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Applications for International Study Tour Experience Open Until October 31

Applications for International Study Tour Experience Open Until October 31
Registration is now open for the international Study Tour Experience, which gives foreign master’s applicants an opportunity to spend two weeks living as HSE University students and choose a master’s programme for further study. The Study Tour Experience will take place from November 14–28 and is available both online and in-person. Russian- and English-taught tracks are available. Participants are selected based on motivation letters.

Pursuing a PhD in Russia: ‘Attractive and Exotic’

Pursuing a PhD in Russia: ‘Attractive and Exotic’
After getting his Master’s degree in Computer Science in Rome, Julio Carrasquel decided not to pursue a corporate career in IT, but to move to Moscow to get a PhD at HSE University. As a result, he received a scholarship on the Advanced Doctoral Programme, successfully defended his thesis, and was named one of the university’s Best Teachers. Julio talked with the HSE News Service about his path in academia and life in Russia.

‘I See that Senior Students and HSE University Staff Are the Kind of People You Can Rely on’

‘I See that Senior Students and HSE University Staff Are the Kind of People You Can Rely on’
How do I find my way between numerous HSE campuses? How will I survive if I don’t speak any Russian? What is a polite way of addressing my professors? These are only a few of the questions international students have when they come to study at HSE University. At the beginning of the new academic year, HSE University is running a series of Orientation Sessions for new international students to address these questions and help them settle into their life in Moscow.

‘After a Year of Studying Here, I Can Say that HSE is a Free and Modern University’

‘After a Year of Studying Here, I Can Say that HSE is a Free and Modern University’
Applications are underway for the HSE International Olympiad (HSE INTO), which is now available in Russian, English, and French. Winners of this competition can study at HSE University for free. The registration deadline is September 30th, 2022. The HSE News Service talked to some HSE University students who won admission as part of the Olympiad about their experiences.

‘The Potential of Computer Vision Technologies is Hard to Overestimate’

‘The Potential of Computer Vision Technologies is Hard to Overestimate’
Admission to Russia's first Master of Computer Vision online programme at HSE University has been extended until 20th September. The programme will be delivered entirely in English and has been developed by HSE researchers and leading experts from Huawei, Itseez3D, Intel, Harman, and Xperience.ai, who are all involved in cutting-edge research in the field of computer vision.

A Contemporary Education and a Multicultural Environment: International Student Life at HSE University

A Contemporary Education and a Multicultural Environment: International Student Life at HSE University
Arfa Amjad, from Pakistan, enrolled in the Master’s programme in Critical Media Studies at HSE University in 2021. In her interview, she talks about how her time at HSE University is an opportunity not only to dive deeper into her field, but to make friends and share cultures with students and lecturers from Russia and around the world.

‘May You Believe in Yourselves, Never Rest on Your Laurels, And Always Strive for More’

‘May You Believe in Yourselves, Never Rest on Your Laurels, And Always Strive for More’
The new academic year has kicked off at HSE University. Rector Nikita Anisimov greeted the students, staff and particularly new arrivals on Knowledge Day—September 1, which, as he emphasised, symbolises the beginning of a new journey and new achievements.

ICEF Holds Summer Bridge School in Financial Economics

ICEF Holds Summer Bridge School in Financial Economics
The ICEF Summer Bridge School prepares students from various countries and universities for their master’s studies. It is a short-term summer programme for students of bachelor’s and master’s programmes who are planning to apply to the Master’s in Financial Economics at ICEF and similar master’s programmes at other universities in the coming year. The participants of this year’s School included students from Uzbekistan, Russia, Ghana, Azerbaijan, Italy, Armenia, Nigeria, China, Turkey, and others.

‘I Can't Wait to Learn and to Meet Great People at HSE University’

Faiz Arsyad
International students are beginning to arrive at HSE University for the new academic year. Among them are students from Indonesia. Some of them even had a chance to take their parents on a tour of the campus. How does one become an HSE University student? What do the university’s venues have to offer? What is it like to live in Moscow? The new arrivals shared their first impressions with the HSE News Service.

'Studying and Living in Russia is so Enriching, Fun and Interesting'

'Studying and Living in Russia is so Enriching, Fun and Interesting'
Under an agreement between HSE University-St Petersburg and the University of Trento (UniTrento), students of the Master’s programme 'Modern Social Analysis' can participate in a double degree track. Cecilia Brazioli, from Italy, is a participant of the track who shared her impressions of studying in Russia.