Students Opportunity to Study in Russia
Registration is now open for the Open Doors: Russian Scholarship Project, Russia’s first competition for international students applying to Master’s programmes. With registration open until January 15, 2018, the competition consists of two remote stages: a portfolio contest and an online contest. The first stage will take place from December 1 to January 15.

Checking into Student Dormitories

Please find here the latest news regarding accommodation at HSE dormitories.

'I’ve Liked HSE and Moscow a Lot'

'I’ve Liked HSE and Moscow a Lot'
Carlos Cortez, a bronze medallist of the International Mathematical Olympiad (2011, 2012, 2013) and a Mathematics graduate of MIT, recently completed a two-month research internship at the HSE Faculty of Mathematics under the supervision of Professor Sergei Lando. He will soon be pursuing a Master’s degree at University Paris-Sud in France followed by a PhD at Northwestern University (USA).  The research internship was made possible through a cooperation agreement between MIT International Science and Technology Initiatives (MISTI) and HSE.

Summer Intensive Preparatory Course at HSE Nizhny Novgorod

HSE Nizhny Novgorod is launching a summer preparatory course for international students. The programme’s main goal is to give international students knowledge of general and professional Russian required for successfully mastering HSE’s educational programmes.

International Students Can Apply for Fee-paying Slots at HSE until August

International Students Can Apply for Fee-paying Slots at HSE until August
April 1st, 2017 was the deadline for international students claiming state-financed slots on master’s programmes funded by scholarships from the Russian Government. The application period for undergraduate programmes lasts until May 2, and for fee-paying slots in undergraduate and master’s programmes – until mid-August. Some of the prospective students will have the opportunity to get a tuition fee discount.
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