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Education

‘If You Don’t Think About the Lost Opportunities, the Semester Hasn’t Been So Bad’

‘If You Don’t Think About the Lost Opportunities, the Semester Hasn’t Been So Bad’
Student international academic mobility has been an integral part of life at HSE University for a long time. Every year, hundreds of HSE students study abroad at universities all over the world.  Even now, during the pandemic, many of them did not come back to Russia, opting instead to continue their studies abroad. Students spoke with the HSE News Service about life in the university dorms during quarantine and taking their programme courses and exams online.

Belgian Student Combines Urban Planning and Slavic Studies at HSE University

Charlotte Rottiers
Charlotte Rottiers is a master’s exchange student from Ghent University (Belgium). This semester she is taking courses at HSE University on urban planning in the ‘Prototyping Future Cities’ Master’s Programme as well as courses on Russian language and culture in the Faculty of Humanities. HSE News Service spoke with Charlotte about her courses, living in Moscow, and her extensive weekend travels.

Laia Puig i Esparon on studies at HSE Moscow, dorm life and travelling around Russia by train

Spanish exchange student at HSE Moscow
Laia Puig i Espares, a Journalism and Humanities student from la Universitat Pompeu Fabra (Spain, Barcelona), spent her Erasmus+ semester at HSE University Moscow and shares what she learned about Russian history, people and everyday life.

Alliance 4 Universities Continues Funding Academic Mobility with Russian Universities

Alliance 4 Universities Continues Funding Academic Mobility with Russian Universities
Alliance 4 Universities (Spain) have been awarded funding in this year´s round of Erasmus+ ICM awards, which will enable them  to continue the student and staff exchange programme with HSE University in 2020-2021.

Exchange Program: an Interview with a Student from South Africa

Exchange Program: an Interview with a Student from South Africa
Helena Wiehahn, postgraduate student of Stellenbosch University, spent the last Fall semester at the HSE Faculty of Computer Science. She told us about the exchange program, differences between the two countries and "Ded Moroz”.

Apply for Increased Scholarship Competition

HSE is now accepting applications for the competition for increased state academic scholarships for outstanding academic, research, public, cultural, creative or sports achievements. International students on full-tuition Russian government scholarships are eligible to apply.

Chinese Student Reflects on Living and Studying in Saint Petersburg

Chinese Student Reflects on Living and Studying in Saint Petersburg
Charlie Song is a Chinese student who spent a semester at HSE University–St. Petersburg, focusing on Russian, Eurasian and Post-Soviet Studies. Charlie shared his impressions of Russian culture and life in St. Petersburg with the HSE news service, as well as some helpful tips for other international students.

From Istanbul Bilgi University to HSE, Students Share Their Experiences

For Yiğit Tahmisoğlu, Süleyman Saltoğlu and Ekimhan Can – students from Istanbul Bilgi University – the opportunity to study in the HSE and University of London Double Degree Bachelor’s Programme in Economics  has meant facing a number of challenges while simultaneously benefiting greatly from what the programme has to offer.

‘Being Smart’ Will Mean Different Things for Different Cities

‘Being Smart’ Will Mean Different Things for Different Cities
Neeraj Mazumder, a native of India, is a first-year student in the Master’s programme Prototyping Future Cities offered by HSE’s Vysokovsky Graduate School of Urbanism. He received his Bachelor’s in Architecture from Jawaharlal Nehru Architecture and Fine Arts University in Hyderabad and came to Moscow to study how cities can be analyzed and smart cities designed.