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Two Additional HSE – Moscow Programmes Receive International ZEvA Accreditation

Two Additional HSE – Moscow Programmes Receive International ZEvA Accreditation
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.

HSE University in St. Petersburg and UCL Open a New Master's Programme

HSE University in St. Petersburg and UCL Open a New Master's Programme
In the new joint master's programme 'Comparative Russian and Eurasian Politics', which will begin accepting applications in 2021, students will divide their time betwee University College London and HSE University - Saint Petersburg. Upon graduation, students will earn a double degree awarded by both universities. The programme is of interest of those who want to study politics in Russia and the post-Soviet region and gain a deeper knowledge of the area that will equip them for region-related careers or further study at the doctoral level.

Third International Economics Olympiad Kicks Off Online

Third International Economics Olympiad Kicks Off Online
This year’s International Economics Olympiad for high school students started on September 7 with an opening ceremony that celebrated the biggest and most diverse group of students yet to compete in the Olympiad, now in its third year. 29 teams from 29 countries will compete this time. The event, which is being held online due to the pandemic, will last until September 13.

'We Want to Become a Research and Project University for Each of You'

'We Want to Become a Research and Project University for Each of You'
HSE University Rector Yaroslav Kuzminov has welcomed first year students to HSE University. He told the newly enrolled students about the importance of wearing masks on campus, the autumn flu vaccination, as well as important changes in the educational process. The rector also congratulated them on starting their student life at HSE University.

Meetings with Classmates and First Lectures: New Academic Year Starts at HSE University

Meetings with Classmates and First Lectures: New Academic Year Starts at HSE University
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.

Student Research Paper Competition 2020 Accepting Submissions

Student Research Paper Competition 2020 Accepting Submissions
Any student or 2020 graduate of a Russian or international university is eligible to take part in the Student Research Paper Competition. Papers can be submitted from September 1 to October 15. The competition has been held at HSE University since 2003.

Brand New HSE Day: Discussions about the Future, Student-Led Workshops, Music, and Sports

Brand New HSE Day: Discussions about the Future, Student-Led Workshops, Music, and Sports
On September 10, students, faculty, alumni, and viewers from all over the world will celebrate one of HSE’s biggest events together. This year, for the first time ever, HSE Day will be held online. Read on to find out what activities await guests on the four virtual stages of the online campus.

Students in the HSE Faculty of Economic Sciences Switch to Project-based Learning

Students in the HSE Faculty of Economic Sciences Switch to Project-based Learning
In the new academic year, first-year students in the HSE Faculty of Economic Sciences will have the opportunity to work alongside senior students on joint projects that are both practice and research-oriented.

International Students Talk Living in Saint Petersburg and Studying at HSE

International Students Talk Living in Saint Petersburg and Studying at HSE
Many international students study at HSE University St. Petersburg's English-taught programmes. They come to Russia from different corners of the world for different reasons: to learn the Russian language, to live in a new place, or to immerse themselves in an intercultural environment. Several undergraduate students shared their impressions of studying at the university, interacting with classmates and lecturers, and living in St. Petersburg.

‘I Really Enjoyed This Summer School Experience’

‘I Really Enjoyed This Summer School Experience’
The HSE International Summer University completed its 2020 session on August 20. Due to the pandemic, the programme was held online for the first time. Students from all over the world met on Zoom to study Russian language as well as take a variety of subject specific courses and participate in informal activities.